Music anniversaries to be commemorated on May 11: 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 11: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For May 11, there are no less than 72 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Alexander Shemansky (120th anniversary, Birth), Arnold Voketaitis (90th anniversary, Birth), Ron Bottcher (80th anniversary, Birth), Charles Rousselière (70th anniversary, Death), Irina Bossini (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 11

 

May 11

2020

Claudio Nicolai, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, German baritone

Death (age 91)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2006

Vinko Štrucl, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, composer, conductor, music arranger

Death (age 73)

1996

Bruce Boyce, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Canadian opera singer

Death (age 85)

1994

Guro Kleven Hagen, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Norwegian musician

Birth (26th anniversary)

1989

Jitka Snížková, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer, pianist and musicologist

Death (age 64)

Baudordzhi Yampilov, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Soviet conductor and composer (1916-1989)

Death (age 72)

1987

Kim Kyung-jun, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Korean violinist

Birth (33th anniversary)

Natasha Paremski, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Russian-American classical pianist

Birth (33th anniversary)

1985

Edicson Ruiz, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Venezuelan musician

Birth (35th anniversary)

Ria Ginster, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, German university teacher and opera singer (1898-1985)

Death (age 87)

1979

1978

Perttu Kivilaakso, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Finnish musician

Birth (42th anniversary)

1973

Josef Holub, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Czech violinist, music educator and composer

Death (age 71)

Odd Grüner-Hegge, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Norwegian conductor and composer

Death (age 73)

1972

Kirill <strong>Petrenko</strong> Kirill Petrenko, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Russian conductor

Birth (48th anniversary)

1970

Irina Bossini, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth

50th anniversary    (2020)

1964

Michael McGlynn, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Irish musician

Birth (56th anniversary)

1963

Nina <strong>Stemme</strong> Nina Stemme, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Swedish operatic singer

Birth (57th anniversary)

1962

Emmanuelle <strong>Haïm</strong> Emmanuelle Haïm, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, French musician

Birth (58th anniversary)

Johanna Nurmimaa, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Finnish actor and singer

Birth (58th anniversary)

1959

Silvio Barbato, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Italian-Brazilian opera conductor and composer

Birth

1958

Neil Carter, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, British musician

Birth (62th anniversary)

1957

Giuseppe Sabbatini, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Italian opera singer

Birth (63th anniversary)

1954

Judith <strong>Weir</strong> Judith Weir, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, British composer

Birth (66th anniversary)

1952

Ivan Rubchak, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Ukrainian theatre actor and singer

Death (age 78)

1949

Cyril Pecháček, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and choirmaster

Death (age 50)

1948

Vladimír Polívka, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Czech composer and pianist

Death (age 51)

1942

1937

1930

Arnold Voketaitis, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (90th anniversary)

Artyk Myrzabaev, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1930-2005)

Birth

1916

Max <strong>Reger</strong> Max Reger, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, German composer, pianist and conductor

Death (age 43)

1887

Nicolau Manent i Maurant, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Spanish-Minorcan organist and composer (1827-1887)

Death (age 59)

1885

Ferdinand <strong>Hiller</strong> Ferdinand Hiller, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, German composer and conductor

Death (age 73)

1882

Joseph <strong>Marx</strong> Joseph Marx, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Austrian composer, teacher and critic

Birth

1855

Anatoly <strong>Lyadov</strong> Anatoly Lyadov, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Russian composer, teacher and conductor

Birth

1828

Franz Himmer, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, music pedagogue, stage actor

Birth

1791

Jan Václav Voříšek, Anniversaries (May 11), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer, pianist and organist

Birth

1772

1728

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