Music anniversaries to be commemorated on November 2: 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 2: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For November 2, there are no less than 65 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Alexandrine-Caroline Branchu (240th anniversary, Birth), John Foulds (140th anniversary, Birth), Tefta Tashko-Koço (110th anniversary, Birth), Dimitri Mitropoulos (60th anniversary, Death), Rudolf Barshai (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 2

 

November 2

2006

1997

1992

Lidiya Lobanova, Anniversaries (November 2), Classical music history, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 70)

1978

1977

1973

Tobias Ringborg, Anniversaries (November 2), Classical music history, conductor, violinist

Birth (47th anniversary)

1966

1960

Dimitri <strong>Mitropoulos</strong> Dimitri Mitropoulos, Anniversaries (November 2), Classical music history, Greek conductor, pianist, and composer

Death (age 64)

1947

Günter Neuhold, Anniversaries (November 2), Classical music history, Austrian conductor

Birth (73th anniversary)

1942

Ruth Falcon, Anniversaries (November 2), Classical music history, Operatic soprano and pedagogue

Birth (78th anniversary)

1937

1935

Urve Tauts, Anniversaries (November 2), Classical music history, Estonian opera singer

Birth (85th anniversary)

1926

1924

1921

1920

Vieri Tosatti, Anniversaries (November 2), Classical music history, Italian composer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1917

Fred Billington, Anniversaries (November 2), Classical music history, British opera singer and actor

Death (age 63)

1894

Rosina Penco, Anniversaries (November 2), Classical music history, Italian singer and opera singer

Death (age 71)

1887

Jenny <strong>Lind</strong> Jenny Lind, Anniversaries (November 2), Classical music history, Swedish classical singer

Death (age 67)

1861

1856

Heinrich Blume, Anniversaries (November 2), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 68)

 

1820

Franz Vincenz Tuček, Anniversaries (November 2), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and organist

Death (age 65)

200th anniversary    (2020)

1788

1717

1709

1676

Adam Václav Michna z Otradovic, Anniversaries (November 2), Classical music history, Czech poet, composer, choirmaster, writer, organist and nobleman

Death (age 76)

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