Music anniversaries to be commemorated on December 30: 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 30: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For December 30, there are no less than 77 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Antonio Sartorio (340th anniversary, Death), Alfred Einstein (140th anniversary, Birth), Paul Bowles (110th anniversary, Birth), Nancy Van de Vate (90th anniversary, Birth), Lyudmila Berlinskaya (60th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.

All important anniversaries to commemorate a December 30

 

December 30

2014

Dalibor Novotný, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, opera singer, aerospace engineer

Death (age 88)

2007

Lajos Kozma, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, opera singer, voice teacher

Death (age 69)

2000

Tayla <strong>Alexander</strong> Tayla Alexander, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, New Zealand singer

Birth (20th anniversary)

1986

Jiří Jaroch, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, Czech composer and violist

Death (age 66)

1981

František Chaun, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, Czech actor, composer and painter (1921-1981)

Death (age 60)

1979

Richard <strong>Rodgers</strong> Richard Rodgers, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, American composer of songs and Broadway musicals

Death (age 77)

Tona Brown, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, US violinist, mezzo soprano

Birth (41th anniversary)

1978

Hanna Honthy, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, Hungarian opera singer and actress

Death (age 85)

1973

Henri <strong>Büsser</strong> Henri Büsser, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, French composer and conductor

Death (age 101)

1971

Facundo Agudin, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, Argentinian conductor

Birth (49th anniversary)

1970

Hélène Couvert, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, French pianist

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

Enno Poppe, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, German composer and conductor

Birth (51th anniversary)

Jozef Lupták, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, cellist and artistic director

Birth (51th anniversary)

1962

Paavo <strong>Järvi</strong> Paavo Järvi, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, Estonian conductor

Birth (58th anniversary)

1959

Antonio <strong>Pappano</strong> Antonio Pappano, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, British born, Italian naturalized conductor and pianist

Birth (61th anniversary)

José Riavez, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, concert singer, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 69)

1958

Emanuel Ondříček, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, Czech composer, music educator and violinist (1880-1958)

Death (age 78)

1955

Heinrich Bensing, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 44)

1954

Sebastião Teixeira, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (66th anniversary)

Roberto <strong>Abbado</strong> Roberto Abbado, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, Italian conductor

Birth (66th anniversary)

1952

1937

John Hartford, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, American singer-songwriter and musician

Birth

Tsisana Tatishvili, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, Georgian opera singer and music educator

Birth

1935

Bruno <strong>Canino</strong> Bruno Canino, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, Italian musician

Birth (85th anniversary)

1926

Emil Stammer, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, German theater and silent film actor

Death (age 68)

Abulfat Aliev, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, Azerbaijani opera and mugham singer

Birth

1923

1919

David Willcocks, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, British choral conductor, organist and composer

Birth

 

1910

Paul <strong>Bowles</strong> Paul Bowles, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, American composer, writer, translator

Birth

1907

Jozef Grešák, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, composer, teacher, organist, pianist

Birth

1880

Alfred <strong>Einstein</strong> Alfred Einstein, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, German-American musicologist and music editor

Birth

1853

1831

Karl Nanke, Anniversaries (December 30), Classical music history, Czech violin maker, composer, organist and singer

Death (age 63)

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