Music anniversaries to be commemorated on December 10: 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.

December 10: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For December 10, there are no less than 77 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Paul Büttner (150th anniversary, Birth), Izabella Zielińska (110th anniversary, Birth), Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin (70th anniversary, Birth), Mado Robin (60th anniversary, Death), Sarah Chang (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 December 10

 

December 10

1992

1990

Rimantas Siparis, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1927-1990)

Death (age 63)

1989

1985

Vincent Bueno, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, Austrian-Filipino singer

Birth (35th anniversary)

1983

Anna Goryachova, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, Russian mezzo-soprano

Birth (37th anniversary)

1976

Konstantin Lifšits, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, Russian pianist and university teacher

Birth (44th anniversary)

1974

Sylvia Salustti, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, Brazilian actress

Birth (46th anniversary)

1972

Yūichi Nakayama, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, violinist, concertmaster

Birth (48th anniversary)

1970

Hagen Matzeit, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1965

Henry <strong>Cowell</strong> Henry Cowell, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, American composer, music theorist, pianist, teacher, publisher, and impresario

Death (age 68)

1962

1959

1952

František Jiří Mach, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, Czech music educator and composer

Death (age 83)

Martine Dupuy, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, French mezzo-soprano

Birth (68th anniversary)

1947

Christian Badea, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, Romanian conductor

Birth (73th anniversary)

1946

Connie Chan, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, Hong Kong actor and singer

Birth (74th anniversary)

1945

Eduard Göbel, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, music pedagogue, stage actor

Death (age 78)

1943

1938

1931

1925

1920

Aldona Žilinskaitė-Anderson, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, Lithuanian opera singer

Birth (100th anniversary)

100th anniversary    (2020)

1913

Morton <strong>Gould</strong> Morton Gould, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist

Birth

1893

Leopold Matuszyński, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, opera singer, director, translator

Death (age 73)

1877

1870

Paul <strong>Büttner</strong> Paul Büttner, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, German composer, conductor, choir director, musicologist, oboist and music critic

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1863

Hans Bussard, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, music pedagogue, stage actor

Birth

1822

César <strong>Franck</strong> César Franck, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, Belgian-French composer, organist and music teacher

Birth

1805

Friedrich Franz Hurka, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, conductor, composer

Death (age 43)

1801

Jonathan Battishill, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, English composer, keyboardist and tenor

Death (age 63)

1773

 

1746

Teodorico Pedrini, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, Italian Vincentian and missionary to China

Death (age 75)

1665

Tarquinio Merula, Anniversaries (December 10), Classical music history, Italian composer and organist

Death (age 70)

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