Music anniversaries to be commemorated on December 15: 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 15: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For December 15, there are no less than 78 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Blanche Marchesi (80th anniversary, Death), Stefano Secco (50th anniversary, Birth), Solange Michel (10th 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 December 15

 

December 15

2018

Werner Völschow, Anniversaries (December 15), Classical music history, opera singer, cultural studies scholar

Death (age 85)

Sylvia Geszty, Anniversaries (December 15), Classical music history, Hungarian singer and opera singer

Death (age 84)

2017

2007

André Jorrand, Anniversaries (December 15), Classical music history, French organist and composer

Death (age 86)

1993

Pantelejmon Markovič Norcov, Anniversaries (December 15), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1900-1993)

Death (age 93)

1985

1984

1983

Andrzej Bieżan, Anniversaries (December 15), Classical music history, Polish pianist and composer

Death (age 38)

1982

1976

1970

Stefano Secco, Anniversaries (December 15), Classical music history, Italian singer, opera singer and actor

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Lawrence <strong>Zazzo</strong> Lawrence Zazzo, Anniversaries (December 15), Classical music history, American countertenor

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1963

1959

1954

Patrick <strong>Bismuth</strong> Patrick Bismuth, Anniversaries (December 15), Classical music history, French violinist, conductor

Birth (66th anniversary)

1951

1949

Sumire Yoshihara, Anniversaries (December 15), Classical music history, Japanese percussionist

Birth (71th anniversary)

1936

Fritz Rémond senior, Anniversaries (December 15), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, stage actor

Death (age 72)

1932

Igor Štuhec, Anniversaries (December 15), Classical music history, Slovenian composer

Birth (88th anniversary)

1928

Ida <strong>Haendel</strong> Ida Haendel, Anniversaries (December 15), Classical music history, Polish-born British violinist and violin teacher

Birth

1925

Saodat Kabulova, Anniversaries (December 15), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer, music educator and actor (1925-2007)

Birth

1897

Mahieddine Bachtarzi, Anniversaries (December 15), Classical music history, Algerian opera singer, actor, writer and director

Birth

1894

Cecil Arden, Anniversaries (December 15), Classical music history, American mezzo-soprano/contralto opera singer

Birth

1874

Nina Gned, Anniversaries (December 15), Classical music history, child actor, actor and stage actor (1811-1874)

Death (age 63)

1855

Josef <strong>Klička</strong> Josef Klička, Anniversaries (December 15), Classical music history, Czech conductor, violinist, music educator, composer and organist

Birth

1852

Józef Damse, Anniversaries (December 15), Classical music history, Polish composer and actor

Death (age 63)

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