Music anniversaries to be commemorated on June 5: 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 5: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For June 5, there are no less than 73 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Richard Barth (170th anniversary, Birth), Nikolai Sidelnikov (90th anniversary, Birth), Irina Lungu (40th anniversary, Birth), Arne Nordheim (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 5

 

June 5

2010

2006

2004

Iona Brown, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, British violinist and conductor

Death (age 63)

2003

Manuel Rosenthal, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, French composer and conductor

Death (age 98)

1999

Mel Tormé, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, American recording artist, singer, songwriter, actor, writer, music arranger

Death (age 73)

1991

Rosalina Abejo, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, Filipina composer and conductor

Death (age 68)

1981

Rebeka Bobanj, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, Hungarian opera singer

Birth (39th anniversary)

1980

Irina <strong>Lungu</strong> Irina Lungu, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (40th anniversary)

1972

Michael Keprt, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, Czech conductor and composer

Birth (48th anniversary)

1968

Jerzy Gert, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, Polish composer and conductor

Death (age 60)

1966

Christian Gilardi, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, Swiss composer and publisher

Birth (54th anniversary)

1965

Sandrine <strong>Piau</strong> Sandrine Piau, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, French opera soprano

Birth (55th anniversary)

1961

Päivi Nisula, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, Finnish opera singer

Birth (59th anniversary)

1955

Shinobu Sato, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, Japanese classical musician

Birth (65th anniversary)

1949

Jaroslav Mrázek, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, Czech ice hockey player

Birth (71th anniversary)

1946

1942

Ilka Medgyaszay, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, Hungarian opera singer and actress

Death (age 90)

1941

Martha <strong>Argerich</strong> Martha Argerich, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, Argentine/Swiss pianist

Birth (79th anniversary)

1934

Lukas David, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, Austrian violinist

Birth (86th anniversary)

1914

Rose Hill, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, English actress and operatic soprano (1914-2003)

Birth

1912

Wojciech Dzieduszycki, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, Polish actor, singer and theatre critic

Birth

1908

Luca Fumagalli, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, Italian pianist, composer and music educator

Death (age 71)

1907

1885

Julius Benedict, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, German-born composer and conductor

Death (age 80)

1872

Cesare Galeotti, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, Italian composer, conductor, and concert pianist

Birth

1865

Felicjan Szopski, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, Polish composer and music educator

Birth

1855

Rosine Lebrun, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, opera singer and actress

Death (age 72)

 

1816

Giovanni <strong>Paisiello</strong> Giovanni Paisiello, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, Italian composer of the Classical era

Death (age 76)

1805

1722

Johann <strong>Kuhnau</strong> Johann Kuhnau, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, German composer, organist and harpsichordist

Death (age 62)

1633

Giovanni Domenico Partenio, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, Italian composer, presbyter and opera singer

Birth

1625

Orlando <strong>Gibbons</strong> Orlando Gibbons, Anniversaries (June 5), Classical music history, English composer, virginalist and organist (1583-1625)

Death (age 41)

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