Music anniversaries to be commemorated on January 24: 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 24: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For January 24, there are no less than 80 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Shin'ichi Takata (100th anniversary, Birth), Mario Sammarco (90th anniversary, Death), Emile van Bosch (80th anniversary, Death), Edwin Fischer (60th anniversary, Death), Stanislav Neuhaus (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 24

 

January 24

2012

Patricia Neway, Anniversaries (January 24), Classical music history, American operatic and musical theatre singer (1919-2012)

Death (age 92)

1993

Gustav Ernesaks, Anniversaries (January 24), Classical music history, composer and choir conductor

Death (age 84)

1986

1984

Aladár Móži, Anniversaries (January 24), Classical music history, violinist, composer, music pedagogue

Death (age 60)

1981

1975

Isobel Cooper, Anniversaries (January 24), Classical music history, English Operatic pop soprano singer

Birth (45th anniversary)

1971

1961

Gualtiero Negrini, Anniversaries (January 24), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (59th anniversary)

1960

Edwin <strong>Fischer</strong> Edwin Fischer, Anniversaries (January 24), Classical music history, Swiss musician (1886-1960)

Death (age 73)

1959

1954

Mikhail Krasev, Anniversaries (January 24), Classical music history, Soviet composer (1897-1954)

Death (age 56)

1953

Yury <strong>Bashmet</strong> Yury Bashmet, Anniversaries (January 24), Classical music history, Russian conductor, violinist, and violist

Birth (67th anniversary)

1936

1934

Galina Pisarenko, Anniversaries (January 24), Classical music history, Soviet Russian singer

Birth (86th anniversary)

1933

1930

1929

1920

Shin'ichi Takata, Anniversaries (January 24), Classical music history, Japanese composer and conductor

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1869

1859

1852

1851

Gaspare <strong>Spontini</strong> Gaspare Spontini, Anniversaries (January 24), Classical music history, Italian composer and conductor

Death (age 76)

1776

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