Music anniversaries to be commemorated on September 15: 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 15: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For September 15, there are no less than 84 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Giovanni David (230th anniversary, Birth), Franz Pecháček (180th anniversary, Death), Lev Steinberg (150th anniversary, Birth), Frank Martin (130th anniversary, Birth), David Shallon (20th 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 September 15

 

September 15

2011

1997

Łukasz Dyczko, Anniversaries (September 15), Classical music history, musician, saxophonist

Birth (23th anniversary)

Gertrude Pitzinger, Anniversaries (September 15), Classical music history, German opera singer (1904-1997)

Death (age 93)

1994

1981

1980

Rodrigo Prats, Anniversaries (September 15), Classical music history, Cuban composer of zarzuelas

Death (age 71)

1971

Tecwyn <strong>Evans</strong> Tecwyn Evans, Anniversaries (September 15), Classical music history, conductor, composer

Birth (49th anniversary)

1966

Håvard Gimse, Anniversaries (September 15), Classical music history, Norwegian pianist

Birth (54th anniversary)

1960

1956

Olga Kondina, Anniversaries (September 15), Classical music history, Russian singer and opera singer

Birth (64th anniversary)

1950

Vojtěch Říhovský, Anniversaries (September 15), Classical music history, Czech composer, choirmaster and organist

Death (age 79)

Pavel Zakharovich Andreev, Anniversaries (September 15), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1874-1950)

Death (age 76)

1943

1885

1876

Bruno <strong>Walter</strong> Bruno Walter, Anniversaries (September 15), Classical music history, German-born conductor, pianist, and composer

Birth

1875

Louise <strong>Farrenc</strong> Louise Farrenc, Anniversaries (September 15), Classical music history, French composer, virtuosa pianist and teacher

Death (age 71)

1870

Lev <strong>Steinberg</strong> Lev Steinberg, Anniversaries (September 15), Classical music history, Music conductor

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1851

1843

Arno Cabisius, Anniversaries (September 15), Classical music history, German operatic baritone, theatre director and theatre manager

Birth

1841

Alessandro <strong>Rolla</strong> Alessandro Rolla, Anniversaries (September 15), Classical music history, Italian viola and violin virtuoso, composer, conductor and teacher

Death (age 84)

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