Music anniversaries to be commemorated on July 17: 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.

July 17: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For July 17, there are no less than 77 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Ludvík Čelanský (150th anniversary, Birth), Mykola Kusmych Ivanov (140th anniversary, Death), Marian Porębski (110th anniversary, Birth), Dawn Upshaw (60th anniversary, Birth), Georg Stern (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 July 17

 

July 17

2011

Graciela Rivera, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, Puerto Rican soprano singer

Death (age 90)

2003

Rosalyn Tureck, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, American pianist and harpsichordist

Death (age 88)

1995

1992

1991

Otto Kuhlmann, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, German actor, voice actor, singer and opera singer

Death (age 82)

1987

Eva <strong>Zaïcik</strong> Eva Zaïcik, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, French mezzo-soprano

Birth (33th anniversary)

1986

1982

André Vásáry, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, Hungarian singer

Birth (38th anniversary)

1981

Martin Sušnik, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, Slovene opera singer

Birth (39th anniversary)

1980

Georg Stern, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 59)

Ivanka Ribič, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, musician, music pedagogue, opera singer

Death (age 85)

1979

Anthony <strong>McGill</strong> Anthony McGill, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (41th anniversary)

Gianluca <strong>Cascioli</strong> Gianluca Cascioli, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, Italian musician

Birth (41th anniversary)

1974

1973

Jason Vieaux, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, American classical guitarist

Birth (47th anniversary)

1972

Hiba Kawas, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, Singer, composer, and academic

Birth (48th anniversary)

Wojciech Wentura, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, opera tenor singer

Birth (48th anniversary)

1971

Anzhelina Shvachka, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, Ukrainian operatic mezzo-soprano singer

Birth (49th anniversary)

1965

Eugène Bigot, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, French composer and conductor

Death (age 77)

1963

Nune Badalyan, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, Armenian opera singer

Birth (57th anniversary)

Alain Tissot, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, composer, instrumentalist, producer

Birth (57th anniversary)

1962

Jonas Degerfeldt, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, Swedish Operasinger

Birth (58th anniversary)

1961

Leon Koudelak, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, Czech musician

Birth (59th anniversary)

1960

Dawn Upshaw, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, American soprano

Birth (60th anniversary)

1959

Salvador Brotons i Soler, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, Catalan composer, flutist and conductor

Birth (61th anniversary)

1946

Michael Roll, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, British musician

Birth (74th anniversary)

1945

Alexey Rybnikov, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, Soviet and Russian composer

Birth (75th anniversary)

1942

Ivan Anguélov, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, Bulgarian conductor

Birth (78th anniversary)

1939

Milva, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, Italian singer, stage and film actress

Birth (81th anniversary)

1937

Gabriel <strong>Pierné</strong> Gabriel Pierné, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, French composer, conductor, and organist

Death (age 73)

1936

1935

Peter Schickele, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, American composer, musical educator, and parodist

Birth (85th anniversary)

Nie <strong>Er</strong> Nie Er, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, Composed the national anthem of the People's Republic of China

Death (age 23)

1934

1924

Lilian Benningsen, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, Austrian singer, opera singer and music educator

Birth

1909

Ignace Strasfogel, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, Polish composer, pianist, and conductor

Birth

1906

Georg Wilhelm <strong>Rauchenecker</strong> Georg Wilhelm Rauchenecker, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, German composer, conductor, and violinist

Death (age 62)

1880

Árpád Palotay, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, opera singer, voice teacher, actor

Birth

Mykola Kusmych Ivanov, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, Ukrainian singer and opera singer, tenor (1810-1880)

Death (age 69)

1871

Carl <strong>Tausig</strong> Carl Tausig, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, Polish pianist and composer

Death (age 29)

1870

Ludvík Čelanský, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, Czech conductor, theater manager, music educator, composer and director conductor of Czech philharmony

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1861

1833

Luigi Agnesi, Anniversaries (July 17), Classical music history, Belgian opera singer (bass), conductor and composer

Birth

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