January 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.

January 2019 : essential commemorations

2019 is, as every year, an opportunity to celebrate many centenarians or multi-centenarians related to classical music and opera. In January 2019, some well-known or not so famous artists, composers or musicians, are to be commemorated: Joan Guinjoan (0th anniversary, Death), Èsenbu Nurmanbetova (0th anniversary, Death), Thais St Julien (0th anniversary, Death), Severino Gazzelloni (100th anniversary, Birth), John Joubert (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? February 2019... In a year? January 2020...

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Day by day, all celebrations for January 2019

 

January 2019

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Péter <strong>Eötvös</strong> Péter Eötvös, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, Hungarian composer and conductor

75th anniversary (Birth)

Nannette <strong>Streicher</strong> Nannette Streicher, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, German piano maker

250th anniversary (Birth)

Li Huanzhi, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, Hong Kong musician

100th anniversary (Birth)

03

Victor <strong>Borge</strong> Victor Borge, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, Danish-American comedian and musician

110th anniversary (Birth)

Nadja Michael, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, German operatic soprano

50th anniversary (Birth)

Charles Levadé, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, French composer

150th anniversary (Birth)

Miloš Konvalinka, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, Czech conductor and composer

100th anniversary (Birth)

04

Boris <strong>Berezovsky</strong> Boris Berezovsky, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, Russian virtuoso pianist

50th anniversary (Birth)

05

Severino Gazzelloni, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, Italian musician

100th anniversary (Birth)

07

John <strong>Joubert</strong> John Joubert, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, British composer of South African descent

Death

Francis <strong>Poulenc</strong> Francis Poulenc, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, French composer and pianist (1899-1963)

120th anniversary (Birth)

MasterpiecesComplete works

08

09

František Gregora, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, Czech composer, contrabassist and choirmaster

200th anniversary (Birth)

10

Theo Adam, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, German bass-baritone opera singer

Death

12

Giovanni Guicciardi, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, Italian singer and opera singer

200th anniversary (Birth)

14

Fabio <strong>Campana</strong> Fabio Campana, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, Italian composer and conductor

200th anniversary (Birth)

15

Georges <strong>Cziffra</strong> Georges Cziffra, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, Hungarian pianist

25th anniversary (Death)

16

Vernon Duke, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, American composer

50th anniversary (Death)

Jaroslav Jeremiáš, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, composer, pianist

100th anniversary (Death)

17

Grażyna <strong>Bacewicz</strong> Grażyna Bacewicz, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, Polish musician

50th anniversary (Death)

Alexander <strong>Dargomyzhsky</strong> Alexander Dargomyzhsky, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, Russian composer

150th anniversary (Death)

18

Henriette Nissen-Saloman, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, Swedish opera singer and singing teacher

200th anniversary (Birth)

20

Štěpán Lucký, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, Czech composer, choirmaster and organist

100th anniversary (Birth)

21

Thomas Vikström, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, Swedish singer

50th anniversary (Birth)

23

Jaroslav Křička, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, Czech conductor, music educator and composer

50th anniversary (Death)

Lyudmyla Tsurkan, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, Ukrainian opera singer and music educator

Death

24

Leon Kirchner, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, American composer

100th anniversary (Birth)

Klaus Nomi, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, German countertenor

75th anniversary (Birth)

Alexey Sergeev, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, Soviet singer (1919-1998)

100th anniversary (Birth)

25

Eula <strong>Beal</strong> Eula Beal, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, American opera singer

100th anniversary (Birth)

28

John <strong>Tavener</strong> John Tavener, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, British composer

75th anniversary (Birth)

Jenő Sztojanovits, Celebrations (January 2019), Classical music, Hungarian composer, conductor and educationist (1864-1919)

100th anniversary (Death)

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