Music anniversaries to be commemorated on November 16: 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 16: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For November 16, there are no less than 80 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Friedrich Wilhelm Kücken (210th anniversary, Birth), Frida Weber-Flessburg (130th anniversary, Birth), Jindřich Souček (80th anniversary, Death), David Wilson-Johnson (70th anniversary, Birth), Luigi Morleo (50th 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 November 16

 

November 16

2013

Ermek Serkebaev, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, Soviet singer, opera singer and actor (1926-2013)

Death (age 87)

2006

Mykola Kondratyuk, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1931-2006)

Death (age 75)

1999

Andrée Cuvillier, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 93)

1993

1988

Anastasia Huppmann, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, Russian-Austrian pianist

Birth (32th anniversary)

1981

1978

Florian Helgath, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, German musician and choir director

Birth (42th anniversary)

1972

1970

Luigi Morleo, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, Italian composer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

1955

1954

Donald <strong>Runnicles</strong> Donald Runnicles, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, Scottish conductor

Birth (66th anniversary)

1951

Denis Gougeon, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, Canadian composer

Birth (69th anniversary)

Peter Weber, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Birth (69th anniversary)

Dora Bright, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, English composer and pianist

Death (age 89)

1950

David Wilson-Johnson, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, British operatic baritone

Birth (70th anniversary)

1945

Wolfgang Probst, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (75th anniversary)

1940

Jindřich Souček, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, Czech composer and choirmaster

Death (age 77)

1936

1919

Udo Kasemets, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, an Estonian-born Canadian composer of orchestral, chamber, vocal, piano, and electroacoustic works

Birth

1911

Ottilie Genée, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 77)

 

1909

Francis Thomé, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, French pianist and composer

Death (age 59)

1907

Petr Amiranashvili, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1907-1976)

Birth

1896

1895

Paul <strong>Hindemith</strong> Paul Hindemith, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, German-born American composer, violist, violinist, teacher and conductor

Birth

1892

Richard Hale, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, American singer and character actor

Birth

1875

Miquel Jordana i Puig, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, Spanish musician and composer (1875-1940)

Birth

1873

W. C. <strong>Handy</strong> W. C. Handy, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, American blues composer and musician

Birth

1854

Franz <strong>Curti</strong> Franz Curti, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, Swiss dentist and composer (1854-1898)

Birth

1829

Anton <strong>Rubinstein</strong> Anton Rubinstein, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, Russian pianist, composer and conductor

Birth

1734

Kryštof Karel Gayer, Anniversaries (November 16), Classical music history, Czech composer, choirmaster and organist

Death (age 66)

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