Music anniversaries to be commemorated on February 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.

February 3: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For February 3, there are no less than 81 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Heinrich Sontheim (200th anniversary, Birth), Félix Fourdrain (140th anniversary, Birth), Semyon Bogatyrev (130th anniversary, Birth), Anni Frind (120th anniversary, Birth), Blas Galindo (110th 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 3

 

February 3

2016

Jayne Casselman, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, American singer and opera singer

Death (age 56)

Saulius Sondeckis, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, Lithuanian violinist, conductor, orchestra leader and professor

Death (age 87)

2011

Tatyana Shmyga, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, Soviet and Russian singer and actress

Death (age 82)

1997

Klavdiya Radchenko, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, Ukrainian opera singer (lyric soprano)

Death (age 66)

Agi Jambor, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, (1909--1997) Hungarian born American classical pianist

Death (age 87)

1993

1991

1985

Tuhfa Fozilova, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer and actor (1917-1985)

Death (age 67)

1977

Alenka Gotar, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, Slovenian singer

Birth (43th anniversary)

1974

Laura Mikkola, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, Finnish pianist

Birth (46th anniversary)

Grigory Bolshakov, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1904-1974)

Death (age 70)

1971

1970

Steven Spooner, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, American pianist

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1964

1963

1962

Vladimir Lande, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, conductor, oboist

Birth (58th anniversary)

1960

1959

1951

Martin Christian Vogel, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, German opera singer and professor of singing

Birth (69th anniversary)

1950

Simone Alaimo, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, Bass-baritone opera singer

Birth (70th anniversary)

1943

Anegina Egorovna Ilʹina, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, Soviet singer, opera singer and music educator

Birth (77th anniversary)

1932

1928

Helmut Kretschmar, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (92th anniversary)

1925

Emma Baumann, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 69)

1922

Nicolae Moldoveanu, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, Romanian conductor, writer and composer

Birth

1915

1911

1888

Felip Alcàntara i Puig, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, Spanish businessperson and composer (1888-1960)

Birth

1886

Auguste Adami, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, opera singer, stage actor, singer

Death (age 72)

1875

Cassià Casademont i Busquets, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, Spanish conductor, violinist and composer (1875-1963)

Birth

1862

Frédéric Sali, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, French composer, musician and writer

Birth

 

1820

Heinrich Sontheim, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth

200th anniversary    (2020)

1814

1809

1736

Johann Georg <strong>Albrechtsberger</strong> Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Anniversaries (February 3), Classical music history, Austrian music educator, composer and organist

Birth

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