Music anniversaries to be commemorated on October 9: 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 9: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For October 9, there are no less than 76 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Eleonora Säfström (250th anniversary, Birth), Jānis Mediņš (130th anniversary, Birth), Heinrich von Herzogenberg (120th anniversary, Death), Karel Kalaš (110th anniversary, Birth), Ottavio Dantone (60th 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 9

 

October 9

2014

Rita Shane, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, American operatic soprano

Death (age 78)

2008

Milan Kymlicka, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, Czechoslovakian and Canadian arranger, composer and conductor

Death (age 72)

1991

1989

1988

Michael Minsky, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, Russian and Ukrainian singer

Death (age 70)

1982

Julien <strong>Behr</strong> Julien Behr, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, French classical tenor vocalist born in Lyon

Birth (38th anniversary)

1981

Andrea <strong>Tarrodi</strong> Andrea Tarrodi, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, Swedish composer

Birth (39th anniversary)

1961

Penka Toromanova, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, Bulgarian opera singer and vocal pedagogue

Death (age 69)

1960

Ottavio <strong>Dantone</strong> Ottavio Dantone, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, Italian musician

Birth (60th anniversary)

1958

Émile Larochelle, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, singer, pianist, opera singer, choir director

Death (age 67)

1953

Denis Dufour, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, Composer, music educator and artistic director

Birth (67th anniversary)

Roberto <strong>Sierra</strong> Roberto Sierra, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, Puerto Rican composer

Birth (67th anniversary)

Michael Gees, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, German composer and pianist

Birth (67th anniversary)

1947

Klaus Wallprecht, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, music pedagogue

Birth (73th anniversary)

1944

Pavel Bubelnikov, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, Russian conductor

Birth (76th anniversary)

1943

Hans Winckelmann, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 62)

1941

Wicus Slabbert, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, music pedagogue

Birth (79th anniversary)

1940

1937

August de <strong>Boeck</strong> August de Boeck, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, Flemish composer, organist and music pedagogue

Death (age 72)

1932

Alain Fondary, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, French opera singer

Birth (88th anniversary)

1926

Emil Burian, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, Czech actor and opera singer

Death (age 49)

1920

Selma Kronold, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, Polish soprano

Death (age 59)

100th anniversary    (2020)

1900

1873

Carl <strong>Flesch</strong> Carl Flesch, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, Hungarian violinist and teacher, 1873-1944

Birth

1862

Joseph Fischer, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, German opera singer and composer (1780-1862)

Death (age 82)

1856

1845

Gaetano Ricciolini, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, Italian singer and opera singer

Death (age 67)

1842

1826

Michael <strong>Kelly</strong> Michael Kelly, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, Irish singer and composer

Death (age 63)

1770

Eleonora Säfström, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, Swedish opera singer and actor

Birth

250th anniversary    (2020)

1761

Pierre Gaveaux, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, French operatic tenor and composer

Birth

1639

Caspar Kittel, Anniversaries (October 9), Classical music history, German musician and composer

Death (age 36)

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