Music anniversaries to be commemorated on March 23: 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 23: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For March 23, there are no less than 93 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Niels Jacob Hansen (140th anniversary, Birth), Roza Tamarkina (100th anniversary, Birth), Anita Meze (40th anniversary, Death), Blanche Thebom (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 March 23

 

March 23

2017

Nina Oksentyan, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, Russian organist and professor of music

Death (age 100)

2013

Lehte Mark, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, actor, singer, opera singer, stage actor

Death (age 89)

2010

Blanche Thebom, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, American operatic mezzo-soprano singer

Death (age 94)

2007

Paul Cohen, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, American saxophonist; performer, teacher, historian, musicologist, and author in areas related to the saxophone

Death (age 72)

2005

1992

Harry Datyner, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, Swiss musician (1923-1992)

Death (age 69)

1991

Rasmus Puur, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, Estonian composer

Birth (29th anniversary)

1981

1980

1976

Jon Christos, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, British singer

Birth (44th anniversary)

1975

Miroslav Srnka, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, Czech composer and musicologist

Birth (45th anniversary)

1974

Dmitrij Anatolewitsch Galichin, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, Russian singer and opera singer

Birth (46th anniversary)

1973

Kanako Abe, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, Japanese conductor

Birth (47th anniversary)

1972

1971

1969

Pierre Kolp, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, Belgian composer

Birth (51th anniversary)

1968

Yayoi Toda, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, Japanese violinist

Birth (52th anniversary)

1949

David Parry, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, English conductor

Birth (71th anniversary)

1948

Jean-Maurice Mourat, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, French painter, guitarist and classical guitarist

Birth (72th anniversary)

1945

Franco <strong>Battiato</strong> Franco Battiato, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, Italian singer-songwriter, composer, and filmmaker

Birth (75th anniversary)

1944

Michael <strong>Nyman</strong> Michael Nyman, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, English composer of minimalist music, pianist, librettist and musicologist

Birth (76th anniversary)

1938

Bruno Bulgarelli, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, Italian opera singer

Birth (82th anniversary)

1935

Emiliya Pavlovskaya, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, Soviet Russian pedagogue and singer

Death (age 81)

1933

Norman Bailey, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, English singer

Birth (87th anniversary)

Leonas Baltrus, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, Lithuanian singer

Birth (87th anniversary)

1920

Pierre Mollet, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, Canadian opera singer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

Geoffrey Bush, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, British composer, organist and scholar

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

Roza Tamarkina, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, Soviet pianist

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

Nybia Mariño, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, Uruguayan pianist

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1913

1895

Dane Rudhyar, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, French-born American author, composer, and humanistic astrologer

Birth

Fritzi Jokl, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Birth

1877

Caroline Unger, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, Austro-Hungarian contralto

Death (age 73)

1869

Charles Lucas, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, English cellist, composer and Principal of the Royal Academy of Music

Death (age 60)

1849

Vojtěch Hlaváč, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, Czech composer, choirmaster, organist and inventor

Birth

1844

1832

Wilhelm Würfel, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, Czech conductor, music educator, composer and pianist

Death (age 41)

1826

1821

Bernhard Anselm Weber, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, German music director and composer

Death (age 56)

1811

Wilhelm Taubert, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, German pianist, composer and conductor

Birth

1795

Leopold Jansa, Anniversaries (March 23), Classical music history, Czech violinist, music educator and composer

Birth

1789

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