Music anniversaries to be commemorated on March 9: 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 9: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For March 9, there are no less than 96 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Jean-Georges Kastner (210th anniversary, Birth), Alexandre Luigini (170th anniversary, Birth), Samuel Barber (110th anniversary, Birth), Thomas Schippers (90th anniversary, Birth), Anton Coppola (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 9

 

March 9

2020

Valentina Savelievna Savitskaya, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, Russian opera singer

Death (age 93)

0th anniversary    (2020)

Anton <strong>Coppola</strong> Anton Coppola, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, American conductor

Death (age 102)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2017

2015

Boris Vajda, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, opera singer (1933-2015)

Death (age 82)

2012

Agustí Cohí Grau, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, Spanish composer and educationist (1921-2012)

Death (age 90)

2009

2006

Anna <strong>Moffo</strong> Anna Moffo, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, American opera singer, television personality, and dramatic actress

Death (age 73)

2002

2001

Noa <strong>Wildschut</strong> Noa Wildschut, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, Dutch violinist

Birth (19th anniversary)

1999

Harry Somers, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, English-Canadian composer

Death (age 73)

1990

Martial Singher, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, American opera singer (1904-1990)

Death (age 85)

1984

Vladimir Politkovsky, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 91)

1983

Lígia Moreno, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, Brazilian pianist

Birth (37th anniversary)

1980

Anna <strong>Clyne</strong> Anna Clyne, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, British composer

Birth (40th anniversary)

1978

L. Radley Flynn, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, British opera singer and actor

Death (age 75)

Christina Khosrowi, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (42th anniversary)

1976

Helena Juntunen, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, Finnish opera singer

Birth (44th anniversary)

1973

Ádám Horváth, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, Hungarian opera singer, ex-ministerial commissioner and director of the Hungarian Opera House

Birth (47th anniversary)

1972

Till Fellner, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, Austrian musician

Birth (48th anniversary)

1971

Pierre Jodlowski, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, French composer

Birth (49th anniversary)

1969

Stéphane Blet, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, French pianist

Birth (51th anniversary)

János Sárdy, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, Hungarian actor, opera singer

Death (age 61)

1965

Christiane Iven, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (55th anniversary)

1958

Michal Hromek, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, Czech composer

Birth (62th anniversary)

1956

Elena Szirmai, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, composer, instrumentalist, producer

Birth (64th anniversary)

Christoph Poppen, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, German conductor

Birth (64th anniversary)

1955

Louie René, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, British opera singer and actress

Death (age 83)

1953

1952

1951

Mikael Samuelson, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, Swedish opera singer

Birth (69th anniversary)

1950

Howard Shelley, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, British pianist and conductor

Birth (70th anniversary)

1949

Kalevi <strong>Aho</strong> Kalevi Aho, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, Finnish composer

Birth (71th anniversary)

1948

Richard Muenz, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, American actor

Birth (72th anniversary)

1940

1939

Benjamin Zander, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, English conductor working in Boston

Birth (81th anniversary)

1937

Azio Corghi, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, Italian composer

Birth (83th anniversary)

1936

Patricia Leonard, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, English contralto and mezzo-soprano (1936-2010)

Birth

1925

Tamara Nizhnikova, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer and music educator

Birth

1909

Adolph Grimminger, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, opera singer, poet, sculptor

Death (age 81)

1887

1875

Martin Shaw, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, British composer, theatre producer and conductor

Birth

1870

Théodore <strong>Labarre</strong> Théodore Labarre, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, French musician

Death (age 65)

150th anniversary    (2020)

1829

Darya Leonova, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, Russian opera singer and music educator (1829-1896)

Birth

1822

1800

Domenico Della-Maria, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, Italian and French musician and composer

Death (age 30)

 

1608

Caterina Martinelli, Anniversaries (March 9), Classical music history, Italian singer and opera singer

Death (age 19)

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