Music anniversaries to be commemorated on October 24: 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 24: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For October 24, there are no less than 78 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Giuseppe Maria Orlandini (260th anniversary, Death), Carl Baermann (210th anniversary, Birth), August Brunetti-Pisano (150th anniversary, Birth), Rudy Hirigoyen (20th anniversary, Death), Hanifa Mavlianova (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 October 24

 

October 24

2007

Petr Eben, Anniversaries (October 24), Classical music history, Czech composer and organist

Death (age 78)

1997

1978

Alfio, Anniversaries (October 24), Classical music history, opera singer

Birth (42th anniversary)

1971

Carl <strong>Ruggles</strong> Carl Ruggles, Anniversaries (October 24), Classical music history, American composer (1876-1971)

Death (age 95)

1969

Christian Wahle, Anniversaries (October 24), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 85)

Jan Plichta, Anniversaries (October 24), Classical music history, Czech conductor, music educator, composer and violist

Death (age 70)

1962

1958

Martin Shaw, Anniversaries (October 24), Classical music history, British composer, theatre producer and conductor

Death (age 83)

1955

Cheryl <strong>Studer</strong> Cheryl Studer, Anniversaries (October 24), Classical music history, American dramatic soprano

Birth (65th anniversary)

1946

Josef Köstlinger, Anniversaries (October 24), Classical music history, Austrian opera singer

Birth (74th anniversary)

1939

Mirjana Irosch, Anniversaries (October 24), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Birth (81th anniversary)

1935

Malcolm Bilson, Anniversaries (October 24), Classical music history, American pianist and musicologist

Birth (85th anniversary)

1934

Hans Kraemmer, Anniversaries (October 24), Classical music history, Austrian opera singer

Birth (86th anniversary)

1931

1929

George <strong>Crumb</strong> George Crumb, Anniversaries (October 24), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (91th anniversary)

1913

Tito <strong>Gobbi</strong> Tito Gobbi, Anniversaries (October 24), Classical music history, Italian opera singer (1913-1984)

Birth

1893

Joseph <strong>Hellmesberger</strong> Joseph Hellmesberger, Anniversaries (October 24), Classical music history, Austrian violinist, conductor and composer

Death (age 64)

1882

1880

Friedrich Dettmer, Anniversaries (October 24), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 45)

1870

August Brunetti-Pisano, Anniversaries (October 24), Classical music history, Austrian composer

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1809

Joseph Aloys Schmittbaur, Anniversaries (October 24), Classical music history, German composer, Kapellmeister, and instrument builder

Death (age 90)

1799

Carl Ditters von <strong>Dittersdorf</strong> Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Anniversaries (October 24), Classical music history, Austrian composer, violinist and silvologist

Death (age 59)

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