Music anniversaries to be commemorated on January 9: 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 9: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For January 9, there are no less than 87 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Anna de Bishop (210th anniversary, Birth), Pavel Křížkovský (200th anniversary, Birth), Wenzel Thomas Matiegka (190th anniversary, Death), Valborg Aulin (160th anniversary, Birth), Henriette Puig-Roget (110th 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 9

 

January 9

2018

Aleksandr Vedernikov, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, Russian singer and opera singer

Death (age 90)

2013

Willis Page, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, musician and symphony orchestra conductor

Death (age 94)

2012

Magda Marsay, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, opera singer, voice teacher

Death (age 84)

1996

Else Liebesberg, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Death (age 77)

1983

Giora Schmidt, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (37th anniversary)

1978

Naomichi Nishida, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, Japanese composer and conductor (1907-1978)

Death (age 70)

1976

Svitlana Azarova, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, Ukrainian/Dutch composer of contemporary classical music

Birth (44th anniversary)

1967

Anu Komsi, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, Finnish opera singer

Birth (53th anniversary)

Piia Komsi, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, Finnish soprano and cellist

Birth (53th anniversary)

1966

Aro Stepanian, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, Armenian composer (1897-1966)

Death (age 68)

1963

1962

Nicholas <strong>Daniel</strong> Nicholas Daniel, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, British oboist and conductor

Birth (58th anniversary)

1961

Kevin Bowyer, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, English organist

Birth (59th anniversary)

1959

Pascal Verrot, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, French orchestra conductor

Birth (61th anniversary)

1956

Waltraud <strong>Meier</strong> Waltraud Meier, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, German soprano and mezzo-soprano

Birth (64th anniversary)

Alexander Paley, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, Moldavian pianist and conductor

Birth (64th anniversary)

1955

Jan Jirásek, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, Czech composer

Birth (65th anniversary)

Ragnhild Groven, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, Norwegian singer and teacher

Birth (65th anniversary)

1949

Amilcare Zanella, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, Italian composer, pianist and conductor

Death (age 75)

Armida Parsi-Pettinella, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, Italian mezzo-soprano died 1949

Death (age 80)

1947

1946

1936

Marko Munih, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, musician, choir director, conductor

Birth (84th anniversary)

1935

1933

1918

1917

Nikolay Vorvulev, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1917-1967)

Birth

 

1910

1904

1897

1885

Joseph O'Kelly, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, Irish composer, pianist and choral conductor

Death (age 56)

1854

Filippo Traetta, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, American composer and music teacher

Death (age 77)

1851

Giuseppe Gallignani, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, Italian conductor, composer and music educator

Birth

1830

 

1820

Pavel Křížkovský, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer, pianist, organist and roman catholic priest

Birth

200th anniversary    (2020)

1819

František Gregora, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, Czech composer, contrabassist and choirmaster

Birth

1817

August Paetsch, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, German stage actor and opera singer

Birth

 

1753

Luísa Todi, Anniversaries (January 9), Classical music history, Portuguese opera singer (mezzo-soprano)

Birth

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