Music anniversaries to be commemorated on June 24: 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 24: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For June 24, there are no less than 66 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Denis Dowling (110th anniversary, Birth), Bernhard Krol (100th anniversary, Birth), Félix Rienth (50th anniversary, Birth), Arantza Ezenarro (40th anniversary, Birth), Herta Talmar (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 24

 

June 24

2019

Gary Graham, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, Canadian musician, organist, pianist, and music director

Death (age 73)

2016

Anton Djakov, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, Swiss singer and opera singer (1934-2016)

Death (age 81)

2012

Jacques Taddei, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, French organist and pianist

Death (age 66)

Jean Cox, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, American operatic tenor

Death (age 90)

2010

Herta Talmar, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Death (age 89)

2004

Trudeliese Schmidt, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 62)

1993

Éva Harmath, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, singer, musician, opera singer

Death (age 62)

Nuni Nanev, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, Bulgarian opera singer

Death (age 85)

1983

Paweł Pudło, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, Polish composer

Birth (37th anniversary)

1982

Elena Dmitrievna Kroeglikova, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, Russian opera singer and music educator

Death (age 75)

1980

Arantza Ezenarro, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, Spanish singer and opera singer

Birth (40th anniversary)

1974

Olga Mykytenko, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, Ukrainian opera singer

Birth (46th anniversary)

1970

Félix Rienth, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, Swiss opera singer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

Markus Eiche, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Birth (51th anniversary)

1968

María José Montiel, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, Spanish opera mezzo-soprano

Birth (52th anniversary)

1963

Sybil Evers, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, singer and actress (1904-1963)

Death (age 59)

1958

Annette Jahns, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (62th anniversary)

1957

Ketil Hugaas, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, Norwegian composer

Birth (63th anniversary)

1949

Peter Robinson, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, musician; conductor

Birth (71th anniversary)

1935

Carlos <strong>Gardel</strong> Carlos Gardel, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, Argentinian singer, songwriter, actor; the most prominent figure in the history of tango

Death (age 44)

Terry <strong>Riley</strong> Terry Riley, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, American composer and performing musician

Birth (85th anniversary)

Jiří Teml, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, Czech composer

Birth (85th anniversary)

1927

1920

Bernhard Krol, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, German composer and hornist

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

 

1910

Denis Dowling, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, New Zealand-born operatic baritone (1910-1996)

Birth

1908

Hugo <strong>Distler</strong> Hugo Distler, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, German organist, choral conductor, teacher and composer

Birth

1904

1901

Harry <strong>Partch</strong> Harry Partch, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, American composer, music theorist, creator of musical instruments

Birth

1896

1881

1724

Johann <strong>Theile</strong> Johann Theile, Anniversaries (June 24), Classical music history, German composer and organist

Death (age 77)

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