Music anniversaries to be commemorated on November 20: 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 20: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For November 20, there are no less than 71 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Armin Schibler (100th anniversary, Birth), Francesco Cilea (70th anniversary, Death), Vanessa Goikoetxea (40th anniversary, Birth), Herbert Kegel (30th anniversary, Death), Roxana Briban (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 20

 

November 20

2017

2015

Richard Owen, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, United States federal judge

Death (age 92)

2011

Jan Joris, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, opera singer, conductor

Death (age 84)

1979

Rita Rácz, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, (1979-) opera singer

Birth (41th anniversary)

1978

Chris Opperman, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (42th anniversary)

1975

Anna Mnatsakanyan, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, Armenian opera singer

Birth (45th anniversary)

1973

1966

1960

Marc Tremblay, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, Canadian composer

Birth (60th anniversary)

1959

Hermann Weißenborn, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, German Bariton and singing professor

Death (age 83)

Ryszard Minkiewicz, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (61th anniversary)

1958

Dai Min, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, businessperson

Birth (62th anniversary)

1957

Hendrik Hofmeyr, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, South African composer

Birth (63th anniversary)

1952

Dorothy Bond, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, English coloratura soprano

Death (age 62)

1948

Barbara <strong>Hendricks</strong> Barbara Hendricks, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, African-American operatic soprano and concert singer

Birth (72th anniversary)

Martti Wallén, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, Finnish singer and opera singer

Birth (72th anniversary)

1947

Renat Ibragimow, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, producer

Birth (73th anniversary)

1946

Tsugio Tokunaga, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, Japanese violinist and musician

Birth (74th anniversary)

1943

1942

Meredith <strong>Monk</strong> Meredith Monk, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (78th anniversary)

1941

Gary Karr, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (79th anniversary)

1937

1932

Else Dehli, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (88th anniversary)

1927

Wilhelm <strong>Stenhammar</strong> Wilhelm Stenhammar, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, Swedish composer, conductor and pianist

Death (age 56)

1920

Armin Schibler, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, Swiss composer (1920-1986)

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1908

Albert Dietrich, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, German composer and conductor

Death (age 79)

1893

Zita Fumagalli Riva, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, Italian singer, opera singer and music educator

Birth

1882

Béla Kéler, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, Hungarian composer and conductor

Death (age 62)

1873

Georges Caussade, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, Composer, music theorist, music educator

Birth

1780

Jeanne Marie Williaume, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, French opera singer, pianist and music educator

Birth

1518

Pierre de <strong>la Rue</strong> Pierre de la Rue, Anniversaries (November 20), Classical music history, Franco-Flemish Renaissance singer, composer

Death (age 58)

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