Music anniversaries to be commemorated on March 18: 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 18: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For March 18, there are no less than 82 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Olefine Moe (170th anniversary, Birth), Joaquín Gaztambide (150th anniversary, Death), Joaquín Valverde Durán (110th anniversary, Death), Lola Beeth (80th anniversary, Death), James Conlon (70th 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 March 18

 

March 18

2014

2013

Margarita Miglau, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 87)

2004

Erna Spoorenberg, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, Dutch singer and opera singer

Death (age 77)

1985

Yukino Kamii, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, Japanese violinist

Birth (35th anniversary)

1982

Susanna Stern, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, Swedish actress

Birth (38th anniversary)

1981

Liam <strong>Bonner</strong> Liam Bonner, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, American Opera Singer, Baritone

Birth (39th anniversary)

1978

Manolito Mario Franz, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (42th anniversary)

1977

Clemens <strong>Unterreiner</strong> Clemens Unterreiner, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Birth (43th anniversary)

1976

Naoyuki Matsumoto, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, Japanese composer

Birth (44th anniversary)

1973

Lauritz Melchior, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, Danish opera singer (1890-1973)

Death (age 82)

Xavier Puig, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, conductor, music pedagogue

Birth (47th anniversary)

1971

Christian Arming, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, Austrian conductor

Birth (49th anniversary)

1967

Hedy Gura, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, German music educator

Death (age 73)

1963

Petra Schmidt, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (57th anniversary)

1956

Eduardo Alonso-Crespo, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, Argentine composer of classical music

Birth (64th anniversary)

1953

Takashi Yoshimatsu, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, Japanese classical composer

Birth (67th anniversary)

1950

Jan-Hendrik Rootering, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (70th anniversary)

James <strong>Conlon</strong> James Conlon, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, American conductor

Birth (70th anniversary)

1947

Willem <strong>Pijper</strong> Willem Pijper, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, Dutch composer, music critic and teacher

Death (age 52)

1943

Nobuko <strong>Imai</strong> Nobuko Imai, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, Japanese musician

Birth (77th anniversary)

1939

1938

Cyril <strong>Rootham</strong> Cyril Rootham, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, English composer, educator and organist

Death (age 62)

1929

Ctirad Kohoutek, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and musicologist

Birth

1920

Michelangelo Verso, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, Italian opera singer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1906

1870

Joaquín Gaztambide, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, composer of zarzuelas from Navarre, Spain

Death (age 48)

150th anniversary    (2020)

1858

Paul Fauchey, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, French organist, composer and pianist

Birth

 

1808

Joseph Rothe, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, actor, stage actor, opera singer

Death (age 49)

1781

Gustave Vogt, Anniversaries (March 18), Classical music history, French oboist, composer and music educator

Birth

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