Music anniversaries to be commemorated on January 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.

January 3: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For January 3, there are no less than 82 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Giuseppina Grassini (170th anniversary, Death), Gerd Brenneis (90th anniversary, Birth), Alexander Svechnikov (40th anniversary, Death), Nada Vidmar (30th anniversary, Death), Gustavo Becerra-Schmidt (10th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.

All important anniversaries to commemorate a January 3

 

January 3

2018

Medeniyet Shahberdiyeva, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer and music educator

Death (age 87)

2017

2007

János Fürst, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, Hungarian-born conductor and violinist

Death (age 71)

2006

Arturo Sergi, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, American musician, singer and opera singer

Death (age 80)

2003

Halima Nosirova, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer, music educator and actor (1913-2003)

Death (age 89)

1995

Tadeáš Salva, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, composer and university teacher (1937-1995)

Death (age 57)

1991

1990

1980

Alexander Svechnikov, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, Soviet conductor, choir director and music educator (1890-1980)

Death (age 89)

1974

Bas Wiegers, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, Dutch conductor

Birth (46th anniversary)

Corrado Margutti, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, Italian composer and opera singer

Birth (46th anniversary)

1972

Kevin Puts, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (48th anniversary)

1969

Nadja Michael, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, German operatic soprano

Birth (51th anniversary)

1967

Mary Garden, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, Scottish opera singer (1874-1967)

Death (age 92)

1965

1963

Jaroslav Mácha, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, Czech composer, doctor and choirmaster

Death (age 89)

1951

Ferdinand Barlow, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, French choreographer and composer

Death (age 69)

1950

1949

Jeffrey Solow, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (71th anniversary)

1946

Adrienne Csengery, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, Hungarian opera singer

Birth (74th anniversary)

1944

1943

Heinz Karl Gruber, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, Austrian composer

Birth (77th anniversary)

1942

Alexander Flessburg, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, German actor and opera singer

Death (age 58)

1938

1937

1930

1929

Ernst Mahle, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, Brazilian composer

Birth (91th anniversary)

1926

1923

Karl Österreicher, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, Austrian conductor, university professor and music educator

Birth

1921

Arseny <strong>Koreshchenko</strong> Arseny Koreshchenko, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, Russian classical music composer

Death (age 50)

1917

Pierre Dervaux, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, French operatic conductor, composer, and pedagogue

Birth

1916

Antonio <strong>Estévez</strong> Antonio Estévez, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, Venezuelan composer, conductor and oboist (1916-1988)

Birth

1914

Raoul <strong>Pugno</strong> Raoul Pugno, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, French composer, teacher, organist, and pianist

Death (age 61)

 

1909

Victor <strong>Borge</strong> Victor Borge, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, Danish-American comedian and musician

Birth

1889

Giuseppe Dell'Orefice, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, Italian opera composer, conductor

Death (age 40)

1879

1871

Daniel Alomía Robles, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, Peruvian composer and ethnomusicologist

Birth

1870

Carl Holly, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, stage actor, opera singer

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1868

Moritz <strong>Hauptmann</strong> Moritz Hauptmann, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, German music theorist, teacher and composer

Death (age 75)

1863

1836

Friedrich Witt, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, German composer and cellist

Death (age 65)

 

1806

1761

Willem de Fesch, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, Dutch violone player and composer

Death (age 73)

1631

Michelagnolo Galilei, Anniversaries (January 3), Classical music history, Italian lutenist and composer

Death (age 55)

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