Music anniversaries to be commemorated on January 6: 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 6: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For January 6, there are no less than 98 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Xaver Scharwenka (170th anniversary, Birth), Pierre-Octave Ferroud (120th anniversary, Birth), Samuel Sanford (110th anniversary, Death), Shirley Love (80th anniversary, Birth), Hibla Gerzmava (50th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.

All important anniversaries to commemorate a January 6

 

January 6

2015

2010

John Dickie, Anniversaries (January 6), Classical music history, Austrian and Scottish tenor and opera singer

Death (age 56)

2005

1986

Fernand Oubradous, Anniversaries (January 6), Classical music history, French bassoonist, conductor and composer

Death (age 82)

1981

1978

Nikki Einfeld, Anniversaries (January 6), Classical music history, Canadian opera singer

Birth (42th anniversary)

Francesco Demuro, Anniversaries (January 6), Classical music history, Italian opera singer

Birth (42th anniversary)

1975

Vincent Niclo, Anniversaries (January 6), Classical music history, French tenor singer

Birth (45th anniversary)

1970

Hibla Gerzmava, Anniversaries (January 6), Classical music history, Abkhazian soprano

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Franjo Schiffrer, Anniversaries (January 6), Classical music history, opera singer, concert singer, voice teacher

Death (age 72)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1963

Bernfried Pröve, Anniversaries (January 6), Classical music history, German choreographer

Birth (57th anniversary)

Lina Abarbanell, Anniversaries (January 6), Classical music history, German-American singer (1879-1963)

Death (age 84)

1959

Elena Kuschnerova, Anniversaries (January 6), Classical music history, Russian-born pianist

Birth (61th anniversary)

1955

1954

Albert Kunze, Anniversaries (January 6), Classical music history, German author and opera singer

Death (age 81)

1951

1941

Tamara Lund, Anniversaries (January 6), Classical music history, Finnish actor, singer and opera singer

Birth

1940

Shirley Love, Anniversaries (January 6), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (80th anniversary)

1927

1905

1904

1897

1873

Karl Straube, Anniversaries (January 6), Classical music history, German church musician, organist, and choral conductor

Birth

1870

Elise Elizza, Anniversaries (January 6), Classical music history, Austrian music educator

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1868

Vittorio <strong>Monti</strong> Vittorio Monti, Anniversaries (January 6), Classical music history, Italian composer, violinist, and conductor

Birth

1850

Xaver Scharwenka, Anniversaries (January 6), Classical music history, German pianist, composer and teacher

Birth

1838

Max <strong>Bruch</strong> Max Bruch, Anniversaries (January 6), Classical music history, German romantic composer and conductor (1838-1920)

Birth

1831

Rodolphe <strong>Kreutzer</strong> Rodolphe Kreutzer, Anniversaries (January 6), Classical music history, French violinist, conductor, composer

Death (age 64)

1794

Kašpar Mašek, Anniversaries (January 6), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and organist

Birth

1697

Carlo Mannelli, Anniversaries (January 6), Classical music history, Italian violinist, castrato and composer

Death (age 56)

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