Music anniversaries to be commemorated on February 11: 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.

February 11: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For February 11, there are no less than 86 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Ignaz Assmayer (230th anniversary, Birth), Peter Arnold Heise (190th anniversary, Birth), Prosper Dérivis (140th anniversary, Death), Emil Ábrányi (50th anniversary, Death), Irina Arkhipova (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 February 11

 

February 11

2013

Irina Maslennikova, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, Soviet and Russian opera singer

Death (age 94)

2009

2003

Ángeles Chamorro, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 65)

1999

Jitka Jůzková, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 77)

1995

Ina Gerhein, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 88)

1978

1977

Veronika Groiss, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, opera singer, singer

Birth (43th anniversary)

1976

Jakub Burzyński, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, Polish music theorist and conductor

Birth (44th anniversary)

1972

1970

Emil Ábrányi, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, Composer, conductor, director

Death (age 87)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

Henry Pravecek, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, Czech composer, conductor and choir director (1885-1969)

Death (age 83)

1961

Pierre Estève, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, Video game composer

Birth (59th anniversary)

1959

Jun Märkl, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, German conductor

Birth (61th anniversary)

1958

Waldemar Staegemann, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, German actor, voice actor, singer and opera singer

Death (age 78)

1957

Jan Páleníček, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, Czech music educator and violoncellist

Birth (63th anniversary)

1956

Aleksandr Naumenko, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (64th anniversary)

1952

1951

1950

Ranveig Eckhoff, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, Norwegian journalist and writer

Birth (70th anniversary)

1939

Franz <strong>Schmidt</strong> Franz Schmidt, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, Austrian composer, cellist and pianist

Death (age 64)

1937

Catherine Gayer, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, American musician, singer, opera singer and music educator

Birth (83th anniversary)

1932

1931

Takeshi Kobayashi, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, violinist, concertmaster

Birth (89th anniversary)

1929

Leonard Kastle, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, American composer, librettist and director

Birth

1926

Alexander Gibson, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, Scottish conductor and opera intendant

Birth

1925

1918

Louise Le Baron, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, American opera singer (1874-1918)

Death (age 43)

1907

Eva Siewert, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, German journalist, writer, radio announcer and singer

Birth

1900

Ksawera Deybel, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, governess, opera singer, pianist

Death (age 81)

1898

Kichinosuke Tsuji, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, Japanese violinist and concertmaster (1898-1985)

Birth

1893

Suzanne Lagier, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, French actor and opera singer

Death (age 59)

1879

1870

Leopold Eugen Měchura, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, Czech musician

Death (age 66)

150th anniversary    (2020)

1797

Antoine Dauvergne, Anniversaries (February 11), Classical music history, French composer and violinist

Death (age 83)

1762

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