Music anniversaries to be commemorated on December 29: 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 29: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For December 29, there are no less than 71 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Tomás Bretón (170th anniversary, Birth), Yves Nat (130th anniversary, Birth), Vasily Kalinnikov (120th anniversary, Death), Aled Jones (50th anniversary, Birth), Aulikki Rautawaara (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 29

 

December 29

2018

Aldo Parisot, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, Brazilian-American music educator and cellist

Death (age 100)

2009

2005

Tamara Pronina, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, opera singer, singer, translator

Death (age 59)

1993

1987

Tatiana <strong>Probst</strong> Tatiana Probst, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, French opera singer

Birth (33th anniversary)

1986

Jean-Frédéric Neuburger, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, French pianist and composer

Birth (34th anniversary)

1979

Sofya Gulyak, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, Russian pianist

Birth (41th anniversary)

1977

Agunda Kulajewa, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, Russian singer and opera singer

Birth (43th anniversary)

1975

Mojca Erdmann, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, German opera soprano

Birth (45th anniversary)

Christian Hebel, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, American violinist

Birth (45th anniversary)

Mikhail <strong>Petrenko</strong> Mikhail Petrenko, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, Russian opera singer

Birth (45th anniversary)

1970

Aled Jones, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, Welsh singer and TV presenter

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Marie-Annick <strong>Béliveau</strong> Marie-Annick Béliveau, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1968

Carlo Ponti, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, American conductor

Birth (52th anniversary)

1967

Andrew Watts, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, English opera singer (counter-tenor)

Birth (53th anniversary)

1965

Kosaku Yamada, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, Japanese composer and conductor

Death (age 79)

1964

Miroslav Krejčí, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, Czech music educator and composer

Death (age 73)

1955

1938

Bart Berman, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, Dutch-Israeli pianist and composer, best known as an interpreter of Franz Schubert and 20th century music.

Birth (82th anniversary)

1931

1929

Joseph Elgiser, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, Soviet composer, pianist and music educator (1929-2014)

Birth

1928

June Preston, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, American child actress who went on to become an internationally renowned opera singer.

Birth (92th anniversary)

1916

Irene Pewny, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, opera singer, concert singer

Death (age 50)

1883

Jaroslav Stuka, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, Czech conductor, music educator, composer and choirmaster

Birth

Clara Dow, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, British opera singer and actress

Birth

1874

José Berr, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, Swiss composer, conducter and pianist (1874-1947)

Birth

1860

Kamillo Horn, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, poet, choir director, composer, pedagogue, harpist

Birth

1847

William Crotch, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, English composer, organist and artist

Death (age 72)

1806

Ondřej Kusý, Anniversaries (December 29), Classical music history, Czech composer and violoncellist

Death (age 45)

1797

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