Music anniversaries to be commemorated on May 25: 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 25: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For May 25, there are no less than 88 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Scipio Colombo (110th anniversary, Birth), Georg Jarno (100th anniversary, Death), Otomar Kvěch (70th anniversary, Birth), Siphiwo Ntshebe (10th anniversary, Death), Henri van Zanten (0th 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 25

 

May 25

2020

Henri van Zanten, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, Dutch artist

Death (age 63)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2018

2017

Hanna Leybrand, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, German opera singer and writer

Death (age 71)

2010

2006

2005

Ruth Laredo, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, US-American classical pianist

Death (age 67)

2004

Ludmilla Issakova, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, music pedagogue, opera singer

Death (age 79)

1997

Shabal Beysekova, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer (1919-1997)

Death (age 77)

1993

Adèle <strong>Charvet</strong> Adèle Charvet, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, French opera singer

Birth (27th anniversary)

1990

1987

Gan-ya Ben-gur Akselrod, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, American singer and opera singer

Birth (33th anniversary)

1984

Olga Jegunova, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, classical pianist, born in Latvia and now living in London

Birth (36th anniversary)

Stanislav Khristenko, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, Ukrainian pianist

Birth (36th anniversary)

1982

Mike Block, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, Cellist, arranger, composer, software designer

Birth (38th anniversary)

1981

Rosa Ponselle, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, American operatic soprano

Death (age 84)

1971

1969

Alban Gerhardt, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, German musician

Birth (51th anniversary)

Hasan Rashid, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, Egyptian composer and operatic baritone

Death (age 72)

1968

1964

Vasily Zolotarev, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, Russian composer and music teacher

Death (age 91)

1955

Conrad Arnesen, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, Norwegian actor and opera singer

Death (age 64)

1950

Otomar Kvěch, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and university educator

Birth

1949

1945

Vilém Kurz, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, Czech music educator and pianist

Death (age 72)

1941

Diane Bish, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, composer, organist, executive producer

Birth (79th anniversary)

1936

Ján Levoslav Bella, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, Slovak conductor, composer and educator

Death (age 92)

1932

Norman Mittelmann, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, Canadian opera singer

Birth (88th anniversary)

1926

1920

Georg Jarno, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, Hungarian composer

Death (age 51)

100th anniversary    (2020)

1918

1917

Léon <strong>Vasseur</strong> Léon Vasseur, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, French composer, organist and conductor

Death (age 72)

1913

 

1910

Scipio Colombo, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, Italian opera singer (1910-2002)

Birth

1885

1869

Jozef Kumlik, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, conductor, organist, composer

Death (age 67)

1862

Johann <strong>Nestroy</strong> Johann Nestroy, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, Austrian dramatic, actor and singer

Death (age 60)

1835

Lorenz Nikolai <strong>Achté</strong> Lorenz Nikolai Achté, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, Finnish opera singer, composer, conductor and music teacher

Birth

1833

Johann Andreas Streicher, Anniversaries (May 25), Classical music history, German piano maker and composer

Death (age 71)

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