Music anniversaries to be commemorated on June 18: 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 18: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For June 18, there are no less than 72 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Joan Pau Pujol (450th anniversary, Birth), Martin Andreas Udbye (200th anniversary, Birth), Richard Heuberger (170th anniversary, Birth), Azer Dzjanbachisj ogli Abdoellaev (10th anniversary, Death), Georges Octors (0th 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 18

 

June 18

2020

Georges <strong>Octors</strong> Georges Octors, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, Belgian conductor

Death (age 97)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2002

Naozumi Yamamoto, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, Japanese composer and conductor

Death (age 69)

1998

Patricia <strong>Janečková</strong> Patricia Janečková, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, Slovak opera crossover singer

Birth (22th anniversary)

1995

Leokadiya Maslennikova, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer and music educator (1918-1995)

Death (age 77)

1983

Sergey <strong>Malov</strong> Sergey Malov, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, Russian violinist and violist

Birth (37th anniversary)

1977

Du Yun, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, Composer, multi-instrumentalist, performance artist

Birth (43th anniversary)

1973

1972

Anu Tali, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, Estonian conductor

Birth (48th anniversary)

1963

Iréne <strong>Theorin</strong> Iréne Theorin, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, Swedish singer

Birth (57th anniversary)

1959

Brigitte Balleys, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (61th anniversary)

1957

Georgi Nelepp, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1904-1957)

Death (age 53)

1953

Peter <strong>Donohoe</strong> Peter Donohoe, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, English pianist

Birth (67th anniversary)

1951

Gregory Reinhart, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (69th anniversary)

1946

Regina Maciūtė, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, Lithuanian opera singer

Birth (74th anniversary)

1943

Éva <strong>Marton</strong> Éva Marton, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, opera singer

Birth (77th anniversary)

1942

1930

József Németh, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, opera singer, actor

Birth (90th anniversary)

1920

Karel Risinger, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, Czech composer and musicologist

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

 

1909

1905

1904

1903

Jeanette <strong>MacDonald</strong> Jeanette MacDonald, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, American singer and actress (1903-1965)

Birth

1899

1880

1876

August <strong>Röckel</strong> August Röckel, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, German composer, conductor, editor

Death (age 61)

1874

Vladimir Lossky, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, Ukrainian singer and opera singer (1874-1946)

Birth

1852

August Prost, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, opera singer, music pedagogue, stage actor

Birth

 

1820

Martin Andreas <strong>Udbye</strong> Martin Andreas Udbye, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, Norwegian composer and organist

Birth

200th anniversary    (2020)

1757

Ignaz <strong>Pleyel</strong> Ignaz Pleyel, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, Austrian-born French composer and piano builder

Birth

1570

Joan Pau Pujol, Anniversaries (June 18), Classical music history, Spanish/Catalan composer and organist

Birth

450th anniversary    (2020)

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