Music anniversaries to be commemorated on September 18: 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 18: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For September 18, there are no less than 79 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Alberto Franchetti (160th anniversary, Birth), Yrjö Saarnio (130th anniversary, Birth), Josef Tal (110th anniversary, Birth), Jonathan Biss (40th 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 18

 

September 18

2018

2017

Zurab Sotkilava, Anniversaries (September 18), Classical music history, Georgian opera singer (1937-2017)

Death (age 80)

2013

Lindsay Cooper, Anniversaries (September 18), Classical music history, English musician, composer and activist

Death (age 62)

2012

2008

1981

1980

Giuseppe Lugo, Anniversaries (September 18), Classical music history, Italian opera singer and actor

Death (age 81)

Jonathan <strong>Biss</strong> Jonathan Biss, Anniversaries (September 18), Classical music history, American pianist, teacher and writer

Birth (40th anniversary)

1979

Simon Trpčeski, Anniversaries (September 18), Classical music history, Macedonian musician

Birth (41th anniversary)

Gloria Guzmán, Anniversaries (September 18), Classical music history, spanish-born Argentine vedette and actress

Death (age 77)

1978

1972

Simone Dinnerstein, Anniversaries (September 18), Classical music history, American classical pianist

Birth (48th anniversary)

1971

Anna <strong>Netrebko</strong> Anna Netrebko, Anniversaries (September 18), Classical music history, Russian-born Austrian operatic soprano

Birth (49th anniversary)

1969

Theodor Kössl, Anniversaries (September 18), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer, lawyer and choirmaster

Death (age 83)

1965

1964

1952

Frances Davis Alda, Anniversaries (September 18), Classical music history, New Zealand-born Australian operatic soprano

Death (age 73)

1948

1945

1944

Gunther Emmerlich, Anniversaries (September 18), Classical music history, German television presenter, singer and opera singer

Birth (76th anniversary)

1936

Ruth Hesse, Anniversaries (September 18), Classical music history, German operatic mezzo-soprano and contralto

Birth (84th anniversary)

1932

Filip Forstén, Anniversaries (September 18), Classical music history, Finnish singer and opera singer

Death (age 80)

1903

Vladimir <strong>Horowitz</strong> Vladimir Horowitz, Anniversaries (September 18), Classical music history, American classical pianist and composer

Birth

1893

Arthur <strong>Benjamin</strong> Arthur Benjamin, Anniversaries (September 18), Classical music history, Australian composer, pianist, conductor and teacher

Birth

1892

1883

Lord <strong>Berners</strong> Lord Berners, Anniversaries (September 18), Classical music history, British composer, writer, painter, politician, novelist and autobiographer

Birth

1858

Rosa Papier, Anniversaries (September 18), Classical music history, Austrian singer, opera singer and music educator

Birth

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