Music anniversaries to be commemorated on January 22: 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 22: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For January 22, there are no less than 88 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Adolphe Deslandres (180th anniversary, Birth), Charles Arnold Tournemire (150th anniversary, Birth), Franz Salmhofer (120th anniversary, Birth), William Warfield (100th anniversary, Birth), Carlo Cossutta (20th 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 22

 

January 22

2013

2012

Christa Maria Ziese, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, German singer, opera singer and music educator

Death (age 87)

2001

Philine Fischer, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 81)

1999

1997

Tresi Rudolph, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, German actor, singer and opera singer

Death (age 85)

1993

Patricia Brooks, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, American soprano and music teacher (1937-1993)

Death (age 55)

Beatrice <strong>Rana</strong> Beatrice Rana, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, Italian pianist

Birth (27th anniversary)

1983

Miho Watanabe, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, violinist, concertmaster

Birth (37th anniversary)

1982

Hans Fidesser, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, Austrian actor, singer and opera singer

Death (age 82)

1978

1977

Mauro Iurato, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, violinist, concertmaster

Birth (43th anniversary)

Annamária Barabás, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, Romanian opera singer of Swiss-Hungarian descent

Birth (43th anniversary)

1969

1964

Marc <strong>Blitzstein</strong> Marc Blitzstein, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, American composer, lyricist, and librettist

Death (age 58)

Pietro <strong>Spagnoli</strong> Pietro Spagnoli, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, Italian singer, born 1964

Birth (56th anniversary)

1960

Adam Klein, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, American operatic tenor

Birth (60th anniversary)

1953

Myung-whun <strong>Chung</strong> Myung-whun Chung, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, South Korean pianist and conductor

Birth (67th anniversary)

1951

Hugo Zathey, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 71)

1947

Andrea Een, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (73th anniversary)

1943

Tigran Alikhanov, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, Russian music educator, university teacher and pianist

Birth (77th anniversary)

1936

Louis <strong>Glass</strong> Louis Glass, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, Danish pianist and composer

Death (age 71)

1922

William <strong>Christie</strong> William Christie, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, American-born French conductor and harpsichordist

Death (age 22)

1920

William <strong>Warfield</strong> William Warfield, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, American concert bass-baritone singer and actor (1920-2002)

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1895

Edward <strong>Solomon</strong> Edward Solomon, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, English composer, conductor, orchestrator and pianist

Death (age 39)

1887

1870

Charles Arnold Tournemire, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, French composer

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1861

Giovanni Velluti, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, Italian opera singer, castrato

Death (age 80)

Karel Stecker, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, musicologist, composer, organist, music pedagogue

Birth

1824

Josef Leopold Zvonař, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, Czech composer, pedagogue, and music critic

Birth

1775

Manuel del <strong>García</strong> Manuel del García, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, Spanish opera singer, composer and impresario

Birth

 

1756

Vincenzo <strong>Righini</strong> Vincenzo Righini, Anniversaries (January 22), Classical music history, Italian composer, singer and kapellmeister

Birth

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