Music anniversaries to be commemorated on December 1: 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 1: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For December 1, there are no less than 83 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Marie Ondříčková (150th anniversary, Birth), Platon Stroganov (140th anniversary, Birth), Dona fils (120th anniversary, Birth), Witold Szpingier (60th anniversary, Death), Helen Boatwright (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 1

 

December 1

2010

2008

2006

Elaine Arnold, Anniversaries (December 1), Classical music history, American operatic soprano

Death (age 96)

1998

1987

Christina Johnston, Anniversaries (December 1), Classical music history, British coloratura soprano

Birth (33th anniversary)

1984

Aiko Iguchi, Anniversaries (December 1), Classical music history, Japanese pianist (1910-1984)

Death (age 74)

1981

Csaba Szegedi, Anniversaries (December 1), Classical music history, Hungarian opera singer

Birth (39th anniversary)

1977

1974

Antonio <strong>Pompa-Baldi</strong> Antonio Pompa-Baldi, Anniversaries (December 1), Classical music history, Italian-American pianist

Birth (46th anniversary)

1973

1971

Joachim Knop, Anniversaries (December 1), Classical music history, Danish opera singer

Birth (49th anniversary)

Andreas Winkler, Anniversaries (December 1), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Birth (49th anniversary)

1968

Nicolae Bretan, Anniversaries (December 1), Classical music history, Romanian musician and music critic

Death (age 81)

Karine Babajanyan, Anniversaries (December 1), Classical music history, Armenian singer and opera singer

Birth (52th anniversary)

1966

Taras Schtonda, Anniversaries (December 1), Classical music history, Ukrainian singer and opera singer

Birth (54th anniversary)

1962

1952

Mykola Koval, Anniversaries (December 1), Classical music history, Ukrainian singer

Birth (68th anniversary)

Ellen McLain, Anniversaries (December 1), Classical music history, American opera singer and voice actress from Nashville, Tennessee

Birth (68th anniversary)

1951

1947

Viktor Tchernomortsev, Anniversaries (December 1), Classical music history, Russian opera singer and music educator (1947-2014)

Birth

1946

1939

Max <strong>Fiedler</strong> Max Fiedler, Anniversaries (December 1), Classical music history, German conductor and composer

Death (age 79)

1935

1900

1898

1870

Marie Ondříčková, Anniversaries (December 1), Classical music history, Czech musician

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1844

1823

Ernest <strong>Reyer</strong> Ernest Reyer, Anniversaries (December 1), Classical music history, French opera composer and music critic

Birth

 

1817

Justin Heinrich <strong>Knecht</strong> Justin Heinrich Knecht, Anniversaries (December 1), Classical music history, German composer, organist and music theorist

Death (age 65)

1814

1813

Ferdinando Bertoni, Anniversaries (December 1), Classical music history, Italian composer and organist

Death (age 88)

 

1755

Maurice Greene, Anniversaries (December 1), Classical music history, English composer and organist

Death (age 59)

1727

Johann Heinrich Buttstett, Anniversaries (December 1), Classical music history, German Baroque organist and composer

Death (age 61)

1709

Franz Xaver <strong>Richter</strong> Franz Xaver Richter, Anniversaries (December 1), Classical music history, Austro-Moravian singer, violinist, composer, conductor and music theoretician

Birth

1707

Jeremiah <strong>Clarke</strong> Jeremiah Clarke, Anniversaries (December 1), Classical music history, English baroque composer and organist

Death (age 33)

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