Music anniversaries to be commemorated on January 18: 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 18: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For January 18, there are no less than 90 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Antonín Pokorný (130th anniversary, Birth), Henri Carol (110th anniversary, Birth), Yukinori Tezuka (80th anniversary, Birth), Julia Biszak Sarkany (70th anniversary, Birth), Pierre Barbizet (30th 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 18

 

January 18

2017

1982

Regina Riel, Anniversaries (January 18), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Birth (38th anniversary)

1971

Kee-Yong Chong, Anniversaries (January 18), Classical music history, Malaysian composer

Birth (49th anniversary)

František Maxián, Anniversaries (January 18), Classical music history, Czech pianist and university educator

Death (age 63)

1968

Egon Hilbert, Anniversaries (January 18), Classical music history, Austrian theatrical manager and dircetor of the Vienna State Opera (1964-1968)

Death (age 68)

1964

Elena Moșuc, Anniversaries (January 18), Classical music history, Romanian singer and opera singer

Birth (56th anniversary)

Franz Markhoff, Anniversaries (January 18), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Death (age 83)

1963

Eisuke Tsuchida, Anniversaries (January 18), Classical music history, Japanese composer and pianist

Birth (57th anniversary)

1962

1959

1958

Maja Flagstad, Anniversaries (January 18), Classical music history, Norwegian musician and conductor

Death (age 85)

1956

1952

Mariana Cioromila, Anniversaries (January 18), Classical music history, opera singer, musician

Birth (68th anniversary)

1949

1948

Jani Golob, Anniversaries (January 18), Classical music history, Slovenian musician

Birth (72th anniversary)

1947

Jacques Rouvier, Anniversaries (January 18), Classical music history, French pianist and pedagogue

Birth (73th anniversary)

1943

Lajos Lencsés, Anniversaries (January 18), Classical music history, Hungarian oboist

Birth (77th anniversary)

1941

1940

Yukinori Tezuka, Anniversaries (January 18), Classical music history, Japanese conductor

Birth (80th anniversary)

Marijan Gabrijelčič, Anniversaries (January 18), Classical music history, composer, music pedagogue, university teacher

Birth

1938

Alexandre Georges, Anniversaries (January 18), Classical music history, French organist and composer

Death (age 87)

1937

1918

1894

Henri Pontbriand, Anniversaries (January 18), Classical music history, music pedagogue, painter, opera singer

Birth

Ernst Koch, Anniversaries (January 18), Classical music history, music pedagogue, opera singer, singer

Death (age 74)

1893

1866

1835

César <strong>Cui</strong> César Cui, Anniversaries (January 18), Classical music history, Russian composer and army officer

Birth

 

1819

1806

1801

Elise Czabon, Anniversaries (January 18), Classical music history, The Man Verdi - Vojtěch (Adalbert) Čaboun czabaun (Czaboun Czabon Elisabeth (Elise) Pohl - Beisteiner wife of Vojtěch).

Birth

1703

Alanus Plumlovský, Anniversaries (January 18), Classical music history, Czech composer and roman catholic priest

Birth

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