April 2019: the main classical music anniversaries to celebrate

Every month, composers and musicians to remember! Classical music and opera have brought out tens of thousands of artists, are performed in thousands of venues and their composers have written scores in great numbers throughout 10 centuries of history. From January 1 to December 31, there are therefore many opportunities to remember a composer or discover an artist, to explore a genre or to expand a work' s knowledge.

April 2019 : essential commemorations

2019 is, as every year, an opportunity to celebrate many centenarians or multi-centenarians related to classical music and opera. In April 2019, some well-known or not so famous artists, composers or musicians, are to be commemorated: Ruth-Margret Pütz (0th anniversary, Death), Vincenzo Ciampi (300th anniversary, Birth), Ferenc Zsasskovszky (200th anniversary, Birth), Stefan Surzyński (100th anniversary, Death), William B. Murray (0th anniversary, Death)... and many more.

What's next? Every month, dozens of anniversaries are good reasons to discover a work, to rediscover a musician. Next month? May 2019... In a year? April 2020...

Day by day, all celebrations for April 2019

 

April 2019

01

Alexander Dreyschock, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, Czech composer and pianist

150th anniversary (Death)

Vladimir Orlov, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, Romanian-Canadian cellist and music teacher

Death

02

Fortunio Bonanova, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, actor and opera singer

50th anniversary (Death)

Vincenzo Ciampi, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, Italian composer

300th anniversary (Birth)

03

Ferenc Zsasskovszky, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, organist, composer, teacher

200th anniversary (Birth)

05

Albert <strong>Roussel</strong> Albert Roussel, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, French composer

150th anniversary (Birth)

06

André <strong>Previn</strong> André Previn, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, German-American pianist, conductor and composer

90th anniversary (Birth)

Emma Dahl, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, Norwegian composer

200th anniversary (Birth)

09

Theobald <strong>Boehm</strong> Theobald Boehm, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, Bavarian flautist and tinkerer

225th anniversary (Birth)

Giovanni <strong>Allevi</strong> Giovanni Allevi, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, Italian pianist and composer

50th anniversary (Birth)

Florencio Constantino, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, Spanish opera singer

150th anniversary (Birth)

10

Nino <strong>Rota</strong> Nino Rota, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, Italian composer (1911-1979)

40th anniversary (Death)

11

Charles Hallé, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, pianist and conductor, founder of the Hallé orchestra

200th anniversary (Birth)

Johann Georg Lickl, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, Austrian composer, organist, Kapellmeister, piano teacher

250th anniversary (Birth)

12

Giovanni Agostino Perotti, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, Italian composer

250th anniversary (Birth)

13

Cécile <strong>Chaminade</strong> Cécile Chaminade, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, French composer and pianist

75th anniversary (Death)

14

George Frideric <strong>Handel</strong> George Frideric Handel, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, German, later British Baroque composer

260th anniversary (Death)

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Karel Berman, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, Czech actor, music educator, composer, opera singer, professor and translator

100th anniversary (Birth)

17

Antonio Bertali, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, Austrian composer and violinist of Italian birth

350th anniversary (Death)

18

Franz von <strong>Suppè</strong> Franz von Suppè, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, Austrian composer and conductor

200th anniversary (Birth)

19

Barbara Marchisio, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, Italian singer

100th anniversary (Death)

20

Carl <strong>Loewe</strong> Carl Loewe, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, German composer

150th anniversary (Death)

Giorgio Stigelli, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, German singer

200th anniversary (Birth)

21

Roger Doucet, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, Canadian opera singer

100th anniversary (Birth)

Michael Mann, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, German-born musician and professor of German literature

100th anniversary (Birth)

23

Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, American operatic soprano, composer and presenter

Death

24

Camille <strong>Erlanger</strong> Camille Erlanger, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, French composer

100th anniversary (Death)

25

Irene Jordan, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, American operatic soprano

100th anniversary (Birth)

26

Colette Lorand, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, Swiss singer and opera singer (1923-2019)

Death

29

Thomas <strong>Beecham</strong> Thomas Beecham, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, British conductor and impresario

140th anniversary (Birth)

Julius <strong>Katchen</strong> Julius Katchen, Celebrations (April 2019), Classical music, American concert pianist

50th anniversary (Death)

See also...

Others celebrations

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Classical music history (timelines)

 

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