Music anniversaries to be commemorated on May 15: 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 15: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For May 15, there are no less than 65 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Walter Cassel (110th anniversary, Birth), Rhonda Burchmore (60th anniversary, Birth), Anne Akiko Meyers (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 15

 

May 15

2016

Jane Little, Anniversaries (May 15), Classical music history, double bass player from Atlanta

Death (age 87)

2013

Noelle Barker, Anniversaries (May 15), Classical music history, Soprano singer and singing teacher

Death (age 84)

1982

Jenő Ádám, Anniversaries (May 15), Classical music history, Hungarian music educator, composer, conductor

Death (age 85)

1981

1976

1975

Antonio Pedrotti, Anniversaries (May 15), Classical music history, Italian composer and conductor

Death (age 73)

1970

Anne Akiko <strong>Meyers</strong> Anne Akiko Meyers, Anniversaries (May 15), Classical music history, American concert violinist

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1963

Zofia Kilanowicz, Anniversaries (May 15), Classical music history, opera singer, singer, musician

Birth (57th anniversary)

1961

Hélène Jourdan-Morhange, Anniversaries (May 15), Classical music history, violinist, scenographer, costume designer, music critic

Death (age 73)

1960

Rhonda Burchmore, Anniversaries (May 15), Classical music history, Australian entertainer

Birth (60th anniversary)

1956

Ricky Ian Gordon, Anniversaries (May 15), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (64th anniversary)

1945

Kenneth J. <strong>Alford</strong> Kenneth J. Alford, Anniversaries (May 15), Classical music history, British composer of marches for band

Death (age 64)

1943

1936

Milan Kymlicka, Anniversaries (May 15), Classical music history, Czechoslovakian and Canadian arranger, composer and conductor

Birth

1932

1924

Ernst Gutstein, Anniversaries (May 15), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Birth

1922

1912

Arthur Berger, Anniversaries (May 15), Classical music history, American composer and music critic (1912-2003)

Birth

1908

1902

Pippo Barzizza, Anniversaries (May 15), Classical music history, Italian composer, arranger, conductor, and music director

Birth

1901

Arturo Dúo Vital, Anniversaries (May 15), Classical music history, Spanish composer and conductor (1901-1964)

Birth

1885

1813

1798

Jan Šantl, Anniversaries (May 15), Classical music history, Czech playwright, historian, composer, notary, judge and mayor

Birth

1785

1567

Claudio <strong>Monteverdi</strong> Claudio Monteverdi, Anniversaries (May 15), Classical music history, Italian composer, string player, choirmaster and priest (1567-1643)

Birth

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