Music anniversaries to be commemorated on September 11: 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.

September 11: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For September 11, there are no less than 79 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Jeanne Charlotte Saint-Aubin (170th anniversary, Death), Alexander Svechnikov (130th anniversary, Birth), Clifford Grant (90th anniversary, Birth), Rudolph Palm (70th anniversary, Death), Ramón Vargas (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 September 11

 

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1985

William <strong>Alwyn</strong> William Alwyn, Anniversaries (September 11), Classical music history, English composer, conductor, and music teacher

Death (age 79)

1970

Aaron <strong>Dworkin</strong> Aaron Dworkin, Anniversaries (September 11), Classical music history, African American violinist, and music educator

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1960

Ramón <strong>Vargas</strong> Ramón Vargas, Anniversaries (September 11), Classical music history, Mexican opera singer

Birth (60th anniversary)

1959

1957

Petar Stojanović, Anniversaries (September 11), Classical music history, Serbian violinist and composer

Death (age 80)

Yvonne Naef, Anniversaries (September 11), Classical music history, Swiss singer and opera singer

Birth (63th anniversary)

1954

Licinio <strong>Refice</strong> Licinio Refice, Anniversaries (September 11), Classical music history, Italian composer and priest

Death (age 71)

1952

1947

Gustav Roob, Anniversaries (September 11), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and violoncellist

Death (age 68)

1946

1945

Gianluigi Gelmetti, Anniversaries (September 11), Classical music history, Italian composer and conductor

Birth (75th anniversary)

1944

Tor Fagerland, Anniversaries (September 11), Classical music history, Norwegian opera singer

Birth (76th anniversary)

Franja Verhunc, Anniversaries (September 11), Classical music history, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 70)

1936

1935

Arvo <strong>Pärt</strong> Arvo Pärt, Anniversaries (September 11), Classical music history, Estonian composer

Birth (85th anniversary)

1930

Clifford Grant, Anniversaries (September 11), Classical music history, Australian opera singer

Birth (90th anniversary)

1923

Lorenzo Malfatti, Anniversaries (September 11), Classical music history, American opera singer and professor of music

Birth

1919

1911

1903

Theodor W. <strong>Adorno</strong> Theodor W. Adorno, Anniversaries (September 11), Classical music history, German sociologist, philosopher and musicologist

Birth

1900

Jindřich Hartl, Anniversaries (September 11), Classical music history, Czech composer, choirmaster and organist

Death (age 44)

1898

Adolphe Samuel, Anniversaries (September 11), Classical music history, French composer, conductor and critic

Death (age 74)

1889

Kote Potskhverashvili, Anniversaries (September 11), Classical music history, Soviet conductor and composer (1889-1959)

Birth

 

1756

Heinrich Klein, Anniversaries (September 11), Classical music history, composer, music pedagogue, conductor

Birth

1733

François <strong>Couperin</strong> François Couperin, Anniversaries (September 11), Classical music history, French Baroque composer, organist and harpsichordist

Death (age 64)

MasterpiecesComplete works

1662

Marco Scacchi, Anniversaries (September 11), Classical music history, Italian composer and writer on music

Death (age 60)

1568

Vincenza Armani, Anniversaries (September 11), Classical music history, actress, opera singer, poet and sculptor

Death (age 38)

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