Music anniversaries to be commemorated on October 25: 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 25: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For October 25, there are no less than 82 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Hector Dufranne (150th anniversary, Birth), Sims Reeves (120th anniversary, Death), Hana Janků (80th anniversary, Birth), Pavel Helebrand (60th anniversary, Birth), Richard T. Gill (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 25

 

October 25

2016

Ursula Boese, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, German operatic contralto

Death (age 88)

2015

2008

1987

Fabrizio Zoffoli, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, Italian violinist

Birth (33th anniversary)

1981

Artyom <strong>Dervoed</strong> Artyom Dervoed, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, classical guitarist

Birth (39th anniversary)

1974

Mariya Lyud'ko, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, Russian opera singer and music educator

Birth (46th anniversary)

1971

Midori <strong>Gotō</strong> Midori Gotō, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, Japanese American musician

Birth (49th anniversary)

1970

Aida Ayupova, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, musician

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1968

1966

1965

Shân Cothi, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, Welsh singer, actress and presenter

Birth (55th anniversary)

1963

Roger Désormière, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, French composer and conductor

Death (age 65)

1961

Paul Gulda, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, Austrian composer and pianist

Birth (59th anniversary)

1960

1952

Sergei <strong>Bortkiewicz</strong> Sergei Bortkiewicz, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, Russian Romantic composer and pianist

Death (age 75)

1942

Ortrun Wenkel, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, German operatic contralto

Birth (78th anniversary)

1935

1926

Galina <strong>Vishnevskaya</strong> Galina Vishnevskaya, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, Russian soprano opera singer and recitalist

Birth

1920

Edmund Kossowski, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, Polish singer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1915

Antonín Ulrich, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, Czech violinist, music educator and composer

Birth

 

1904

Teresa Milanollo, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, Italian violin-playing child prodigy

Death (age 77)

1903

Miroslav Jiroušek, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, Czech composer, mathematician and choirmaster

Birth

1902

Grigol Kiladze, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, Soviet conductor and composer (1902-1962)

Birth

1900

1895

Charles Hallé, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, pianist and conductor, founder of the Hallé orchestra

Death (age 76)

1888

Jan Nepomuk Maýr, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, Czech conductor, theater manager, music educator, composer and opera singer

Death (age 70)

1887

Willem Andriessen, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, Dutch composer, pianist and music educator

Birth

1870

Hector Dufranne, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, Belgian singer

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1856

Hermine Galfy, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, music pedagogue

Birth

1853

1840

1832

Julián <strong>Arcas</strong> Julián Arcas, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, Spanish classical guitarist and composer

Birth

1831

Barbara Sierakowska, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, Polish stage actor and opera singer

Death (age 82)

 

1816

Ernesta Grisi, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, Italian ballet dancer and opera singer

Birth

1795

Francesco Uttini, Anniversaries (October 25), Classical music history, Italian composer and conductor

Death (age 72)

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