Music anniversaries to be commemorated on July 23: 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 23: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For July 23, there are no less than 80 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Anna Sofia Sevelin (230th anniversary, Birth), William Candidus (180th anniversary, Birth), Marie-Julie Halligner (170th anniversary, Death), Susan Graham (60th anniversary, Birth), Erik Årman (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 July 23

 

July 23

2015

Anita Garanča, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, Latvian singer and educationist (1949-2015)

Death (age 66)

2011

2004

Ferry Gruber, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 77)

1981

Jakub <strong>Hrůša</strong> Jakub Hrůša, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, Czech conductor

Birth (39th anniversary)

1979

Mathieu Ahlersmeyer, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, German actor, singer and opera singer

Death (age 83)

Rina Massardi, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, filmmaker, actor, opera singer

Death (age 82)

1978

Li Yugang, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, Chinese singer and actor

Birth (42th anniversary)

Emanuel-Cristian Caraman, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, Romanian opera singer

Birth (42th anniversary)

1977

Silvia Colloca, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, Singer, actress, author and TV cooking personality

Birth (43th anniversary)

1976

Péter Halász, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, Hungarian musician

Birth (44th anniversary)

Matthäus Schmidlechner, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, Austrian opera singer and singer

Birth (44th anniversary)

1975

Wu Bixia, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, Chinese singer

Birth (45th anniversary)

1974

Nikandr Sergeevič Hanaev, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1890-1974)

Death (age 84)

1973

Søren Nils Eichberg, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, German/Danish composer

Birth (47th anniversary)

1972

Anja <strong>Harteros</strong> Anja Harteros, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, Operatic soprano

Birth (48th anniversary)

1970

Erik Årman, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, Swedish opera singer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1962

Alain <strong>Lefèvre</strong> Alain Lefèvre, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, French Canadian pianist and composer

Birth (58th anniversary)

1958

1955

Vytautas Kurnickas, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, Lithuanian singer

Birth (65th anniversary)

1954

Susan Dunn, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, American singer

Birth (66th anniversary)

1944

Maria João <strong>Pires</strong> Maria João Pires, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, Portuguese pianist

Birth (76th anniversary)

1940

Metoděj Janíček, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, Czech composer and organist

Death (age 78)

1933

Joan Gamisans Arabí, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, Spanish singer and composer (1879-1933)

Death (age 53)

1931

Ava June, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, British singer and opera singer

Birth

1928

1918

Ann Ayars, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, actor; The Youngest Profession

Birth

1908

Elsa Maasik, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer and music educator (1908-1991)

Birth

1907

1886

1878

Hilarión Eslava, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, Spanish composer and pedagogue

Death (age 70)

1867

Gustav Dupont, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, German opera singer (tenor) (1867-1912)

Birth

1865

Jean-Louis <strong>Tulou</strong> Jean-Louis Tulou, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, French composer, flute teacher, player and instrument maker

Death (age 78)

1851

Ferdinand Troyer, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, Austrian noble and musician

Death (age 71)

1846

1840

1838

 

1757

Domenico <strong>Scarlatti</strong> Domenico Scarlatti, Anniversaries (July 23), Classical music history, Italian composer, son of Alessandro Scarlatti

Death (age 71)

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