Music anniversaries to be commemorated on May 24: 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 24: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For May 24, there are no less than 78 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Marģeris Zariņš (110th anniversary, Birth), Hans-Martin Linde (90th anniversary, Birth), Alois Jiránek (70th anniversary, Death), Paul McCreesh (60th anniversary, Birth), Anneliese Rothenberger (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 May 24

 

May 24

2015

Irina Viktorovna Tseslukevich, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, Soviet and Russian composer, music educator

Death (age 60)

2014

Joseph Elgiser, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, Soviet composer, pianist and music educator (1929-2014)

Death (age 84)

2007

Cédric Dumont, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, Swiss composer and conductor (1916-2007)

Death (age 90)

1983

Yu Kosuge, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, Japanese musician

Birth (37th anniversary)

1981

David <strong>Fray</strong> David Fray, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, French pianist

Birth (39th anniversary)

1973

Stephan Genz, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, German baritone

Birth (47th anniversary)

1972

Felix Korobov, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, Russian conductor

Birth (48th anniversary)

1970

Michael Chioldi, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1967

Deirdre Gribbin, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, Northern Irish composer

Birth (53th anniversary)

Adele Eikenes Bassermann, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (53th anniversary)

1964

Daniel Rodríguez, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, American singer

Birth (56th anniversary)

1963

David Kim, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (57th anniversary)

1962

Cloe Elmo, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, Italian operatic contralto

Death (age 52)

Haruyoshi Nogawa, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, Japanese composer

Birth (58th anniversary)

1960

Paul <strong>McCreesh</strong> Paul McCreesh, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, British conductor

Birth (60th anniversary)

1959

Mark Glanville, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, singer and writer

Birth (61th anniversary)

1953

1951

Petr Altrichter, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, Czech conductor

Birth (69th anniversary)

1950

Alois Jiránek, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer, painter and choirmaster

Death (age 91)

1949

Andrzej Chorosiński, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, organist, composer

Birth (71th anniversary)

1948

Kristján Jóhannsson, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, Icelandic opera singer

Birth (72th anniversary)

1947

Ruben Aharonyan, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, Armenian musician

Birth (73th anniversary)

1946

Vincenc Maixner, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, Czech conductor and composer

Death (age 58)

1936

1932

Elaine Malbin, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (88th anniversary)

1930

Hans-Martin Linde, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, German musician

Birth (90th anniversary)

1927

1926

1918

Evan Williams, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, American operatic tenor

Death (age 50)

1912

Joan Hammond, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, Australian operatic soprano and golfer

Birth

1887

Simeon G. Murafa, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, Bessarabian activist, journalist, composer

Birth

1874

Josef Procházka, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, Czech composer, pianist and choirmaster

Birth

1831

1826

Frederic Ernest <strong>Fesca</strong> Frederic Ernest Fesca, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, German musician and composer

Death (age 37)

1773

Jan Zach, Anniversaries (May 24), Classical music history, Czech composer and organist

Death (age 73)

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