Music anniversaries to be commemorated on December 26: 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 26: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For December 26, there are no less than 89 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Alexander von Fielitz (160th anniversary, Birth), Mia Beyerl (120th anniversary, Birth), Maurice Gendron (100th anniversary, Birth), Kay Griffel (80th anniversary, Birth), Kazimierz Poreda (30th 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 26

 

December 26

2018

2008

Israel Horowitz, Anniversaries (December 26), Classical music history, Record producer and classical music columnist

Death (age 92)

1999

Alf Sjøen, Anniversaries (December 26), Classical music history, Norwegian musician and conductor

Death (age 85)

1998

Helge Brilioth, Anniversaries (December 26), Classical music history, Swedish singer and opera singer

Death (age 67)

1995

Dudar Hahanov, Anniversaries (December 26), Classical music history, Georgian conductor and composer (1921-1995)

Death (age 74)

1992

1987

Carolina <strong>Eyck</strong> Carolina Eyck, Anniversaries (December 26), Classical music history, German musician, Theremin virtuosa

Birth (33th anniversary)

Joseph <strong>Moog</strong> Joseph Moog, Anniversaries (December 26), Classical music history, German composer and pianist

Birth (33th anniversary)

Adam <strong>Walker</strong> Adam Walker, Anniversaries (December 26), Classical music history, British musician

Birth (33th anniversary)

1986

1984

1978

1976

Kirill <strong>Karabits</strong> Kirill Karabits, Anniversaries (December 26), Classical music history, Ukrainian conductor

Birth (44th anniversary)

1973

1969

Albert Patron, Anniversaries (December 26), Classical music history, Composer, philosopher, printmaker, writer

Birth (51th anniversary)

Alexander Kaimbacher, Anniversaries (December 26), Classical music history, Austrian opera singer

Birth (51th anniversary)

1958

Éva Gauthier, Anniversaries (December 26), Classical music history, mezzo-soprano, voice teacher

Death (age 73)

1954

1953

1952

Sérgio Assad, Anniversaries (December 26), Classical music history, Brazilian composer, guitarist

Birth (68th anniversary)

1946

1944

Attilio <strong>Parelli</strong> Attilio Parelli, Anniversaries (December 26), Classical music history, Italian composer and conductor

Death (age 70)

1942

1940

Kay Griffel, Anniversaries (December 26), Classical music history, Operatic spinto soprano

Birth (80th anniversary)

1939

Yuriy Gorbunov, Anniversaries (December 26), Classical music history, Soviet Russian singer

Birth (81th anniversary)

1937

Ivor <strong>Gurney</strong> Ivor Gurney, Anniversaries (December 26), Classical music history, British composer and poet (1890-1937)

Death (age 47)

1920

Maurice Gendron, Anniversaries (December 26), Classical music history, French musician

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

Jakob Virgilius Holfeld, Anniversaries (December 26), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and pianist

Death (age 85)

100th anniversary    (2020)

1902

1873

Karel Moor, Anniversaries (December 26), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and choirmaster

Birth

1866

Adolph Mühlmann, Anniversaries (December 26), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, music pedagogue

Birth

1860

Alexander von Fielitz, Anniversaries (December 26), Classical music history, German conductor, composer and music educator

Birth

1736

Augustin Šenkýř, Anniversaries (December 26), Classical music history, Czech violinist, composer, organist and roman catholic priest

Birth

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