Music anniversaries to be commemorated on February 28: 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.

February 28: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For February 28, there are no less than 82 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Mario Ancona (160th anniversary, Birth), Augusta Candiani (130th anniversary, Death), Roman Maciejewski (110th anniversary, Birth), Arnold Dolmetsch (80th anniversary, Death), Stephen Chatman (70th 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 February 28

 

February 28

2019

André <strong>Previn</strong> André Previn, Anniversaries (February 28), Classical music history, German-American pianist, conductor and composer

Death (age 89)

2015

2007

Anna Tassopoulos, Anniversaries (February 28), Classical music history, Greek singer and opera singer

Death (age 92)

2006

Napoleón Dihmes, Anniversaries (February 28), Classical music history, Dominican singer and opera singer (1928-2006)

Death (age 77)

1998

Todd Duncan, Anniversaries (February 28), Classical music history, American opera singer (1903-1998)

Death (age 95)

1986

Isaiah Aram Minasian, Anniversaries (February 28), Classical music history, British violinist and cellist

Birth (34th anniversary)

1977

1967

1966

1965

Markus Stenz, Anniversaries (February 28), Classical music history, German conductor

Birth (55th anniversary)

1964

Derek Gleeson, Anniversaries (February 28), Classical music history, Musician, Conductor and Composer

Birth (56th anniversary)

Fernando del Valle, Anniversaries (February 28), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (56th anniversary)

1958

1953

Osmo <strong>Vänskä</strong> Osmo Vänskä, Anniversaries (February 28), Classical music history, Finnish conductor, clarinetist and composer

Birth (67th anniversary)

1950

Stephen Chatman, Anniversaries (February 28), Classical music history, Canadian composer

Birth (70th anniversary)

1940

Arnold Dolmetsch, Anniversaries (February 28), Classical music history, musician and instrument maker in England (1858-1940)

Death (age 82)

1934

1927

1909

1907

Rosina Brandram, Anniversaries (February 28), Classical music history, British opera singer and actress

Death (age 61)

1882

1868

Yelyzaveta Azerska, Anniversaries (February 28), Classical music history, Ukrainian opera singer and music educator (1868-1946)

Birth

1825

Jean-Baptiste <strong>Arban</strong> Jean-Baptiste Arban, Anniversaries (February 28), Classical music history, French cornetist, conductor, composer and pedagogue

Birth

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