Music anniversaries to be commemorated on May 29: 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 29: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For May 29, there are no less than 75 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Jackson of Exeter (290th anniversary, Birth), Giuseppe Porsile (270th anniversary, Death), Louis Marie Paulin Benoist Alphonse Révial (210th anniversary, Birth), Isaac Albéniz (160th anniversary, Birth), Mily Balakirev (110th 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 29

 

May 29

2012

Mark Minkov, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, Russian music composer

Death (age 67)

2007

1984

Courtney Lewis, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, Music conductor

Birth (36th anniversary)

1981

Rachel Tucker, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, Northern Irish actress and singer

Birth (39th anniversary)

1973

Denise Benoit, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, singer, actor, opera singer

Death (age 53)

1972

James Rutherford, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, British bass baritone

Birth (48th anniversary)

Emma Vecla, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, French operatic soprano

Death (age 95)

1971

Martin Lohse, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, Danish composer

Birth (49th anniversary)

Aram Van Ballaert, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, Belgian musician

Birth (49th anniversary)

1969

Selcuk Cara, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, German singer, opera singer, actor, film director, film producer, screenwriter and film editor

Birth (51th anniversary)

1957

Luca Mosca, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, Italian composer and pianist

Birth (63th anniversary)

1955

Pascal <strong>Dusapin</strong> Pascal Dusapin, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, French composer

Birth (65th anniversary)

1954

Elisabeth von Magnus, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, Austrian classical singer

Birth (66th anniversary)

Robert Beaser, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (66th anniversary)

1953

Danny <strong>Elfman</strong> Danny Elfman, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, American composer and musician

Birth (67th anniversary)

1951

1948

Michael Fitzhardinge of Berkeley, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, British composer and broadcaster on music

Birth (72th anniversary)

Linda Esther Gray, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, British opera singer

Birth (72th anniversary)

1943

Lukáš Matoušek, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, Czech composer and clarinettist

Birth (77th anniversary)

1940

1938

Miguel Fleta, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, Spanish operatic tenor

Death (age 40)

1937

Henn Pai, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, Estonian opera singer

Birth (83th anniversary)

1935

Josef <strong>Suk</strong> Josef Suk, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, Czech composer and violinist (1874-1935)

Death (age 61)

1933

Helmuth Rilling, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, German choral conductor

Birth (87th anniversary)

1929

Fernande Chiocchio, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (91th anniversary)

1923

 

1910

Mily <strong>Balakirev</strong> Mily Balakirev, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, Russian composer, pianist, and conductor

Death (age 73)

1907

Eugen Guszalewicz, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer (1867-1907)

Death (age 40)

1899

Frantz Jehin-Prume, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, Canadian violinist and composer

Death (age 60)

1862

Franciszek Mirecki, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, Polish conductor and composer

Death (age 71)

1852

Jindřich Kaan von Albest, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and pianist

Birth

1838

1837

Luca Fumagalli, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, Italian pianist, composer and music educator

Birth

1774

Silvestr Weltz, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, Czech conductor and composer

Death (age 61)

1697

Giovanni Francesco Grossi, Anniversaries (May 29), Classical music history, Italian opera singer (1653–1697)

Death (age 44)

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