Music anniversaries to be commemorated on March 17: 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 17: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For March 17, there are no less than 93 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Antonín Reichenauer (290th anniversary, Death), Guillermo Uribe Holguín (140th anniversary, Birth), Werner Jaegerhuber (120th anniversary, Birth), John La Montaine (100th anniversary, Birth), Nanette Guilford (30th 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 17

 

March 17

2005

Gary Bertini, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, Israeli composer and conductor

Death (age 77)

2002

Natalka Andrusiv, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, tennis player and opera singer (1910-2002)

Death (age 92)

2001

Jaroslav Meier, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, organist, composer, contributing editor

Death (age 77)

1990

Nanette Guilford, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, American musician, singer and opera singer

Death (age 86)

1989

Francesca Dego, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, Italian violinist

Birth (31th anniversary)

1981

Baiba Skride, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, Latvian violinist

Birth (39th anniversary)

1977

1975

Jorge Boehringer, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (45th anniversary)

1971

1970

Max Meili, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, Swiss tenor (1899-1970)

Death (age 70)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1967

1964

Vladimir Koh, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, Serbian musician

Birth (56th anniversary)

1963

1960

Patrick <strong>Burgan</strong> Patrick Burgan, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, French composer

Birth (60th anniversary)

Takashi Obara, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, Japanese composer and pianist

Birth (60th anniversary)

1956

Luca <strong>Francesconi</strong> Luca Francesconi, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, Italian composer

Birth (64th anniversary)

1950

Carlos Chausson, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, Spanish opera singer

Birth (70th anniversary)

1947

Yury Chernavsky, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, Russian musician

Birth (73th anniversary)

1946

Michael <strong>Finnissy</strong> Michael Finnissy, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, British composer

Birth (74th anniversary)

1944

Balázs Hantos, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, Hungarian opera singer

Birth (76th anniversary)

John <strong>Lill</strong> John Lill, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, English classical pianist

Birth (76th anniversary)

1941

Georges Dumortier, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, Belgian television presenter

Birth (79th anniversary)

1939

Klaus Ofczarek, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, Austrian actor and opera singer

Birth (81th anniversary)

1929

Julius Rauscher, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and choirmaster

Death (age 69)

1927

1924

Lehte Mark, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, actor, singer, opera singer, stage actor

Birth

1920

John La Montaine, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, American musician

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1915

Mária Kišonová-Hubová, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, Czechoslovak opera singer and music educator

Birth

 

1910

Walter Hauck, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, German voice actor, singer and opera singer

Birth

1899

Cyril Pecháček, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and choirmaster

Birth

1874

1869

Teresa Saporiti, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, Italian operatic soprano and composer

Death (age 106)

1860

1855

Ramón <strong>Carnicer</strong> Ramón Carnicer, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, Spanish musician (1789-1855)

Death (age 65)

1851

Clovis, Anniversaries (March 17), Classical music history, French musical poet (chansonnier)

Birth

1834

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