Music anniversaries to be commemorated on December 24: 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 24: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For December 24, there are no less than 93 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Julius Korngold (160th anniversary, Birth), Oskar Nedbal (90th anniversary, Death), Libby Larsen (70th anniversary, Birth), Alec Wilder (40th anniversary, Death), Eino Tamberg (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 24

 

December 24

2011

Monte Amundsen, Anniversaries (December 24), Classical music history, American actress, singer and soprano

Death (age 81)

1996

Tamara Alioșina-Alexandrova, Anniversaries (December 24), Classical music history, Soviet singer, opera singer and music educator (1928-1996)

Death (age 68)

1992

1980

1976

1975

Stanislav Mach, Anniversaries (December 24), Classical music history, Czech violinist, music educator, composer, choirmaster and organist

Death (age 69)

1971

1966

Gaspar <strong>Cassadó</strong> Gaspar Cassadó, Anniversaries (December 24), Classical music history, Spanish cellist and composer

Death (age 69)

1965

Mariss Vetra, Anniversaries (December 24), Classical music history, Latvian opera singer, stage director, educator, and writer

Death (age 64)

1953

Naoki Tsurusaki, Anniversaries (December 24), Classical music history, Japanese composer and cellist

Birth (67th anniversary)

1950

Libby <strong>Larsen</strong> Libby Larsen, Anniversaries (December 24), Classical music history, American composer and educator

Birth (70th anniversary)

1947

Nadine Asher, Anniversaries (December 24), Classical music history, opera singer, voice teacher

Birth (73th anniversary)

1945

Helmut <strong>Deutsch</strong> Helmut Deutsch, Anniversaries (December 24), Classical music history, Austrian classical pianist

Birth (75th anniversary)

Jens Elias Berntsen, Anniversaries (December 24), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, actor, conductor, teacher

Death (age 78)

Luca Lombardi, Anniversaries (December 24), Classical music history, Italian composer

Birth (75th anniversary)

1943

Libuše Márová, Anniversaries (December 24), Classical music history, Czech movie and television actress, opera singer, music educator and university educator

Birth (77th anniversary)

Karsten Küsters, Anniversaries (December 24), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (77th anniversary)

1938

Mesías Maiguashca, Anniversaries (December 24), Classical music history, Ecuadorian composer

Birth (82th anniversary)

Denis Alexandrowitsch Koroljow, Anniversaries (December 24), Classical music history, Russian singer and opera singer

Birth (82th anniversary)

1930

Oskar <strong>Nedbal</strong> Oskar Nedbal, Anniversaries (December 24), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and violist

Death (age 56)

1922

Ernő Kenéz, Anniversaries (December 24), Classical music history, opera and operetta singer, pharmacist

Birth

 

1910

1879

Anna Bochkoltz, Anniversaries (December 24), Classical music history, German opera singer, composer, voice teacher (1815-1879)

Death (age 64)

1870

Emanuela Frank, Anniversaries (December 24), Classical music history, opera singer

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1862

1853

Amédée de Beauplan, Anniversaries (December 24), Classical music history, French playwright, composer and painter

Death (age 63)

1837

Cosima <strong>Wagner</strong> Cosima Wagner, Anniversaries (December 24), Classical music history, daughter of the Hungarian pianist and composer Franz Liszt

Birth

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