Music anniversaries to be commemorated on May 28: 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 28: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For May 28, there are no less than 93 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Viktor Nessler (130th anniversary, Death), Louis Pierre Deffès (120th anniversary, Death), Eufrosinia Cuza (110th anniversary, Death), Sarah Nemtsov (40th anniversary, Birth), Claude Heater (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 28

 

May 28

2020

Claude <strong>Heater</strong> Claude Heater, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, American opera singer

Death (age 92)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2019

2018

Mati Palm, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, Estonian opera singer

Death (age 76)

2014

2013

2007

2002

1997

Ivan Krpan, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, Croatian pianist

Birth (23th anniversary)

1994

Seong-Jin <strong>Cho</strong> Seong-Jin Cho, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, South Korean classical pianist

Birth (26th anniversary)

1991

1984

Winirä <strong>Ğimadieva</strong> Winirä Ğimadieva, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, coloratura soprano

Birth (36th anniversary)

1983

Jacob Koranyi, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, Swedish musician

Birth (37th anniversary)

1981

1980

Sarah <strong>Nemtsov</strong> Sarah Nemtsov, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, German composer

Birth (40th anniversary)

1977

Jiří Reinberger, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and organist

Death (age 63)

1976

Tomislav Mužek, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, Croatian opera singer

Birth (44th anniversary)

Pamelia Kurstin, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (44th anniversary)

1970

Elsie Spain, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, singer and actress

Death (age 91)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Jože Kotar, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, Slovene musician

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

Jozef Kapustka, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, Polish classical pianist

Birth (51th anniversary)

1968

Zhang Ye, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, Chinese singer

Birth (52th anniversary)

1964

1963

1961

María Bayo, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, Spanish soprano

Birth (59th anniversary)

Andrzej Dobber, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, Polish singer

Birth (59th anniversary)

1960

Steven B. Jepson, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (60th anniversary)

1957

Alice Pierce, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, American singer, opera singer and music educator

Birth (63th anniversary)

1947

Franghiz <strong>Ali-Zadeh</strong> Franghiz Ali-Zadeh, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, Azerbaijani composer

Birth (73th anniversary)

1942

Michael Schopper, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, German bass-baritone in opera and concert

Birth (78th anniversary)

1940

Vernon Midgley, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, British opera singer

Birth (80th anniversary)

1935

Richard Van <strong>Allan</strong> Richard Van Allan, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, versatile British operatic bass singer

Birth

1928

1925

Pavel Štěpán, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, Czech music educator, pianist and university educator

Birth

George Cook, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, English opera singer and actor

Birth

1917

1914

Adolf Sonnenfeld, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, opera composer, composer, violinist, conductor, musician

Death (age 76)

1913

Tikhon <strong>Khrennikov</strong> Tikhon Khrennikov, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, Russian Soviet composer (1913-2007)

Birth

Alexander von Bandrowski, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, university teacher, stage actor

Death (age 53)

1912

 

1910

Eufrosinia Cuza, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, Russian opera singer (1856-1910)

Death (age 54)

1907

1903

1899

Heinrich Wiegand, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 56)

1895

Mihály Erdélyi, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, Hungarian composer, lyricist, actor, and producer

Birth

1888

1883

Václav <strong>Talich</strong> Václav Talich, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, Czech conductor, violinist, music educator, professor, university educator and director conductor of Czech philharmony

Birth

1881

Willy Strehl, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, Austrian film actor, stage actor and opera singer

Birth

1876

Wilhelm Georg Dettmer, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 67)

1844

Léon <strong>Vasseur</strong> Léon Vasseur, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, French composer, organist and conductor

Birth

1843

1836

Anton <strong>Reicha</strong> Anton Reicha, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, Czech-born French composer

Death (age 66)

Friedrich <strong>Baumfelder</strong> Friedrich Baumfelder, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, German composer, conductor, and pianist

Birth

1787

Leopold <strong>Mozart</strong> Leopold Mozart, Anniversaries (May 28), Classical music history, German composer, conductor, teacher, and violinist

Death (age 67)

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