January 2022: 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 2022 : essential commemorations

2022 is, as every year, an opportunity to celebrate many centenarians or multi-centenarians related to classical music and opera. In January 2022, some well-known or not so famous artists, composers or musicians, are to be commemorated: Roza Baglanova (100th anniversary, Birth), Hüsnü Qubadov (100th anniversary, Birth), Jean-Pierre Rampal (100th anniversary, Birth), Carlo Alfredo Piatti (200th anniversary, Birth), Ester Mägi (100th anniversary, Birth)... 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 2022... In a year? January 2023...

Jean-Pierre <strong>Rampal</strong>
Rampal
Carlo Alfredo <strong>Piatti</strong>
Piatti

Day by day, all celebrations for January 2022

 

January 2022

04

Hüsnü Qubadov, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, Soviet opera singer

100th anniversary (Birth)

05

Maurizio <strong>Pollini</strong> Maurizio Pollini, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, Italian musician

80th anniversary (Birth)

Constanze <strong>Mozart</strong> Constanze Mozart, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, Austrian singer

260th anniversary (Birth)

06

07

Jean-Pierre <strong>Rampal</strong> Jean-Pierre Rampal, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, French flutist

100th anniversary (Birth)

Antonio <strong>Scontrino</strong> Antonio Scontrino, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, Italian composer

100th anniversary (Death)

Robert De Cormier, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, American conductor and composer

100th anniversary (Birth)

08

Carlo Alfredo <strong>Piatti</strong> Carlo Alfredo Piatti, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, Italian cellist

200th anniversary (Birth)

Sigismond <strong>Thalberg</strong> Sigismond Thalberg, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, Swiss composer and pianist

210th anniversary (Birth)

10

Ester Mägi, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, Estonian composer

100th anniversary (Birth)

11

Maurice <strong>Duruflé</strong> Maurice Duruflé, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, French classical composer and organist

120th anniversary (Birth)

Paul <strong>Graener</strong> Paul Graener, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, German composer (1872-1944)

150th anniversary (Birth)

15

Salvatore Marchesi, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, Italian musician, translator, singer and opera singer

200th anniversary (Birth)

16

Henri <strong>Büsser</strong> Henri Büsser, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, French composer and conductor

150th anniversary (Birth)

Gustav <strong>Leonhardt</strong> Gustav Leonhardt, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, Dutch keyboard player, conductor, musicologist, teacher and editor

10th anniversary (Death)

Francesco Mancini, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, Italian composer

350th anniversary (Birth)

Jean Cox, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, American operatic tenor

100th anniversary (Birth)

17

Ryuichi <strong>Sakamoto</strong> Ryuichi Sakamoto, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, Japanese musician

70th anniversary (Birth)

18

Antonio Bibalo, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, Italian-Norwegian musician

100th anniversary (Birth)

19

Michael Rabin, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, American violinist

50th anniversary (Death)

Carla Martinis, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, Croatian opera singer

100th anniversary (Birth)

20

Turgun Alimatov, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, Uzbek classic music and shashmaqam virtuoso and composer

100th anniversary (Birth)

Stanko Colnarič, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, opera singer, choir director

100th anniversary (Birth)

21

Mario Petri, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, Italian opera singer

100th anniversary (Birth)

22

William <strong>Christie</strong> William Christie, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, American-born French conductor and harpsichordist

100th anniversary (Death)

Magda Varga, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, Hungarian opera singer

100th anniversary (Birth)

23

Muzio <strong>Clementi</strong> Muzio Clementi, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, Italian-born English composer, pianist, pedagogue, conductor, music publisher, editor, and piano manufacturer

270th anniversary (Birth)

Arthur <strong>Nikisch</strong> Arthur Nikisch, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, Hungarian conductor

100th anniversary (Death)

25

Lily Herking, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, German singer

100th anniversary (Death)

26

Luigi <strong>Denza</strong> Luigi Denza, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, Italian composer

100th anniversary (Death)

Grace <strong>Moore</strong> Grace Moore, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, American operatic soprano and actress in musical theatre and film (1898-1947)

75th anniversary (Death)

Vladimir Mikhailovich Yurovsky, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, Ukrainian Soviet film music composer

50th anniversary (Death)

28

Johann Ernst Bach, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, German composer

300th anniversary (Birth)

Reynaldo <strong>Hahn</strong> Reynaldo Hahn, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, Venezuelan, naturalised French, composer, conductor, music critic, diarist, theatre director, and salon singer

75th anniversary (Death)

29

Frederick <strong>Delius</strong> Frederick Delius, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, English composer

160th anniversary (Birth)

Fritz <strong>Kreisler</strong> Fritz Kreisler, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, Austrian violinist and composer

60th anniversary (Death)

30

Rosemary Kuhlmann, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, singer and actress (1922-2019)

100th anniversary (Birth)

Johann Joachim <strong>Quantz</strong> Johann Joachim Quantz, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, German flutist, flute maker and composer

325th anniversary (Birth)

Thomas <strong>Tallis</strong> Thomas Tallis, Celebrations (January 2022), Classical music, English composer

520th anniversary (Birth)

See also...

Others celebrations

Commemorations

Classical music history (timelines)

 

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