Music anniversaries to be commemorated on March 2: 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 2: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For March 2, there are no less than 80 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: François Bouvard (260th anniversary, Death), Ignaz Schuppanzigh (190th anniversary, Death), Tom Burke (130th anniversary, Birth), Kurt Weill (120th anniversary, Birth), Robert Lloyd (80th 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 2

 

March 2

2018

Tair Akper, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, musician, composer, singer, lecturer

Death (age 72)

2005

Ivan Parík, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, Slovak composer (1936-2005)

Death (age 68)

2003

Hank Ballard, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, R&B recording artist; singer and songwriter

Death (age 75)

2000

Becky Horner, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (20th anniversary)

1984

Julie Reumert, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, Danish opera singer

Birth (36th anniversary)

1982

Ben Thapa, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, British singer

Birth (38th anniversary)

1974

Moritz Gogg, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Birth (46th anniversary)

1970

German Yukavsky, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, opera singer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

Anna Bethell, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, British actress and singer

Death (age 87)

1965

Cornelia Götz, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Birth (55th anniversary)

Hans Michael Sablotny, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Birth (55th anniversary)

1963

Adrianne <strong>Pieczonka</strong> Adrianne Pieczonka, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, Canadian musician

Birth (57th anniversary)

1961

Simone <strong>Young</strong> Simone Young, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, Australian conductor

Birth (59th anniversary)

Sara <strong>Mingardo</strong> Sara Mingardo, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, Italian opera singer

Birth (59th anniversary)

1955

1953

David Hykes, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, American music therapist

Birth (67th anniversary)

1952

Vladislav Yankovsky, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, Soviet and Russian clarinetist and conductor

Birth

1948

Dan Welcher, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (72th anniversary)

1947

Eline Biarga, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, Swiss singer and opera singer (1877-1947)

Death (age 69)

1944

Leif <strong>Segerstam</strong> Leif Segerstam, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, Finnish conductor and composer

Birth (76th anniversary)

1940

Robert Lloyd, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, English operatic bass

Birth (80th anniversary)

1938

Simon <strong>Estes</strong> Simon Estes, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (82th anniversary)

1932

Bertha Ehnn, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Death (age 84)

1922

Mario Zafred, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, Italian composer, music critic, and opera director

Birth

1917

Desi <strong>Arnaz</strong> Desi Arnaz, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, Cuban-born American musician, actor and television producer

Birth

 

1909

Urato Watanabe, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, conductor, musicologist, composer

Birth

1905

Marc <strong>Blitzstein</strong> Marc Blitzstein, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, American composer, lyricist, and librettist

Birth

1899

Luise Dustmann-Meyer, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, German singer, opera singer and music educator

Death (age 67)

1884

1838

Ludwig Abeille, Anniversaries (March 2), Classical music history, German classical pianist

Death (age 77)

1815

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