Music anniversaries to be commemorated on February 2: 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 2: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For February 2, there are no less than 105 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Domenico Donzelli (230th anniversary, Birth), Louis-Albert Bourgault-Ducoudray (180th anniversary, Birth), Heikki Suolahti (100th anniversary, Birth), Jenő Huszka (60th anniversary, Death), Jaroslav Vogel (50th 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 2

 

February 2

2017

Květa Koníčková, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 84)

2007

Parviz Yahaghi, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, Iranian Musician & Composer

Death (age 70)

1995

1993

1986

Sofia Baghdasaryan, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, Armenian opera singer, actress

Birth (34th anniversary)

1982

1977

Evelina De Lain, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, Concert Pianist, Composer, Jazz Musician, World Record Holder, Educator, Author, Producer

Birth (43th anniversary)

1974

Jean Absil, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, Belgian composer, organist, and professor

Death (age 80)

1973

Caroline Gerber, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, composer, violinist, opera singer

Birth (47th anniversary)

1972

Zoë Keating, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, Canadian avant-garde cellist and composer based in San Francisco

Birth (48th anniversary)

1970

Jaroslav Vogel, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer, pianist and organist

Death (age 76)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

1966

Andrey Baturkin, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (54th anniversary)

Jindřich Hybler, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, Czech composer and choirmaster

Death (age 74)

1965

1962

Ivan Ženatý, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, Czech violinist and music educator

Birth (58th anniversary)

Nadiya Novospaska, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, Ukrainian opera singer (1877-1962)

Death (age 84)

1959

Takumi Kubota, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, Japanese violinist

Birth (61th anniversary)

1954

Paul <strong>O'Dette</strong> Paul O'Dette, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, American lutenist

Birth (66th anniversary)

1951

1945

1944

Andrew <strong>Davis</strong> Andrew Davis, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, British conductor

Birth (76th anniversary)

Ursula Oppens, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, American classical concert pianist and educator

Birth (76th anniversary)

1936

Martina Arroyo, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (84th anniversary)

1920

Heikki <strong>Suolahti</strong> Heikki Suolahti, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, Finnish composer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1906

Josef Paukner, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, Czech conductor and composer

Death (age 58)

1898

1882

Fabio <strong>Campana</strong> Fabio Campana, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, Italian composer and conductor

Death (age 63)

1875

Luigi Agnesi, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, Belgian opera singer (bass), conductor and composer

Death (age 41)

1794

1789

Armand-Louis Couperin, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, French composer, organist, and harpsichordist

Death (age 61)

 

1755

1669

Louis <strong>Marchand</strong> Louis Marchand, Anniversaries (February 2), Classical music history, French Baroque composer and keyboardist

Birth

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