Music anniversaries to be commemorated on August 11: births, premieres...

Thousands of anniversaries. In 2020, classical music and opera offer many opportunities for music lovers to commemorate composers, conductors, performers and operatic artists, to celebrate the first performances of essential works or the opening of emblematic concert halls. From January to December, there are 365 opportunities to revisit a repertoire, a recording or simply to explore 10 centuries of classical music. Something to satisfy all the inquiring minds.

August 11: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 11, there are no less than 73 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Joseph Callaerts (190th anniversary, Birth), Alexander Mosolov (120th anniversary, Birth), Alfred Zamara (80th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.

All important anniversaries to commemorate a August 11

 

August 11

2019

Jan Buchwald, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 45)

2011

Kalju Karask, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, Estonian actor, singer and opera singer (1931-2011)

Death (age 80)

2008

Karel Risinger, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, Czech composer and musicologist

Death (age 88)

2005

Gisela Schmidting, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, German actress and opera singer

Death (age 85)

2002

Kyoko Suzuki, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, Japanese violinist (1920-2002)

Death (age 82)

1998

Nadia <strong>Azzi</strong> Nadia Azzi, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, American classical pianist of Lebanese-Japanese origin

Birth (22th anniversary)

1996

Rafael <strong>Kubelík</strong> Rafael Kubelík, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, Czech conductor, violinist, composer and director conductor of Czech philharmony

Death (age 82)

1995

Karel Berman, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, Czech actor, music educator, composer, opera singer, professor and translator

Death (age 76)

1993

1988

1984

Tairiku Sada, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, violinist, concertmaster

Birth (36th anniversary)

1981

Dominika Zamara, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, Polish opera singer

Birth (39th anniversary)

1977

Nicolas <strong>Horvath</strong> Nicolas Horvath, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, French pianist and electroacoustic composer

Birth (43th anniversary)

1966

Juan María Solare, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, Composer and pianist, born in Argentina, he lives in Germany. Contemporary classical and Tango Nuevo.

Birth (54th anniversary)

1965

Christian Elsner, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, German singer, opera singer and music educator

Birth (55th anniversary)

1964

Helena Kaupová, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, opera singer, pedagogue

Birth (56th anniversary)

1961

Rachel Laurin, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, Canadian organist

Birth (59th anniversary)

1959

Eda Zahharova, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, Estonian opera singer

Birth (61th anniversary)

1952

1945

Gary Graham, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, Canadian musician, organist, pianist, and music director

Birth

1943

1939

Attila Bozay, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, Hungarian composer and university professor

Birth

1933

Tamás Vásáry, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, Hungarian pianist and conductor

Birth (87th anniversary)

1932

Nicola Geisse-Winkel, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 60)

1927

Raymond <strong>Leppard</strong> Raymond Leppard, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, British conductor and harpsichordist

Birth

1915

Kunio Toda, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, Japanese composer and musicologist (1915-2003)

Birth

1914

Pol Plançon, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, French opera singer, operatic bass

Death (age 63)

1903

1877

1863

Árpád <strong>Szendy</strong> Árpád Szendy, Anniversaries (August 11), Classical music history, Hungarian composer, music educator and pianist

Birth

1861

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