Music anniversaries to be commemorated on December 11: 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 11: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For December 11, there are no less than 85 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Carlos Gardel (130th anniversary, Birth), Hermann Thomaschek (110th anniversary, Death), Rachel Portman (60th anniversary, Birth), Aaron Robinson (50th 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 11

 

December 11

2019

2018

2017

2012

Galina <strong>Vishnevskaya</strong> Galina Vishnevskaya, Anniversaries (December 11), Classical music history, Russian soprano opera singer and recitalist

Death (age 86)

1994

Avet Terterian, Anniversaries (December 11), Classical music history, Soviet and Armenian composer

Death (age 65)

1985

1983

Heather Newhouse, Anniversaries (December 11), Classical music history, Canadian opera singer

Birth (37th anniversary)

1973

Valentina <strong>Lisitsa</strong> Valentina Lisitsa, Anniversaries (December 11), Classical music history, Ukrainian-American classical pianist

Birth (47th anniversary)

1970

Aaron Robinson, Anniversaries (December 11), Classical music history, composer, conductor, musician, and author

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1968

Fabien Lévy, Anniversaries (December 11), Classical music history, French composer

Birth (52th anniversary)

1967

Victor de Sabata, Anniversaries (December 11), Classical music history, Italian conductor and composer

Death (age 75)

1964

Alma <strong>Mahler</strong> Alma Mahler, Anniversaries (December 11), Classical music history, Austrian American composer, author, editor and socialite (1879-1964)

Death (age 85)

1960

1958

Paul <strong>Bazelaire</strong> Paul Bazelaire, Anniversaries (December 11), Classical music history, French cellist and composer

Death (age 72)

1946

1944

Jon Garrison, Anniversaries (December 11), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (76th anniversary)

Csák József, Anniversaries (December 11), Classical music history, opera singer, painter, lecturer

Birth (76th anniversary)

1941

Georg Zottmayr, Anniversaries (December 11), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 72)

1935

1929

1895

Gustav Gunz, Anniversaries (December 11), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Death (age 64)

Ernesta Grisi, Anniversaries (December 11), Classical music history, Italian ballet dancer and opera singer

Death (age 79)

1890

Carlos <strong>Gardel</strong> Carlos Gardel, Anniversaries (December 11), Classical music history, Argentinian singer, songwriter, actor; the most prominent figure in the history of tango

Birth

1888

1871

1868

Ernst Ellberg, Anniversaries (December 11), Classical music history, Swedish composer and music educator

Birth

1864

1841

Adolf Čech, Anniversaries (December 11), Classical music history, Czech conductor who premiered many of Dvořák pieces.

Birth

1826

Benedikt Schack, Anniversaries (December 11), Classical music history, Austrian opera singer and composer

Death (age 68)

1651

1566

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