Music anniversaries to be commemorated on August 28: 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 28: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 28, there are no less than 79 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Antonín Kraft (200th anniversary, Death), Ivor Gurney (130th anniversary, Birth), Rimas Geniušas (100th anniversary, Birth), Joanna Wos (60th anniversary, Birth), Antony Hämäläinen (40th 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 28

 

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2001

1994

Pepita Embil, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, Spanish singer (1918-1994)

Death (age 76)

1982

1975

Tobias Foskett, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, Australian conductor

Birth (45th anniversary)

1969

Tania Miller, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, Canadian conductor

Birth (51th anniversary)

1968

François Martin, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, Canadian luth player, singer and guitarist

Birth (52th anniversary)

1967

Yūko Nakamichi, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, Japanese pianist

Birth (53th anniversary)

1965

Marina Osman, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, Belarusian concertmaster pianist and piano teacher

Birth (55th anniversary)

1960

1953

Nikolai Golovanov, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, Russian composer and conductor

Death (age 62)

Tõnu Kaljuste, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, Estonian conductor

Birth (67th anniversary)

1951

Rafał Augustyn, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, Polish composer, pianist and music critic

Birth (69th anniversary)

1949

Marc Durand, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, Canadian pianist and music educator

Birth (71th anniversary)

Scott Russell, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, British opera singer and actor

Death (age 80)

Imogen <strong>Cooper</strong> Imogen Cooper, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, British pianist

Birth (71th anniversary)

1948

Jacques Ogg, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, harpsichord and fortepiano player from the Netherlands

Birth (72th anniversary)

1941

Hans Melms, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, silent film actor

Death (age 72)

1930

Stewart L. Gordon, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (90th anniversary)

1929

István <strong>Kertész</strong> István Kertész, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, Hungarian orchestral and operatic conductor

Birth

1920

Siu Yin Fei, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, opera singer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

Rimas Geniušas, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, conductor, pianist

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1919

Jiří Šust, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, Czech composer, author of film music

Birth

1914

Anatoly <strong>Lyadov</strong> Anatoly Lyadov, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, Russian composer, teacher and conductor

Death (age 59)

1913

1905

Ioannis Apostolou, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, Greek singer and opera singer

Death (age 45)

1891

Pierre Julien Nargeot, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, French composer, violinist and conductor

Death (age 92)

1890

Ivor <strong>Gurney</strong> Ivor Gurney, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, British composer and poet (1890-1937)

Birth

1827

Teresa Milanollo, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, Italian violin-playing child prodigy

Birth

 

1820

Antonín <strong>Kraft</strong> Antonín Kraft, Anniversaries (August 28), Classical music history, Czech composer and violoncellist

Death (age 70)

200th anniversary    (2020)

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