Music anniversaries to be commemorated on November 12: 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.

November 12: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For November 12, there are no less than 73 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Caterina Gabrielli (290th anniversary, Birth), Michael Langdon (100th anniversary, Birth), Alejandro García Caturla (80th anniversary, Death), Oscar Strasnoy (50th anniversary, Birth), Henryk Gorecki (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 November 12

 

November 12

2017

2010

Henryk <strong>Gorecki</strong> Henryk Gorecki, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, Polish composer (1933–2010)

Death (age 76)

1996

Gwen Catley, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, English coloratura soprano

Death (age 90)

1991

Bruce Hubbard, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, African-American operatic baritone (1952-1991)

Death (age 39)

1988

Riszat Abdullin, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, Kazakhstani singer and opera singer (1916-1988)

Death (age 72)

1982

Evgeniy Chervonyuk, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, Soviet singer, opera singer and music educator (1924-1982)

Death (age 58)

1979

Kristīne <strong>Opolais</strong> Kristīne Opolais, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, Latvian opera singer

Birth (41th anniversary)

1976

Walter <strong>Piston</strong> Walter Piston, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, American composer, music theorist and professor of music (1894-1976)

Death (age 82)

1975

1973

Jozef Rosinský, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, composer, choir director, organist, music pedagogue

Death (age 75)

1970

Oscar Strasnoy, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, Argentine composer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1967

Patrizia <strong>Ciofi</strong> Patrizia Ciofi, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, Italian operatic soprano

Birth (53th anniversary)

1966

1959

Celso Antunes, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, Brazilian conductor

Birth (61th anniversary)

1958

1951

Vytautas Bakula, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, Lithuanian opera singer

Birth (69th anniversary)

1944

Mariya Lemesheva, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, Soviet and Russian opera singer

Birth (76th anniversary)

1943

François-Joël Thiollier, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, French classical pianist

Birth (77th anniversary)

Yōko Kubo, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, violinist, pianist, composer

Birth (77th anniversary)

1930

Carrie Pringle, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Death (age 71)

1928

Napoleón Dihmes, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, Dominican singer and opera singer (1928-2006)

Birth

1927

Rimantas Siparis, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1927-1990)

Birth

1920

Michael Langdon, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, British bass opera singer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1918

Bartolomej Urbanec, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, Slovak composer and conductor (1918-1983)

Birth

 

1907

Arnošt Praus, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, Czech composer, choirmaster and organist (1873­-1907)

Death (age 34)

1855

Anna Slach, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer (1900-1903)

Birth

 

1817

Gustav Nottebohm, Anniversaries (November 12), Classical music history, German pianist, teacher, musical editor and composer

Birth

1679

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