Music anniversaries to be commemorated on May 10: 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.

May 10: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For May 10, there are no less than 85 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle (260th anniversary, Birth), Charles Avison (250th anniversary, Death), Angelica Catalani (240th anniversary, Birth), Catterino Cavos (180th anniversary, Death), Gabriela Montero (50th 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 May 10

 

May 10

2015

Jack Body, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, New Zealand composer, art photographer and musicologist

Death (age 70)

2008

Achim Wichert, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, German opera singer and music educator

Death (age 74)

2007

Ian Adam, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Death (age 76)

2003

2002

Bogna Sokorska, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, Polish singer and opera singer

Death (age 75)

1987

Wilhelm Strienz, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 86)

1977

Sergei Nakariakov, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, Russian trumpeter

Birth (43th anniversary)

1973

1970

Gabriela <strong>Montero</strong> Gabriela Montero, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, Venezuelan musician

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1968

Alice <strong>Coote</strong> Alice Coote, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, British mezzo-soprano

Birth (52th anniversary)

1967

1965

Bernd Redmann, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, German composer

Birth (55th anniversary)

1964

Yves Castagnet, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, French organist

Birth (56th anniversary)

Mark <strong>Andre</strong> Mark Andre, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, French composer

Birth (56th anniversary)

1956

Barbara Fris, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, Canadian soprano and actress

Birth (64th anniversary)

1948

Ani <strong>Kavafian</strong> Ani Kavafian, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (72th anniversary)

1946

Piotr Paleczny, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, Polish classical pianist

Birth (74th anniversary)

Klaus Ager, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, Austrian composer

Birth (74th anniversary)

1938

Maxim Shostakovich, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, Soviet, American and Russian conductor and pianist

Birth (82th anniversary)

1936

1935

Judith Beckmann, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, American singer and opera singer

Birth (85th anniversary)

1931

Yuzo Toyama, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, Composer and conductor

Birth (89th anniversary)

1930

1922

B. Shankar Rao, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, Indian musician

Birth (98th anniversary)

1920

Guðmundur Jónsson, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, opera singer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1912

Adrian Aeschbacher, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, Swiss classical pianist (1912-2002)

Birth

Thom de Klerk, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, Dutch bassoonist, music teacher, conductor and music director

Birth

1895

1880

John Goss, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, English organist and composer

Death (age 79)

1873

Pietro Magri, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, Italian organist and choir director

Birth

1865

Eleonore de Ahna, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 27)

1862

1852

Franz Jäger, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, Austrian opera singer and composer

Death (age 56)

1843

1834

1770

Charles <strong>Avison</strong> Charles Avison, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, English composer

Death (age 61)

250th anniversary    (2020)

1697

Jean-Marie <strong>Leclair</strong> Jean-Marie Leclair, Anniversaries (May 10), Classical music history, French Baroque violinist and composer

Birth

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