Music anniversaries to be commemorated on June 2: 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 2: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For June 2, there are no less than 99 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Elisabetta Manfredini-Guarmani (230th anniversary, Birth), Olivier Métra (190th anniversary, Birth), Gökhan Kırdar (50th anniversary, Birth), Lepo Sumera (20th anniversary, Death), Giuseppe Taddei (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 2

 

June 2

2017

2010

2005

Andrey Venediktovitsj Isjtsjenko, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 67)

2003

Július Kowalski, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and choirmaster

Death (age 91)

2000

1997

Gotthard Kronstein, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 70)

1989

Csaba Sándor, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, (1989--) opera singer

Birth (31th anniversary)

1988

1987

Maria-Elisabeth Lott, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, German classical violist

Birth (33th anniversary)

1985

Petrit Çeku, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, Albanian musician

Birth (35th anniversary)

1983

1977

Dmitriy Ul'yanov, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (43th anniversary)

1974

Annemarie Kremer, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, Dutch opera singer

Birth (46th anniversary)

1973

Hidemaro Konoye, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, Japanese composer and conductor

Death (age 74)

1970

Tigran Martirossian, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Alexander Mickelthwate, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, German musician

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Gökhan Kırdar, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, Turkish singer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

1965

Vladimir Yampolsky, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, Russian pianist (1905-1965)

Death (age 60)

1964

Peter Svensson, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, Austrian opera singer

Birth (56th anniversary)

1963

Edson Zampronha, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, Brazilian composer

Birth (57th anniversary)

Ilya <strong>Kaler</strong> Ilya Kaler, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, Russian musician

Birth (57th anniversary)

1960

Alberto Bimboni, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, American conductor and composer

Death (age 71)

1958

1955

Michel Dalberto, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, French pianist

Birth (65th anniversary)

Federico Casal Martínez, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, historian, lawyer - court specialist, composer

Death (age 87)

1953

Markéta Ungrová, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, opera singer, pedagogue

Birth (67th anniversary)

1949

Neil Shicoff, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (71th anniversary)

1947

Mark <strong>Elder</strong> Mark Elder, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, British conductor

Birth (73th anniversary)

1945

1937

Junsang Bahk, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, South Korean composer

Birth (83th anniversary)

Louis <strong>Vierne</strong> Louis Vierne, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, French organist and composer

Death (age 66)

1933

Zikmund Polášek, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, Czech violinist and composer

Death (age 56)

1931

Fedor Pavlov, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, Soviet conductor and composer (1892-1931)

Death (age 38)

1929

A. B. Luppov, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, Russian composer and music educator

Birth (91th anniversary)

1926

Marie Roze, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, French operatic soprano

Death (age 80)

1924

Nadya Sharkova, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, Bulgarian opera singer

Birth (96th anniversary)

1919

Ernest <strong>Ford</strong> Ernest Ford, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, British composer and conductor

Death (age 61)

Leonid Georgiyevich Yakovlev, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, Russian singer and opera singer (1858-1919)

Death (age 61)

1912

1898

Ola Isene, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, Norwegian baritone opera singer and actor (1898–1973)

Birth

1883

Charles <strong>Wehle</strong> Charles Wehle, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, Czech composer and pianist

Death (age 58)

1882

Ester Niska, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, Finnish film actor and stage actor (1882-1916)

Birth

1878

1863

Felix von <strong>Weingartner</strong> Felix von Weingartner, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, Austrian conductor, composer and pianist

Birth

1855

Karel Förster, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, Czech violinist, organist and composer

Birth

1835

Nikolai <strong>Rubinstein</strong> Nikolai Rubinstein, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, Russian pianist, conductor and composer

Birth

1832

Charles Colin, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, French composer, oboist and organist

Birth

1830

 

1819

Karel Vrátný, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, Czech composer and writer (1819–1873?)

Birth

1807

Robert Führer, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and organist

Birth

1785

Gottfried August <strong>Homilius</strong> Gottfried August Homilius, Anniversaries (June 2), Classical music history, German composer, cantor and organist

Death (age 71)

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