Music anniversaries to be commemorated on March 16: 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 16: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For March 16, there are no less than 92 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Enrico Tamberlik (200th anniversary, Birth), John Addison (100th anniversary, Birth), Minoru Miki (90th anniversary, Birth), Abbie Mitchell (60th anniversary, Death), Norman Foster (20th 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 16

 

March 16

2020

Jaroslav Foltýn, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, Czech conductor, music educator and composer

Death (age 92)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2018

Otomar Kvěch, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and university educator

Death (age 67)

2004

Vilém Tauský, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, Czech conductor, music educator and composer

Death (age 93)

1992

1985

Roger <strong>Sessions</strong> Roger Sessions, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, American composer, critic, and teacher of music (1896-1985)

Death (age 88)

1982

Ryan McAdams, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, American conductors

Birth (38th anniversary)

Nico Müller, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, German opera singer and music educator

Birth (38th anniversary)

1979

Veronika Wiednerová, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, pedagogue, opera singer

Birth (41th anniversary)

1975

1974

1969

Maxmilián Hájek, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and choirmaster

Death (age 59)

1965

Enrico Dindo, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, Italian conductor

Birth (55th anniversary)

1964

Yoko <strong>Kanno</strong> Yoko Kanno, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, Japanese musician and composer

Birth (56th anniversary)

1961

Václav <strong>Talich</strong> Václav Talich, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, Czech conductor, violinist, music educator, professor, university educator and director conductor of Czech philharmony

Death (age 77)

Michiru Oshima, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, Japanese composer

Birth (59th anniversary)

1960

Abbie Mitchell, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, American soprano opera singer

Death (age 75)

Henryk Jan Botor, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, organist, composer

Birth (60th anniversary)

Craig First, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (60th anniversary)

1959

Sebastian Currier, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (61th anniversary)

1958

Phillip Wilcher, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, Australian musician, composer

Birth (62th anniversary)

1956

1954

1953

Claus Peter Flor, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, German conductor

Birth (67th anniversary)

1949

1946

Hubert Soudant, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, Dutch conductor

Birth (74th anniversary)

Sigmund Groven, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, Norwegian traditional musician

Birth (74th anniversary)

1945

Douglas Ahlstedt, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, American operatic tenor

Birth (75th anniversary)

1941

Volodymyr Kozhukhar, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, Ukrainian conductor

Birth (79th anniversary)

1938

Erna Denera, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 56)

1935

Adam Rapacki, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, composer, conductor, opera singer

Death (age 38)

1934

Roger <strong>Norrington</strong> Roger Norrington, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, British conductor

Birth (86th anniversary)

1933

Teresa <strong>Berganza</strong> Teresa Berganza, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, Spanish mezzo-soprano

Birth (87th anniversary)

1927

Miloš Lihovecký, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, composer, folklorist, teacher, cleric

Death (age 64)

1926

1920

John Addison, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, composer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

 

1908

Vladimir Kandelaki, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, Soviet actor and opera singer (1908-1994)

Birth

1898

Josef Lev, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and opera singer

Death (age 65)

 

1820

Enrico Tamberlik, Anniversaries (March 16), Classical music history, Italian opera singer

Birth

200th anniversary    (2020)

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