Music anniversaries to be commemorated on August 27: 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 27: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 27, there are no less than 56 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Marie Parcello (160th anniversary, Birth), Aleksandr Ognivt︠s︡ev (100th anniversary, Birth), Kaspar Zehnder (50th anniversary, Birth), André Marchal (40th anniversary, Death), Ada Thuma (30th 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 27

 

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2015

2012

2003

2002

Ginette Doyen, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, French pianist and music teacher

Death (age 81)

1985

Yumeji Matsufuji, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, Japanese opera singer

Birth (35th anniversary)

1982

Irma Keller, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, Swiss mezzo-soprano (1924-1982)

Death (age 58)

1979

Steve Wächter, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (41th anniversary)

Carmen Monarcha, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, Brazilian soprano

Birth (41th anniversary)

1971

Edita Adlerová, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, Operatic mezzo-soprano

Birth (49th anniversary)

1970

Kaspar Zehnder, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, Swiss conductor

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

Christian Voigt, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, German opera singer and singer

Birth (51th anniversary)

1965

Carolina Sandgren, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, Swedish opera singer

Birth (55th anniversary)

1964

Kamen <strong>Tchanev</strong> Kamen Tchanev, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, Bulgarian tenor

Birth (56th anniversary)

1959

Takumi Komoriya, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, violinist, concertmaster

Birth (61th anniversary)

Sian Edwards, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, British conductor

Birth (61th anniversary)

1949

Ann <strong>Murray</strong> Ann Murray, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, Irish opera singer

Birth (71th anniversary)

1947

1922

Mixail Ehtibar oğlu Mirzəyev, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, music pedagogue, trombonist

Birth (98th anniversary)

1920

Aleksandr Ognivt︠s︡ev, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1920-1981)

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1882

Hubert Marischka, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, Austrian singer, actor, film director and screenwriter

Birth

Jaroslav Křička, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, Czech conductor, music educator and composer

Birth

1879

Henriette Nissen-Saloman, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, Swedish opera singer and singing teacher

Death (age 60)

1876

Lina Frieb, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, opera singer, singer, actor

Death (age 30)

1845

Josef J. Pihert, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, Czech composer, choirmaster and organist

Birth

1794

Kajetán Vogl, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, Czech composer and roman catholic priest

Death (age 44)

 

1611

Tomás Luis de <strong>Victoria</strong> Tomás Luis de Victoria, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, Spanish Catholic priest, composer, choirmaster and organist

Death (age 63)

1521

Josquin des <strong>Prez</strong> Josquin des Prez, Anniversaries (August 27), Classical music history, Franco-Flemish composer of the Renaissance

Death (age 71)

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