Music anniversaries to be commemorated on June 20: 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 20: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For June 20, there are no less than 68 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Halfdan Rode (150th anniversary, Birth), Paul Makanowitzky (100th anniversary, Birth), Jehan Alain (80th anniversary, Death), Julian Gembalski (70th anniversary, Birth), Allan Pettersson (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 June 20

 

June 20

2017

Ludger Rémy, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, German conductor and musicologist

Death (age 68)

2008

Antonio Bibalo, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, Italian-Norwegian musician

Death (age 86)

Adelaide Bishop, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, singer and actress (1928-2008)

Death (age 79)

2000

Abigail Shapiro, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, American stage actor and opera singer, sister to Ben Shapiro

Birth (20th anniversary)

1989

1980

Allan Pettersson, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, Swedish composer and violist

Death (age 68)

Kurt Mühlhardt, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, German opera singer and actor

Death (age 76)

1979

Jessica <strong>Pratt</strong> Jessica Pratt, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, British australian coloratura soprano

Birth (41th anniversary)

1976

1974

Samuel Robles, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, Panamanian conductor and composer

Birth (46th anniversary)

1968

Jim Cornelison, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, American singer

Birth (52th anniversary)

1966

1959

Louise Bessette, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, classical pianist

Birth (61th anniversary)

1950

Julian Gembalski, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, Polish pipe organist

Birth (70th anniversary)

1946

André <strong>Watts</strong> André Watts, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, American pianist

Birth (74th anniversary)

1945

1937

Stafford Dean, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, British opera singer

Birth (83th anniversary)

1936

Kayyrgül Sartbaeva, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer and music educator

Birth (84th anniversary)

1934

Alain Bancquart, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, French musician

Birth (86th anniversary)

1929

Ingrid Haebler, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, Austrian musician

Birth (91th anniversary)

1928

Miloš Vacek, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer, choirmaster and organist

Birth

1922

Vittorio <strong>Monti</strong> Vittorio Monti, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, Italian composer, violinist, and conductor

Death (age 54)

1920

Jiří Joran, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, opera singer, songwriter

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

Paul Makanowitzky, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, American musician

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1912

Burja Burian, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, opera singer, pedagogue

Birth (108th anniversary)

1886

1870

Halfdan Rode, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, Norwegian singer

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1866

Viktor Dalnoki, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, Hungarian singer and director (1866-1955)

Birth

1783

Juliane Caroline Koch, Anniversaries (June 20), Classical music history, German opera singer and pianist

Death (age 25)

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