Music anniversaries to be commemorated on August 22: 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 22: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 22, there are no less than 49 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Joseph Schütz (230th anniversary, Birth), Vasily Dekhteryov (110th anniversary, Birth), Raffaele Arié (100th anniversary, Birth), Dorothy Dorow (90th anniversary, Birth), Pia Raanoja (60th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.

All important anniversaries to commemorate a August 22

 

August 22

2002

Mark Bucci, Anniversaries (August 22), Classical music history, American composer, lyricist, and dramatist.

Death (age 78)

2001

Kurt Reimann, Anniversaries (August 22), Classical music history, German opera singer and actor

Death (age 88)

1988

1978

Siranush Gasparyan, Anniversaries (August 22), Classical music history, Armenian dramatic soprano

Birth (42th anniversary)

1977

Cathrine Winnes, Anniversaries (August 22), Classical music history, Norwegian conductor

Birth (43th anniversary)

1970

Nadir Vassena, Anniversaries (August 22), Classical music history, Swiss composer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1960

1959

Deborah Sasson, Anniversaries (August 22), Classical music history, American musician and opera singer

Birth (61th anniversary)

1954

Gary Kulesha, Anniversaries (August 22), Classical music history, Canadian composer

Birth (66th anniversary)

1951

Georg Maikl, Anniversaries (August 22), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Death (age 79)

1938

Günter Neumann, Anniversaries (August 22), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Birth (82th anniversary)

1937

Lyudmyla Tsurkan, Anniversaries (August 22), Classical music history, Ukrainian opera singer and music educator

Birth

1933

Robert Hale, Anniversaries (August 22), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (87th anniversary)

Néstor de la Torre Comminges, Anniversaries (August 22), Classical music history, Spanish opera singer -baritone- (1875, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria -1933, Madrid)

Death (age 58)

1931

Yōichirō Ōmachi, Anniversaries (August 22), Classical music history, Japanese conductor

Birth (89th anniversary)

1922

1920

Raffaele Arié, Anniversaries (August 22), Classical music history, Bulgarian singer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1879

Joan Gamisans Arabí, Anniversaries (August 22), Classical music history, Spanish singer and composer (1879-1933)

Birth

1867

Jens Elias Berntsen, Anniversaries (August 22), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, actor, conductor, teacher

Birth

1865

1831

Luise Dustmann-Meyer, Anniversaries (August 22), Classical music history, German singer, opera singer and music educator

Birth

 

1798

Emerich Václav Petřík, Anniversaries (August 22), Classical music history, Czech composer and violoncellist

Death (age 70)

1790

Joseph Schütz, Anniversaries (August 22), Classical music history, German actor, singer, librettist and theater director

Birth

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