Music anniversaries to be commemorated on June 12: 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.

June 12: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For June 12, there are no less than 73 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Maria Júdice da Costa (150th anniversary, Birth), Armand Tokatyan (60th anniversary, Death), Szabolcs Brickner (40th anniversary, Birth), Fuat Mansurov (10th 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 June 12

 

June 12

2018

2014

Lilian Benningsen, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, Austrian singer, opera singer and music educator

Death (age 89)

2013

Valentyna Arkanova, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, Ukrainian music educator (1934-2013)

Death (age 79)

Anna Gonda, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, Hungarian opera singer

Death (age 66)

Leonid Boldin, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1931-2013)

Death (age 82)

2007

Mac Morgan, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, American bass-baritone

Death (age 89)

2001

Thomas Wilson, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, Scottish composer (1927-2001)

Death (age 73)

1994

Conrad Tao, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (26th anniversary)

1989

1986

Mayuko Kamio, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, Japanese musician

Birth (34th anniversary)

Gediminas <strong>Gelgotas</strong> Gediminas Gelgotas, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, Lithuanian musician

Birth (34th anniversary)

1980

Szabolcs Brickner, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, Hungarian singer

Birth (40th anniversary)

1979

František Vitásek, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, Czech composer and roman catholic priest

Death (age 63)

1978

Barnabás Kelemen, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, Hungarian musician

Birth (42th anniversary)

1977

1976

Milvi Laid, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, Estonian opera singer

Death (age 69)

1973

Thomas Rösner, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, Austrian conductor

Birth (47th anniversary)

1969

1962

John <strong>Ireland</strong> John Ireland, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, British composer and teacher of music (1879-1962)

Death (age 82)

Grigoriy Maksimovitsj Grigorasjvili, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1905-1962)

Death (age 56)

1960

1959

Keisuke Shinohara, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, Japanese composer and conductor (1959-2011)

Birth

1958

Mario Malagnini, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, Italian opera singer

Birth (62th anniversary)

1952

1947

Jāzeps Mediņš, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, Russian conductor and composer (1877-1947)

Death (age 70)

1941

1938

Ian <strong>Partridge</strong> Ian Partridge, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, English lyric tenor

Birth (82th anniversary)

1932

Mimi Coertse, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, South African singer

Birth (88th anniversary)

1925

Gustave Garcia, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, Italian baritone opera singer

Death (age 88)

1917

Teresa <strong>Carreño</strong> Teresa Carreño, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, (1853--1917) Venezuelan classical pianist

Death (age 63)

1904

1895

Julie Bossenberger, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, stage actor, singer, opera singer

Death (age 47)

1883

1870

Maria Júdice da Costa, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, Portuguese opera singer

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1858

Karel František Pitsch, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and organist

Death (age 72)

1851

Pol Plançon, Anniversaries (June 12), Classical music history, French opera singer, operatic bass

Birth

1825

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