Music anniversaries to be commemorated on January 15: 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.

January 15: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For January 15, there are no less than 84 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Jean-Baptiste Faure (190th anniversary, Birth), Michel Chapuis (90th anniversary, Birth), Aaron Jay Kernis (60th anniversary, Birth), Vytautas Bacevičius (50th anniversary, Death), Édouard Senny (40th 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 January 15

 

January 15

2019

Stella Kleindienst, Anniversaries (January 15), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 68)

2013

2005

2003

Přemysl Kočí, Anniversaries (January 15), Classical music history, 1917-2003 Czech theater manager, actor, music educator, opera singer, professor and university educator

Death (age 85)

1980

Édouard Senny, Anniversaries (January 15), Classical music history, Belgian composer and poet (1923-1980)

Death (age 56)

1977

Riho Päts, Anniversaries (January 15), Classical music history, Estonian conductor and composer (1899-1977)

Death (age 77)

1976

Sunhae Im, Anniversaries (January 15), Classical music history, South Korean opera singer (female)

Birth (44th anniversary)

1970

Sine Bundgaard, Anniversaries (January 15), Classical music history, Danish opera singer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Vytautas Bacevičius, Anniversaries (January 15), Classical music history, Lithuanian composers

Death (age 64)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1964

Aare Saal, Anniversaries (January 15), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (56th anniversary)

1962

Charlotte Hellekant, Anniversaries (January 15), Classical music history, Swedish actress and mezzo-soprano singer

Birth (58th anniversary)

1960

Aaron Jay <strong>Kernis</strong> Aaron Jay Kernis, Anniversaries (January 15), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (60th anniversary)

Gidon Saks, Anniversaries (January 15), Classical music history, South African opera bass-baritone

Birth (60th anniversary)

1956

Matthias Eisenberg, Anniversaries (January 15), Classical music history, German organist and cantor

Birth (64th anniversary)

1955

Joel Quarrington, Anniversaries (January 15), Classical music history, Canadian musician

Birth (65th anniversary)

1950

1949

Robert Evett, Anniversaries (January 15), Classical music history, British opera singer, actor and theatre manager

Death (age 74)

1946

1945

1943

Ernst Lintner, Anniversaries (January 15), Classical music history, Austrian opera singer

Birth (77th anniversary)

1938

Tōru Tamura, Anniversaries (January 15), Classical music history, composer, teacher

Birth (82th anniversary)

1936

Barbara Robotham, Anniversaries (January 15), Classical music history, British music educator and opera singer

Birth

1928

François Pantillon, Anniversaries (January 15), Classical music history, Swiss composer and conductor

Birth (92th anniversary)

1926

Enrico <strong>Toselli</strong> Enrico Toselli, Anniversaries (January 15), Classical music history, Italian pianist and composer (1883-1926)

Death (age 42)

1924

1905

1900

1864

Isaac <strong>Nathan</strong> Isaac Nathan, Anniversaries (January 15), Classical music history, Anglo-Australian composer, musicologist, journalist and self-publicist

Death (age 74)

1822

Salvatore Marchesi, Anniversaries (January 15), Classical music history, Italian musician, translator, singer and opera singer

Birth

1788

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