Music anniversaries to be commemorated on March 11: 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.

March 11: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For March 11, there are no less than 91 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Ivan Kozlovsky (120th anniversary, Birth), Marcel Cordes (100th anniversary, Birth), Alma Webster Hall Powell (90th anniversary, Death), Esa Ruuttunen (70th anniversary, Birth), Charles Wuorinen (0th 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 March 11

 

March 11

2020

Charles <strong>Wuorinen</strong> Charles Wuorinen, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, American composer

Death (age 81)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2016

Deva Dassy, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, French actor and opera singer (1911-2016)

Death (age 104)

Vladimír Gajdoš, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, composer, music pedagogue, conductor

Death (age 79)

2014

P. Rivilis, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, Soviet composer (1936-2014)

Death (age 77)

Hanna Ludwig, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 96)

2004

Jiří Berdych, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, Czechoslovak opera singer

Death (age 72)

2003

1997

Hugo Weisgall, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, American composer and conductor

Death (age 84)

1995

Karl Österreicher, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, Austrian conductor, university professor and music educator

Death (age 72)

1994

Vladimir Kandelaki, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, Soviet actor and opera singer (1908-1994)

Death (age 85)

1981

Felix Zrno, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and teacher

Death (age 90)

1979

Julien <strong>Chauvin</strong> Julien Chauvin, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, French music director and violinist

Birth (41th anniversary)

1976

1975

Yaniv D'Or, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, opera singer, musician

Birth (45th anniversary)

1973

Vladimir Vavilov, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, Russian guitarist, lutenist and composer

Death (age 47)

1969

1967

Geraldine <strong>Farrar</strong> Geraldine Farrar, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, American soprano opera singer and film actress

Death (age 85)

1966

1965

1964

Andreas Kohn, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, german opera singer

Birth (56th anniversary)

Julia Gomelskaya, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, Ukrainian composer of contemporary classical music

Birth

1956

Sergei <strong>Vasilenko</strong> Sergei Vasilenko, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, Russian and Soviet composer

Death (age 83)

1954

1950

Esa Ruuttunen, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, Finnish opera singer

Birth (70th anniversary)

1949

Joan Lamote de Grignon, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, Catalan pianist, conductor and composer

Death (age 76)

1947

Tristan <strong>Murail</strong> Tristan Murail, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, French composer

Birth (73th anniversary)

Emiliya Tsallagova, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, Soviet Russian singer and pedagogue

Birth (73th anniversary)

1943

Sarah Walker, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, British mezzo-soprano

Birth (77th anniversary)

1939

Olena Muravyova, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, Ukrainian opera singer and music educator (1867-1939)

Death (age 71)

1937

Victoria Bezetti, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, Romanian classical soprano

Birth (83th anniversary)

1935

1931

Geraldine Decker, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, American singer and opera singer (1931-2013)

Birth

1930

Alma Webster Hall Powell, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, American operatic soprano, suffragist, philanthropist, writer, film scenarist, inventor, and member of the Socialist Party.

Death (age 61)

1925

Andreas Hallén, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, Swedish romantic composer, conductor and music teacher

Death (age 78)

1921

Astor <strong>Piazzolla</strong> Astor Piazzolla, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, Argentine tango composer, bandoneon player and arranger

Birth

1920

Marcel Cordes, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, German operatic baritone

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1919

Hans Keller, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, Austrian-British musician and writer

Birth

 

1904

1902

1897

Henry <strong>Cowell</strong> Henry Cowell, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, American composer, music theorist, pianist, teacher, publisher, and impresario

Birth

1884

Alexandr Podaševský, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and choirmaster

Birth

1881

Nikolai <strong>Rubinstein</strong> Nikolai Rubinstein, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, Russian pianist, conductor and composer

Death (age 45)

1876

 

1818

Antonio <strong>Bazzini</strong> Antonio Bazzini, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, Italian violinist, composer and teacher

Birth

1815

Anna Bochkoltz, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, German opera singer, composer, voice teacher (1815-1879)

Birth

1694

Jean-Nicolas <strong>Geoffroy</strong> Jean-Nicolas Geoffroy, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, French harpsichordist and composer

Death (age 61)

1628

Alfonso Ferrabosco the younger, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, (c. 1575 – 1628) English composer and viol player

Death (age 53)

 

1602

Emilio de' de <strong>Cavalieri</strong> Emilio de' de Cavalieri, Anniversaries (March 11), Classical music history, Italian composer, producer, organist, diplomat, choreographer and dancer

Death (age 52)

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