Music anniversaries to be commemorated on February 25: 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 25: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For February 25, there are no less than 85 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Alexandre Georges (170th anniversary, Birth), Ferdinand Vach (160th anniversary, Birth), Jesús López Cobos (80th anniversary, Birth), Adalgisa Giana (50th anniversary, Death), Di Xiao (40th 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 February 25

 

February 25

2014

Paco de <strong>Lucía</strong> Paco de Lucía, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, Spanish flamenco, classical, jazz guitarist & musician

Death (age 66)

2012

Maurice <strong>André</strong> Maurice André, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, French trumpeter born in Occitania

Death (age 78)

1989

Benjamin <strong>Attahir</strong> Benjamin Attahir, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, French composer, violinist, and conductor

Birth (31th anniversary)

Mikhail Antonenko, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, Russian classical pianist and conductor

Birth (31th anniversary)

1987

1985

Ona Kolobovaitė, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, Lithuanian opera singer

Birth (35th anniversary)

1984

Sangdon Park, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, Korean Baritone

Birth (36th anniversary)

1981

Robert Pomakov, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, Canadian opera singer and classical musician

Birth (39th anniversary)

Lukas Schmid, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Birth (39th anniversary)

1980

Di Xiao, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, Classical Pianist

Birth (40th anniversary)

1977

1970

Adalgisa Giana, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, Italian operatic soprano

Death (age 84)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1964

Kenneth Lee Spencer, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, American opera singer (1913-1964)

Death (age 50)

1962

Oreste Luppi, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, Italian bass and opera singer

Death (age 91)

1959

1958

Eva Johansson, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, Danish soprano opera singer

Birth (62th anniversary)

1957

Melinda Wagner, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (63th anniversary)

1955

1954

1952

1949

Juan Tellería, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, Spanish composer and pianist (1895-1949)

Death (age 53)

1948

Dennis O'Neill, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, Welsh opera singer

Birth (72th anniversary)

1947

Mikhail Gantvarg, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, Soviet and Russian violinist

Birth (73th anniversary)

1918

Amalia Ramírez, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, Spanish singer and opera singer (1834-1918)

Death (age 83)

1917

1916

Artūrs Frinbergs, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, Soviet singer, opera singer and actor (1916-1984)

Birth

 

1906

Anton <strong>Arensky</strong> Anton Arensky, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, Russian composer, pianist and professor of music

Death (age 44)

1889

Adolf Kramenič, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, Czech composer, choirmaster and organist

Birth

1874

Josep Anselm Clavé, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, Catalan businessperson, composer and writer (1824-1874)

Death (age 49)

1873

1862

Anna Henneberg, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, singer, music pedagogue, opera singer

Birth

Bohumil Benoni, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, Bohumil Benoni (1862-1942), Czech opera singer

Birth

1860

Ferdinand Vach, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer, choirmaster and organist

Birth

1844

1825

Emma Mampe-Babnigg, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, music pedagogue, stage actor

Birth

 

1807

Jeanne-Marie Marsan, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, French dramatic actress and an opera singer

Death (age 61)

1727

Armand-Louis Couperin, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, French composer, organist, and harpsichordist

Birth

1555

Alonso Lobo, Anniversaries (February 25), Classical music history, Spanish composer and bandmaster at the cathedrals of Sevilla, Toledo and Cuenca

Birth

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