Music anniversaries to be commemorated on August 3: 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.

August 3: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 3, there are no less than 85 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Carl Friedrich Christian Fasch (220th anniversary, Death), Luther Orlando Emerson (200th anniversary, Birth), Marie Růžičková-Strozzi (170th anniversary, Birth), Georg Høeberg (70th anniversary, Death), Itamar Golan (50th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.

All important anniversaries to commemorate a August 3

 

August 3

2015

Adam Walaciński, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, Polish composer and musician

Death (age 86)

1998

1997

1988

1987

Jonas Stasiūnas, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1919-1987)

Death (age 67)

1977

1976

1975

Kristian Krokslett, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, puppeteer, opera singer

Birth (45th anniversary)

1974

Aled Wyn Davies, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, Welsh Classical singer

Birth (46th anniversary)

1970

Itamar <strong>Golan</strong> Itamar Golan, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, pianist

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Louise Fribo, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, Danish opera singer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

1967

1966

Jérôme Correas, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, French conductor

Birth (54th anniversary)

1963

Aleksandr Vasilevitsj Preobrazjenskiy, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, Russian conductor, singer and opera singer (1890-1963)

Death (age 72)

1962

Zsuzsa Kalocsai, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, Hungarian actress

Birth (58th anniversary)

1960

Katarzyna Suska, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (60th anniversary)

1959

Simon <strong>Keenlyside</strong> Simon Keenlyside, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, British baritone

Birth (61th anniversary)

Jean-Luc Chaignaud, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, French opera singer and composer

Birth (61th anniversary)

1958

1956

Štefan Margita, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, Slovak opera singer

Birth (64th anniversary)

1950

Georg <strong>Høeberg</strong> Georg Høeberg, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, Danish composer and conductor (1872-1950)

Death (age 77)

1949

Gordon Sandison, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, operatic singer, baritone (1949-2018)

Birth

1948

Antony Cooke, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, American astronomer and musician

Birth (72th anniversary)

1944

György Geiger, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, Hungarian musician

Birth (76th anniversary)

Uta Priew, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Birth (76th anniversary)

1940

Carlo Carfagna, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, Italian musician

Birth (80th anniversary)

1937

Endre Granat, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, Hungarian violinist

Birth (83th anniversary)

1925

Karel Fiala, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, Czech actor and opera singer

Birth (95th anniversary)

1920

Jonas Brunvoll, Jr., Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, opera singer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

Mečislovas Kymantas, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, Lithuanian opera singer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

Ladko Korošec, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, opera singer (1920-1995)

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1893

1889

Jindřich Vacek, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, Czech oboist, composer and organist

Birth

1878

1870

Pauline Joran, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, singer (1870-1954)

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

 

1820

Luther Orlando <strong>Emerson</strong> Luther Orlando Emerson, Anniversaries (August 3), Classical music history, United States composer

Birth

200th anniversary    (2020)

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