Music anniversaries to be commemorated on May 23: 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 23: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For May 23, there are no less than 65 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Howard Mawson (100th anniversary, Birth), Peter Jelosits (60th anniversary, Birth), Jean Gabriel Marie (50th anniversary, Death), Larysa Alieksandroŭskaja (40th 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 May 23

 

May 23

2006

Werner Jacob, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, German organist and composer

Death (age 68)

2004

Adele Leigh, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, British operatic soprano

Death (age 75)

1994

Kate <strong>Liu</strong> Kate Liu, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, American pianist

Birth (26th anniversary)

1991

Wilhelm <strong>Kempff</strong> Wilhelm Kempff, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, German pianist and composer

Death (age 95)

1989

1988

Alexej Gorlatch, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, Ukrainian pianist and music pedagogue

Birth (32th anniversary)

1980

Larysa Alieksandroŭskaja, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer (1904-1980)

Death (age 76)

1979

Ivo Kahánek, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, Czech music educator and pianist

Birth (41th anniversary)

1971

Eteri Lamoris, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, Spanish singer and opera singer

Birth (49th anniversary)

1970

Jean Gabriel Marie, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, French composer

Death (age 63)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

Kobie van <strong>Rensburg</strong> Kobie van Rensburg, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, South African singer

Birth (51th anniversary)

1966

Neil Thomson, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, British conductor

Birth (54th anniversary)

1964

Laurent <strong>Naouri</strong> Laurent Naouri, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, French opera singer

Birth (56th anniversary)

1962

Graeme Danby, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, opera singer

Birth (58th anniversary)

1960

Peter Jelosits, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, Austrian tenor (1960-)

Birth (60th anniversary)

1959

Lyudmila Magomedova, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, opera singer, music pedagogue

Birth (61th anniversary)

1954

Paolo Olmi, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, Italian musician and conductor

Birth (66th anniversary)

1945

Minoru Nojima, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, Japanese musician

Birth (75th anniversary)

1941

1939

Darina Mauréry, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, Slovak opera singer

Birth (81th anniversary)

1920

Howard Mawson, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, Canadian singer and opera singer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1886

Carolina White, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, American actress and opera singer

Birth

1834

Charles Wesley junior, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, English organist and composer

Death (age 76)

Amalia Ramírez, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, Spanish singer and opera singer (1834-1918)

Birth

 

1811

František Václav Karlík, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, Czech composer, educator, choirmaster and organist

Birth

1794

Ignaz <strong>Moscheles</strong> Ignaz Moscheles, Anniversaries (May 23), Classical music history, Bohemian conductor, music educator, composer and pianist

Birth

1586

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