Music anniversaries to be commemorated on September 16: 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 16: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For September 16, there are no less than 69 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Marie Bigot (200th anniversary, Death), Mark Schultz (50th anniversary, Birth), Ludmila Červinková (40th 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 16

 

September 16

2017

2007

Jean Balissat, Anniversaries (September 16), Classical music history, Swiss conductor (1936-2007)

Death (age 71)

1997

1994

Karl Dönch, Anniversaries (September 16), Classical music history, German actor and opera singer

Death (age 79)

1993

1981

1980

Ludmila Červinková, Anniversaries (September 16), Classical music history, Czech opera singer, music educator and university educator

Death (age 72)

1979

Iestyn <strong>Davies</strong> Iestyn Davies, Anniversaries (September 16), Classical music history, British opera singer

Birth (41th anniversary)

Ai Okumura, Anniversaries (September 16), Classical music history, Japanese violinist

Birth (41th anniversary)

1977

Maria <strong>Callas</strong> Maria Callas, Anniversaries (September 16), Classical music history, American-born Greek operatic soprano

Death (age 53)

1976

Elīna <strong>Garanča</strong> Elīna Garanča, Anniversaries (September 16), Classical music history, Latvian operatic lyric mezzo-soprano

Birth (44th anniversary)

1972

James Westman, Anniversaries (September 16), Classical music history, Canadian baritone

Birth (48th anniversary)

Dirk Aleschus, Anniversaries (September 16), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (48th anniversary)

1970

Tove Åman, Anniversaries (September 16), Classical music history, musician, opera singer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Mark Schultz, Anniversaries (September 16), Classical music history, contemporary Christian music artist

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

Prenkë Jakova, Anniversaries (September 16), Classical music history, Compose, musician and author

Death (age 52)

Hal Cazalet, Anniversaries (September 16), Classical music history, Tenor opera singer

Birth (51th anniversary)

1955

1944

B. J. Ward, Anniversaries (September 16), Classical music history, Actress and singer

Birth (76th anniversary)

1934

1927

Jeffrey Skitch, Anniversaries (September 16), Classical music history, Australian-British singer, actor and teacher

Birth

1897

Antoni Marquès i Puig, Anniversaries (September 16), Classical music history, Spanish businessperson and composer (1897-1944)

Birth

1846

Julius Radichi, Anniversaries (September 16), Classical music history, actor, stage actor, opera singer

Death (age 83)

 

1820

Marie Bigot, Anniversaries (September 16), Classical music history, French piano teacher

Death (age 34)

200th anniversary    (2020)

1584

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