Music anniversaries to be commemorated on June 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.

June 23: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For June 23, there are no less than 70 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Salvatore Papaccio (130th anniversary, Birth), Luciano Della Pergola (110th anniversary, Birth), Pavel Gililov (70th anniversary, Birth), Jan Pogány (60th 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 June 23

 

June 23

2019

2016

2004

Alexandra <strong>Trusova</strong> Alexandra Trusova, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, Russian figure skater

Birth (16th anniversary)

1983

Jenny Q. Chai, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, Chinese pianist

Birth (37th anniversary)

1978

Melissa Madden Gray, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, Australian dancer and cabaret performer

Birth (42th anniversary)

1977

Jennifer Thomas, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, American pianist

Birth (43th anniversary)

1973

Henning Kraggerud, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, Norwegian musician

Birth (47th anniversary)

1968

Maximilian Dimoff, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (52th anniversary)

Lesley Barber, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, Canadian composer

Birth (52th anniversary)

1966

1965

Patricia <strong>Racette</strong> Patricia Racette, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, American opera soprano

Birth (55th anniversary)

1960

Jan Pogány, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, Composer and musician

Birth (60th anniversary)

1959

Jean Gallon, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, French composer, choir conductor, and music educator

Death (age 80)

1958

Armas <strong>Järnefelt</strong> Armas Järnefelt, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, Finnish composer and conductor

Death (age 88)

1957

1956

Sylvia McNair, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, American opera singer, soprano

Birth (64th anniversary)

1950

Livia Budaï-Batky, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, opera singer, musician, singer

Birth (70th anniversary)

Pavel Gililov, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, German pianist

Birth (70th anniversary)

1949

Peter Barcza, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, Canadian opera singer

Birth (71th anniversary)

1943

James <strong>Levine</strong> James Levine, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, American conductor and pianist

Birth (77th anniversary)

1929

1928

1927

Aloys Pennarini, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, Austrian opera singer and singer

Death (age 56)

1926

Johanna André, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, music pedagogue, stage actor, singer, opera singer

Death (age 64)

1923

1913

 

1910

Luciano Della Pergola, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, Luciano Della Pergola. Tenor, teacher, producer, b Bucharest 23 Jun 1910, of Italian parents, naturalized Canadian 1961, d Montreal 13 May 1991

Birth

1894

Marietta Alboni, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, Italian operatic contralto

Death (age 68)

1866

1862

1852

Raoul <strong>Pugno</strong> Raoul Pugno, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, French composer, teacher, organist, and pianist

Birth

1837

Ernest <strong>Guiraud</strong> Ernest Guiraud, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, French composer and music teacher

Birth

1824

Carl <strong>Reinecke</strong> Carl Reinecke, Anniversaries (June 23), Classical music history, German composer, conductor and pianist

Birth

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