Music anniversaries to be commemorated on October 18: 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.

October 18: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For October 18, there are no less than 84 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Giovanni Matteo de Mario (210th anniversary, Birth), Roberto Stagno (180th anniversary, Birth), Francis Thomé (170th anniversary, Birth), Alexander Young (100th anniversary, Birth), Giuseppe Borgatti (70th 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 October 18

 

October 18

2010

2006

Nadezhda I͡Ureneva, Anniversaries (October 18), Classical music history, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 73)

2003

Walter Kreppel, Anniversaries (October 18), Classical music history, German musician and singer (1923-2003)

Death (age 80)

1994

Urato Watanabe, Anniversaries (October 18), Classical music history, conductor, musicologist, composer

Death (age 85)

1984

Soyoung Yoon, Anniversaries (October 18), Classical music history, South Korean musician

Birth (36th anniversary)

1977

Yoko Kikuchi, Anniversaries (October 18), Classical music history, Japanese pianist

Birth (43th anniversary)

1976

Janine Micheau, Anniversaries (October 18), Classical music history, French operatic soprano (1914–1976)

Death (age 62)

1974

1973

Adam Klocek, Anniversaries (October 18), Classical music history, Polish conductor

Birth (47th anniversary)

1963

Marina Prior, Anniversaries (October 18), Classical music history, Opera singer, actress

Birth (57th anniversary)

1955

Jean-Marc Savelli, Anniversaries (October 18), Classical music history, French musician (born 1955)

Birth (65th anniversary)

1946

Howard <strong>Shore</strong> Howard Shore, Anniversaries (October 18), Classical music history, Canadian composer notable for his film scores

Birth (74th anniversary)

Andrea Zsadon, Anniversaries (October 18), Classical music history, (1946--) operetta and opera singer

Birth (74th anniversary)

1945

Henry Price, Anniversaries (October 18), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (75th anniversary)

1942

Horiana Branisteanu, Anniversaries (October 18), Classical music history, Swiss singer and opera singer

Birth (78th anniversary)

1939

1924

Anneli Aarika-Szrok, Anniversaries (October 18), Classical music history, Finnish opera singer

Birth (96th anniversary)

1920

Alexander Young, Anniversaries (October 18), Classical music history, English tenor

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1918

František Picka, Anniversaries (October 18), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer, choirmaster and organist

Death (age 45)

1892

Stepan Maksimov, Anniversaries (October 18), Classical music history, composer, folklorist, violinist, music pedagogue

Birth

1887

Matteo Salvi, Anniversaries (October 18), Classical music history, Italian operatic composer and theatre director

Death (age 70)

1870

Franz Hrabanek, Anniversaries (October 18), Classical music history, opera singer

Death (age 50)

150th anniversary    (2020)

1545

John <strong>Taverner</strong> John Taverner, Anniversaries (October 18), Classical music history, English Renaissance composer and organist

Death (age 55)

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