Music anniversaries to be commemorated on May 27: 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 27: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For May 27, there are no less than 55 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Giovanni Legrenzi (330th anniversary, Death), Leonardo Vinci (290th anniversary, Death), Giacomo Rampini (260th anniversary, Death), Niccolò Paganini (180th anniversary, Death), Eino Tamberg (90th 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 27

 

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2000

1982

Kari Lise Høgseth, Anniversaries (May 27), Classical music history, Norwegian opera singer

Birth (38th anniversary)

1980

Seiichi Suzuki, Anniversaries (May 27), Classical music history, Japanese composer (1901-1980)

Death (age 79)

1978

Wilhelm von Hohenesche, Anniversaries (May 27), Classical music history, Swiss opera singer (baritone) and opera director

Death (age 77)

1975

Edgaras <strong>Montvidas</strong> Edgaras Montvidas, Anniversaries (May 27), Classical music history, Opera singer (tenor) - Litouwen

Birth (45th anniversary)

1969

Miah Persson, Anniversaries (May 27), Classical music history, Swedish soprano singer

Birth (51th anniversary)

1960

Emil Rumpel, Anniversaries (May 27), Classical music history, opera singer, concert singer, director, businessperson

Death (age 70)

1959

Mikhail Chekalin, Anniversaries (May 27), Classical music history, Soviet composer

Birth (61th anniversary)

1957

Mayumi Ōhira, Anniversaries (May 27), Classical music history, violinist, concertmaster

Birth (63th anniversary)

1955

Dieter Lehnhoff, Anniversaries (May 27), Classical music history, Guatemalan composer

Birth (65th anniversary)

1951

1950

Naoko Tanaka, Anniversaries (May 27), Classical music history, Japanese violinist and concertmaster

Birth (70th anniversary)

1946

Claire Croiza, Anniversaries (May 27), Classical music history, Opera and concert singer

Death (age 63)

1945

Thomas Moser, Anniversaries (May 27), Classical music history, Austrian musician, singer and opera singer

Birth (75th anniversary)

1941

Teppo Hauta-aho, Anniversaries (May 27), Classical music history, Finnish musician

Birth (79th anniversary)

Kate Condon, Anniversaries (May 27), Classical music history, American opera singer

Death (age 64)

1940

1936

Maria Alexander, Anniversaries (May 27), Classical music history, Austrian actress

Birth (84th anniversary)

1931

1929

1928

Thea <strong>Musgrave</strong> Thea Musgrave, Anniversaries (May 27), Classical music history, Scottish composer

Birth (92th anniversary)

1911

1906

1895

Ferdinand Vodička, Anniversaries (May 27), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer, pianist and choirmaster

Birth

1840

Niccolò <strong>Paganini</strong> Niccolò Paganini, Anniversaries (May 27), Classical music history, Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer

Death (age 57)

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