Music anniversaries to be commemorated on October 30: 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 30: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For October 30, there are no less than 81 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Auguste Wiegand (150th anniversary, Death), Craig Timberlake (100th anniversary, Birth), Luis Cobos (80th anniversary, Birth), Reinhold Fritz (70th anniversary, Death), Eduard Kunz (40th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.

All important anniversaries to commemorate a October 30

 

October 30

2015

2001

Yoritsune Matsudaira, Anniversaries (October 30), Classical music history, Japanese composer of contemporary classical music

Death (age 94)

2000

1997

1984

Hayk Tigranyan, Anniversaries (October 30), Classical music history, Opera vocalist from Armenia

Birth (36th anniversary)

1981

Saeidi brothers, Anniversaries (October 30), Classical music history, traditional Persian music singers

Birth (39th anniversary)

1980

Eduard Kunz, Anniversaries (October 30), Classical music history, Russian musician

Birth (40th anniversary)

1978

1976

1975

1974

Richard Týnský, Anniversaries (October 30), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and choirmaster

Death (age 65)

1971

1969

1967

Paolo Longo, Anniversaries (October 30), Classical music history, Italian composer

Birth (53th anniversary)

Leonidas <strong>Kavakos</strong> Leonidas Kavakos, Anniversaries (October 30), Classical music history, Greek classical violinist

Birth (53th anniversary)

1957

Shlomo Mintz, Anniversaries (October 30), Classical music history, Israeli violin virtuoso, violist and conductor

Birth (63th anniversary)

1955

François le Roux, Anniversaries (October 30), Classical music history, French opera singer

Birth (65th anniversary)

1953

1951

1949

James <strong>Judd</strong> James Judd, Anniversaries (October 30), Classical music history, British conductor

Birth (71th anniversary)

1946

René <strong>Jacobs</strong> René Jacobs, Anniversaries (October 30), Classical music history, Belgian (Flemish) countertenor and conductor

Birth (74th anniversary)

1940

Luis Cobos, Anniversaries (October 30), Classical music history, Composer and music conductor

Birth (80th anniversary)

1934

Frans <strong>Brüggen</strong> Frans Brüggen, Anniversaries (October 30), Classical music history, Dutch conductor, recorder player and baroque flautist

Birth

1929

Ovide <strong>Musin</strong> Ovide Musin, Anniversaries (October 30), Classical music history, Belgian violinist, professor, and composer

Death (age 75)

1921

1920

Craig Timberlake, Anniversaries (October 30), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1883

Robert <strong>Volkmann</strong> Robert Volkmann, Anniversaries (October 30), Classical music history, German-born Hungarian composer, conductor and teacher

Death (age 68)

1870

Auguste Wiegand, Anniversaries (October 30), Classical music history, opera singer

Death (age 40)

150th anniversary    (2020)

1833

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