Music anniversaries to be commemorated on June 30: 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 30: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For June 30, there are no less than 75 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Adam Václav Michna z Otradovic (420th anniversary, Birth), Jean-Baptiste Cardonne (290th anniversary, Birth), Teresa Albuzzi-Todeschini (260th anniversary, Death), Clarence Cameron White (60th anniversary, Death), Ida Haendel (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 30

 

June 30

2020

Ida <strong>Haendel</strong> Ida Haendel, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, Polish-born British violinist and violin teacher

Death (age 91)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2015

2009

Harve Presnell, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, American actor and singer

Death (age 75)

2008

Otte Svendsen, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, Danish opera singer and autobiographer

Death (age 89)

Erich Witte, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 97)

2005

1994

Leon Firšt, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, composer, pianist, double-bassist

Birth (26th anniversary)

1987

Federico <strong>Mompou</strong> Federico Mompou, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, Spanish composer and pianist

Death (age 94)

1985

Rafał <strong>Blechacz</strong> Rafał Blechacz, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, Polish classical pianist

Birth (35th anniversary)

1959

1958

Esa-Pekka <strong>Salonen</strong> Esa-Pekka Salonen, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, Finnish conductor and composer

Birth (62th anniversary)

1954

Stephen <strong>Barlow</strong> Stephen Barlow, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, British musician

Birth (66th anniversary)

1953

Piotr Kusiewicz, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, singer, musician, opera singer

Birth (67th anniversary)

Adriana Hölszky, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, Romanian-born German pianist and composer

Birth (67th anniversary)

1946

Giles Swayne, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, British composer

Birth (74th anniversary)

1941

Peter Karner, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Birth (79th anniversary)

1937

Michael von Biel, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, German composer, cellist, and graphic artist, born 1937

Birth (83th anniversary)

1934

Olga Jiráková, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, opera singer, teacher

Birth (86th anniversary)

1931

James Loughran, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, British conductor

Birth (89th anniversary)

1927

Patricia Snell, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, Canadian singer and opera singer

Birth (93th anniversary)

1920

Zdeněk Duda, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, opera singer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1914

Josef Jeřábek, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, Czech composer and choirmaster

Death (age 61)

 

1910

Frans Johan Haglund, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, opera singer, actor, painter

Death (age 87)

1906

Vaclav Smetacek, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, Czech conductor, oboist, music educator and composer

Birth

1901

Francesco Graziani, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, Italian baritone and voice teacher

Death (age 73)

1884

Anton Torello, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, Spanish-born American double bassist

Birth

1872

Marie Bossenberger, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, German opera singer and music educator (1872-1919)

Birth

1861

Hynek Tomáš, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer, choirmaster and organist

Birth

Johanna André, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, music pedagogue, stage actor, singer, opera singer

Birth

1851

1825

Florimond <strong>Hervé</strong> Florimond Hervé, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, French singer, composer, librettist, conductor and scene painter

Birth

1792

Antonio <strong>Rosetti</strong> Antonio Rosetti, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, Czech classical era composer and double bass player

Death (age 45)

1706

Jacques Boyvin, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, French organist and composer

Death (age 56)

1685

1671

Teodorico Pedrini, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, Italian Vincentian and missionary to China

Birth

 

1600

Adam Václav Michna z Otradovic, Anniversaries (June 30), Classical music history, Czech poet, composer, choirmaster, writer, organist and nobleman

Birth

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