Music anniversaries to be commemorated on September 17: 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 17: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For September 17, there are no less than 73 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Désiré-Émile Inghelbrecht (140th anniversary, Birth), Theo Loevendie (90th anniversary, Birth), Christophe Bertrand (10th 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 17

 

September 17

2019

2015

David Willcocks, Anniversaries (September 17), Classical music history, British choral conductor, organist and composer

Death (age 95)

1993

Hans Franzen, Anniversaries (September 17), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 58)

1987

Cristina Pasaroiu, Anniversaries (September 17), Classical music history, Romanian operatic soprano

Birth (33th anniversary)

1985

1983

Esther Kretzinger, Anniversaries (September 17), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (37th anniversary)

1981

Sean Panikkar, Anniversaries (September 17), Classical music history, American operatic tenor

Birth (39th anniversary)

1979

Peter Lagger, Anniversaries (September 17), Classical music history, Swiss singer and opera singer

Death (age 53)

1968

1967

1958

Manfred <strong>Honeck</strong> Manfred Honeck, Anniversaries (September 17), Classical music history, Austrian conductor

Birth (62th anniversary)

1949

Miguel Ángel Gómez Martínez, Anniversaries (September 17), Classical music history, Spanish composer and conductor

Birth (71th anniversary)

1938

Maarja Haamer, Anniversaries (September 17), Classical music history, Estonian opera singer

Birth (82th anniversary)

1936

Roland Hermann, Anniversaries (September 17), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (84th anniversary)

1930

1928

Ladislav Muška, Anniversaries (September 17), Classical music history, writer, opera singer

Birth (92th anniversary)

1906

Vera Davydova, Anniversaries (September 17), Classical music history, Soviet singer, opera singer and music educator (1906-1993)

Birth

1905

Jiřina Šejbalová, Anniversaries (September 17), Classical music history, Czech actress opera singer and university educator

Birth

1892

Hendrik <strong>Andriessen</strong> Hendrik Andriessen, Anniversaries (September 17), Classical music history, Dutch composer, organist and music educator

Birth

1762

1671

František Ludvík Poppe, Anniversaries (September 17), Classical music history, Czech composer, monk and roman catholic priest

Birth

1179

Hildegard of <strong>Bingen</strong> Hildegard of Bingen, Anniversaries (September 17), Classical music history, German Medieval saint, prophet, mystic and Doctor of Church

Death (age 81)

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