September 2020: 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.

September 2020 : essential commemorations

2020 is, as every year, an opportunity to celebrate many centenarians or multi-centenarians related to classical music and opera. In September 2020, some well-known or not so famous artists, composers or musicians, are to be commemorated: Sophie Dietz (200th anniversary, Birth), Paul Hamburger (100th anniversary, Birth), Peter Racine Fricker (100th anniversary, Birth), Anders Näslund (100th anniversary, Birth), Hans Leygraf (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? October 2020... In a year? September 2021...

Day by day, all celebrations for September 2020

 

September 2020

01

Sophie Dietz, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, German singer and opera singer

200th anniversary (Birth)

03

Paul Hamburger, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, British musician

100th anniversary (Birth)

Pietro <strong>Locatelli</strong> Pietro Locatelli, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, Italian Baroque composer and violinist

325th anniversary (Birth)

04

David <strong>Garrett</strong> David Garrett, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, German violinist; recording artist

40th anniversary (Birth)

05

Peter Racine Fricker, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, English composer

100th anniversary (Birth)

06

Anders Näslund, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, Swedish baritone, actor

100th anniversary (Birth)

07

Hans Leygraf, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, Swedish composer, pianist and music educator

100th anniversary (Birth)

Kurt Leimer, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, German composer

100th anniversary (Birth)

08

Lars <strong>Vogt</strong> Lars Vogt, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, German pianist

50th anniversary (Birth)

10

15

Jessye <strong>Norman</strong> Jessye Norman, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, American opera singer

75th anniversary (Birth)

Anton <strong>Webern</strong> Anton Webern, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, Austrian composer and conductor

75th anniversary (Death)

Lev <strong>Steinberg</strong> Lev Steinberg, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, Music conductor

150th anniversary (Birth)

16

Saverio <strong>Mercadante</strong> Saverio Mercadante, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, Italian composer

225th anniversary (Birth)

Mark Schultz, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, contemporary Christian music artist

50th anniversary (Birth)

Marie Bigot, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, French piano teacher

200th anniversary (Death)

19

Aleksandr <strong>Lokshin</strong> Aleksandr Lokshin, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, Russian composer

100th anniversary (Birth)

Karen Khachaturian, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, Russian composer

100th anniversary (Birth)

20

Gilles <strong>Binchois</strong> Gilles Binchois, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, Franco-Flemish composer

560th anniversary (Death)

Ildebrando <strong>Pizzetti</strong> Ildebrando Pizzetti, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, Italian composer

140th anniversary (Birth)

23

Alexander Arutiunian, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, Armenian composer, pianist

100th anniversary (Birth)

Jiří Jaroch, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, Czech composer and violist

100th anniversary (Birth)

24

John <strong>Rutter</strong> John Rutter, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, British composer, conductor and arranger

75th anniversary (Birth)

26

Béla <strong>Bartók</strong> Béla Bartók, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, Hungarian composer and pianist

75th anniversary (Death)

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28

Florent <strong>Schmitt</strong> Florent Schmitt, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, French composer

150th anniversary (Birth)

29

Václav <strong>Neumann</strong> Václav Neumann, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, Czech conductor, violinist and viola player

100th anniversary (Birth)

30

Roger Albin, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, cellist, choir director

100th anniversary (Birth)

Johan <strong>Svendsen</strong> Johan Svendsen, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, Norwegian composer and conductor

180th anniversary (Birth)

Ghazaros Saryan, Celebrations (September 2020), Classical music, Soviet composer

100th anniversary (Birth)

See also...

Others celebrations

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Classical music history (timelines)

 

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