Music anniversaries to be commemorated on June 16: 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 16: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For June 16, there are no less than 72 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Vítězslava Kaprálová (80th anniversary, Death), Pascal Rophé (60th anniversary, Birth), Eva Turner (30th anniversary, Death), Fritz Hübner (20th anniversary, Death), Maureen Forrester (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 16

 

June 16

2012

Klavdia Kudriashova, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1925-2012)

Death (age 86)

2010

Maureen Forrester, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, Canadian operatic contralto

Death (age 79)

2000

1992

Justin Taylor, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, harpsichordist

Birth (28th anniversary)

1986

Maurice <strong>Duruflé</strong> Maurice Duruflé, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, French classical composer and organist

Death (age 84)

1978

Oksana Dyka, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, Ukrainian operatic soprano

Birth (42th anniversary)

1976

Nokuthula <strong>Ngwenyama</strong> Nokuthula Ngwenyama, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (44th anniversary)

1975

František Vrána, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, Czech composer, pianist and organist

Death (age 60)

1973

Jaromir Trafankowski, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (47th anniversary)

1971

1969

Umberto Urbano, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, Italian singer and opera singer

Death (age 83)

1968

Paule de Lestang, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, French pianist (1875-1968)

Death (age 92)

1965

Yuri Khanon, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, Pianist and composer

Birth (55th anniversary)

1960

Pascal <strong>Rophé</strong> Pascal Rophé, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, French conductor

Birth (60th anniversary)

1958

José Pablo Moncayo <strong>García</strong> José Pablo Moncayo García, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, Mexican pianist, percussionist, music teacher, composer and conductor

Death (age 45)

Laima Domikaitė, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, Lithuanian opera singer

Birth (62th anniversary)

Nace Junkar, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, Slovene singer

Birth (62th anniversary)

Lars Cleveman, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, Swedish musician

Birth (62th anniversary)

1949

1946

Jiří Langmajer, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, choir director, opera singer

Birth (74th anniversary)

1943

1940

1939

Viktor Roman Moser, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, Czech violinist, music educator and composer

Death (age 75)

1932

Rosina Palmer, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, Australian operatic singer

Death (age 87)

1919

1907

1901

1874

František Neumann, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, Czech conductor, music educator and composer

Birth

1871

1869

Lluis Gonzaga Jorda, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, Spanish composer and pianist (1869-1951)

Birth

1865

Bohumil Vendler, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer, choirmaster and organist

Birth

1863

Paul Vidal, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, French composer, conductor and music teacher (1863-1931)

Birth

1843

1837

1804

Johann Adam <strong>Hiller</strong> Johann Adam Hiller, Anniversaries (June 16), Classical music history, German composer and conductor

Death (age 75)

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