Music anniversaries to be commemorated on October 22: 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 22: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For October 22, there are no less than 90 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: František Xaver Chotek (220th anniversary, Birth), Ruth Packer (110th anniversary, Birth), Samson François (50th anniversary, Death), Nikolay Sergeevitsj Fokin (30th anniversary, Death), Saburō Takata (20th 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 22

 

October 22

2019

Raymond <strong>Leppard</strong> Raymond Leppard, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, British conductor and harpsichordist

Death (age 92)

Hans <strong>Zender</strong> Hans Zender, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, German conductor and composer

Death (age 82)

2014

2009

Maryanne Amacher, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, Composer and installation artist

Death (age 71)

1990

1985

1979

Nadia <strong>Boulanger</strong> Nadia Boulanger, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, French musician and teacher

Death (age 92)

1973

Pau <strong>Casals</strong> Pau Casals, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, Catalan cellist and conductor

Death (age 96)

David Franklin, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, Opera singer and broadcaster

Death (age 65)

1970

Pauline Donalda, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, singer

Death (age 88)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Samson François, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, French pianist and composer

Death (age 46)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

Engelbert Czubok, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 67)

1965

Georges Lentz, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, Luxembourg / Australian composer

Birth (55th anniversary)

1963

1953

Tapani Länsiö, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, Finnish composer and choral conductor

Birth (67th anniversary)

1948

Håkon Austbø, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, Norwegian musician

Birth (72th anniversary)

1946

1937

Tadeáš Salva, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, composer and university teacher (1937-1995)

Birth

1935

1934

Donald McIntyre, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, New Zealand opera singer

Birth (86th anniversary)

1932

Konstantin Lisovskiĭ, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, singer, music pedagogue

Birth (88th anniversary)

1894

1889

Olivier <strong>Métra</strong> Olivier Métra, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, French conductor and composer

Death (age 59)

1872

Mikhail Rostovtsev, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, Soviet actor and opera singer (1872-1948)

Birth

1859

Karl Muck, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, German-born Swiss conductor of classical music

Birth

Louis <strong>Spohr</strong> Louis Spohr, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, German composer, violinist and conductor

Death (age 75)

1832

1821

Karol Mikuli, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, Polish pianist, composer and pedagogue

Birth

 

1811

1800

František Xaver Chotek, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and organist

Birth

1764

Jean-Marie <strong>Leclair</strong> Jean-Marie Leclair, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, French Baroque violinist and composer

Death (age 67)

1651

Jacob Praetorius, Anniversaries (October 22), Classical music history, German composer and organist

Death (age 65)

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