Music anniversaries to be commemorated on December 12: 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 12: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For December 12, there are no less than 92 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: René Challan (110th anniversary, Birth), Paul d'Lacôme (100th anniversary, Death), Richard Galliano (70th anniversary, Birth), Jaap van Zweden (60th anniversary, Birth), David Horne (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 12

 

December 12

2013

2009

Max Pinchard, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, French conductor and musicologist

Death (age 81)

2002

Kim Bazarsadaev, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1937-2002)

Death (age 65)

1991

Sophie <strong>Pacini</strong> Sophie Pacini, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, German-Italian pianist

Birth (29th anniversary)

1985

1982

Vladimír Štědroň, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and lawyer

Death (age 82)

1975

Márton Illés, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, Hungarian composer

Birth (45th anniversary)

1970

David Horne, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, Scottish composer, pianist and teacher

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

Jason Barry-Smith, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, Australian operatic baritone

Birth (51th anniversary)

1968

1963

Andreas Rösler, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, opera singer, voice teacher

Death (age 59)

1960

1957

1952

Brenton Broadstock, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, Australian composer

Birth (68th anniversary)

1950

Martin Vojtíšek, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and pianist

Birth (70th anniversary)

1948

Donald Maxwell, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, British opera singer and director

Birth (72th anniversary)

1947

Júlia Pászthy, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, (1947--) opera singer

Birth (73th anniversary)

1945

Margaret Leng Tan, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, Singaporean musician

Birth (75th anniversary)

1939

1937

Roberto Benzi, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, French conductor

Birth (83th anniversary)

1929

Bolesław Pawlus, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (91th anniversary)

1922

Hedy Fassler, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, Austrian actor, singer and opera singer

Birth

1920

Paul d'<strong>Lacôme</strong> Paul d'Lacôme, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, French composer

Death (age 82)

100th anniversary    (2020)

1907

Jaume Mestres i Pérez, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, Spanish businessperson, composer and theatre director (1907-1994)

Birth

1896

Jenő Ádám, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, Hungarian music educator, composer, conductor

Birth

1889

Václav Štěpán, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and pianist

Birth

1870

Hermann Jessen, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1837

Hynek Palla, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and choirmaster

Birth

1824

Jean-Jacques-Joseph Debillemont, Anniversaries (December 12), Classical music history, French musician, composer, conductor and music critic

Birth

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