Music anniversaries to be commemorated on March 24: 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 24: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For March 24, there are no less than 104 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Amédée de Vallombrosa (140th anniversary, Birth), Lahja Linko (130th anniversary, Birth), Jacques Chailley (110th anniversary, Birth), Cristóbal Halffter (90th anniversary, Birth), Anatoliy Mokrenko (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 24

 

March 24

2020

Kari Onstad, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, Norwegian actor and singer

Death (age 79)

0th anniversary    (2020)

Anatoliy Mokrenko, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, Ukrainian operatic baritone

Death (age 87)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2017

Miquel Roger Casamada, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, Spanish music producer, teaching and composer

Death (age 62)

2015

Pauli Kurikka, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, television presenter, opera singer

Death (age 88)

2009

2002

1992

Noémie Pérugia, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, French singer and opera singer

Death (age 88)

1991

1987

1985

George London, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, opera singer from Canada

Death (age 64)

1983

Flavio <strong>Ferri-Benedetti</strong> Flavio Ferri-Benedetti, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, Italian countertenor

Birth (37th anniversary)

1982

1980

Ján Gajdoš, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, organist, organ builder, composer, choir director

Death (age 76)

1976

Ekaterina <strong>Semenchuk</strong> Ekaterina Semenchuk, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, Russian opera singer

Birth (44th anniversary)

1971

Topi Lehtipuu, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, Finnish singer

Birth (49th anniversary)

1965

Morten Frank Larsen, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, Danish opera singer

Birth (55th anniversary)

Oliver Widmer, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, Swiss opera singer (bass-baritone)

Birth (55th anniversary)

1962

Angèle <strong>Dubeau</strong> Angèle Dubeau, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, Canadian violinist

Birth (58th anniversary)

1956

Michelle Boudreau, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, Canadian Composer

Birth (64th anniversary)

1955

Thierry Alla, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, composer, musicologist, professeur des universités

Birth (65th anniversary)

1952

1951

Svein Bjørkøy, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, Norwegian singer and professor

Birth (69th anniversary)

1949

1944

1943

1938

Holger Czukay, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, German bass-guitarist and co-founder of "Can"

Birth

1937

Benjamin <strong>Luxon</strong> Benjamin Luxon, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, British opera singer

Birth (83th anniversary)

1936

Rudolf von Procházka, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, Czech composer, lawyer and nobleman

Death (age 72)

1930

1928

Byron Janis, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (92th anniversary)

1926

Ventsislav Yankov, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, Bulgarian pianist

Birth (94th anniversary)

1922

Charlotte Holloman, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, American opera singer and voice teacher

Birth

1916

Enrique <strong>Granados</strong> Enrique Granados, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, Spanish pianist and composer

Death (age 48)

1882

1878

Albín Mašek, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, Czech composer, choirmaster and organist

Death (age 73)

1858

Jan Šantl, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, Czech playwright, historian, composer, notary, judge and mayor

Death (age 59)

1855

Josef Jiránek, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and pianist

Birth

1838

Thomas Attwood, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, English composer and organist

Death (age 72)

1834

José Parada y Barreto, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, Spanish composer and writer (1834-1886)

Birth

1829

1826

Jakob Haibel, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, Austrian composer, operatic tenor and choirmaster

Death (age 63)

1821

Mathilde Marchesi, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, German mezzo-soprano and singing teacher

Birth

1773

Pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, French conductor, composer, cellist and music educator

Birth

1762

 

1758

Nivard Sommer, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, Czech composer, organist and religious (1713-1758)

Death (age 45)

1654

Samuel <strong>Scheidt</strong> Samuel Scheidt, Anniversaries (March 24), Classical music history, German composer, organist and teacher

Death (age 66)

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