Music anniversaries to be commemorated on August 24: 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 24: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 24, there are no less than 76 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: František Xaver Jiřík (260th anniversary, Birth), Ingeborg Bronsart von Schellendorf (180th anniversary, Birth), Vladimir Vasilyev (120th anniversary, Death), Rajko Koritnik (90th anniversary, Birth), Anna Medek (60th 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 24

 

August 24

2012

Elisabeth Schärtel, Anniversaries (August 24), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 92)

2006

James Tenney, Anniversaries (August 24), Classical music history, American composer and music theorist

Death (age 72)

1999

1995

George Li, Anniversaries (August 24), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (25th anniversary)

Emily Horner, Anniversaries (August 24), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (25th anniversary)

1988

Kenneth Leighton, Anniversaries (August 24), Classical music history, British composer and pianist

Death (age 58)

1976

Fernanda Lara, Anniversaries (August 24), Classical music history, Brazilian singer

Birth (44th anniversary)

1974

Órla Fallon, Anniversaries (August 24), Classical music history, Irish singer and songwriter

Birth (46th anniversary)

Petr Migunov, Anniversaries (August 24), Classical music history, Russian bassist and soloist

Birth (46th anniversary)

1973

Sláva Vorlová, Anniversaries (August 24), Classical music history, Czech singer, music educator, composer and pianist

Death (age 79)

1971

Karel Pravoslav Sádlo, Anniversaries (August 24), Classical music history, Czech music educator, violoncellist and university educator

Death (age 72)

1954

Robert Talbot, Anniversaries (August 24), Classical music history, Canadian conductor, violinist and composer

Death (age 60)

1946

Antonio Paoli, Anniversaries (August 24), Classical music history, Puerto Rican opera singer

Death (age 75)

1941

1938

Richard Bruno Heydrich, Anniversaries (August 24), Classical music history, German opera singer, composer, singer and music educator

Death (age 73)

1936

1930

1888

1879

1856

1841

1821

 

1817

 

1760

František Xaver Jiřík, Anniversaries (August 24), Classical music history, Czech opera singer, director, translator and playwright (1760-?1814)

Birth

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