Music anniversaries to be commemorated on September 20: 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 20: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For September 20, there are no less than 64 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Gilles Binchois (560th anniversary, Death), Ildebrando Pizzetti (140th anniversary, Birth), Toshiyuki Kamioka (60th anniversary, Birth), Sveinung Bjelland (50th anniversary, Birth), Siegfried Behrend (30th 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 20

 

September 20

1978

1974

José Mojica, Anniversaries (September 20), Classical music history, Mexican Franciscan friar, tenor and film actor

Death (age 78)

1970

Sveinung Bjelland, Anniversaries (September 20), Classical music history, Norwegian pianist and academic

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1964

Anton Nino Uršič, Anniversaries (September 20), Classical music history, jurist, opera singer, director, opinion journalist

Death (age 59)

1960

Toshiyuki Kamioka, Anniversaries (September 20), Classical music history, Japanese conductor and pianist

Birth (60th anniversary)

1957

Jean <strong>Sibelius</strong> Jean Sibelius, Anniversaries (September 20), Classical music history, Finnish composer of the late Romantic period

Death (age 91)

MasterpiecesComplete works

1956

John Harle, Anniversaries (September 20), Classical music history, British musician

Birth (64th anniversary)

Makiko Kinoshita, Anniversaries (September 20), Classical music history, Japanese composer, educator and pianist

Birth (64th anniversary)

1951

Lluis Gonzaga Jorda, Anniversaries (September 20), Classical music history, Spanish composer and pianist (1869-1951)

Death (age 82)

1938

1932

1930

Neilson Taylor, Anniversaries (September 20), Classical music history, English bass baritone, football player (1930-2010)

Birth

1925

1922

William Kapell, Anniversaries (September 20), Classical music history, American classical pianist and recording artist (1922-1953)

Birth

1919

Paul Khokhlov, Anniversaries (September 20), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, politician

Death (age 65)

 

1909

Richard Týnský, Anniversaries (September 20), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and choirmaster

Birth

1908

Pablo de <strong>Sarasate</strong> Pablo de Sarasate, Anniversaries (September 20), Classical music history, Spanish violinist and composer

Death (age 64)

1897

Karel Bendl, Anniversaries (September 20), Classical music history, Czech conductor, music educator, composer, publicist and choirmaster

Death (age 59)

1866

Gustave <strong>Doret</strong> Gustave Doret, Anniversaries (September 20), Classical music history, Swiss composer and conductor (1866-1943)

Birth

1832

Johann Joseph <strong>Abert</strong> Johann Joseph Abert, Anniversaries (September 20), Classical music history, German composer, conductor, double-bassist

Birth

Felice Pellegrini, Anniversaries (September 20), Classical music history, Italian singer and opera singer

Death (age 58)

1799

Polly Young, Anniversaries (September 20), Classical music history, Soprano, composer and harpsichordist

Death (age 50)

1706

1685

1460

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