Music anniversaries to be commemorated on October 3: 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.

October 3: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For October 3, there are no less than 65 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Georg Matthias Monn (270th anniversary, Death), Ludwig Wenzel Lachnith (200th anniversary, Death), Felix von Kraus (150th anniversary, Birth), Walter Streckfuß (120th anniversary, Birth), Eleanor Steber (30th 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 October 3

 

October 3

2000

1992

1986

Giovanna Maira, Anniversaries (October 3), Classical music history, Brazilian opera singer

Birth (34th anniversary)

1984

Sean Kennard, Anniversaries (October 3), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (36th anniversary)

1977

Cornel Frey, Anniversaries (October 3), Classical music history, Swiss singer and opera singer

Birth (43th anniversary)

1973

Oliver Schnyder, Anniversaries (October 3), Classical music history, Swiss classical pianist

Birth (47th anniversary)

1967

Malcolm <strong>Sargent</strong> Malcolm Sargent, Anniversaries (October 3), Classical music history, English conductor, organist and composer

Death (age 72)

1963

Michel Bosc, Anniversaries (October 3), Classical music history, French composer

Birth (57th anniversary)

1961

Ludger Stühlmeyer, Anniversaries (October 3), Classical music history, German composer, music director and music historian

Birth (59th anniversary)

1960

Julian <strong>Grant</strong> Julian Grant, Anniversaries (October 3), Classical music history, British composer

Birth (60th anniversary)

1959

Frank Blees, Anniversaries (October 3), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (61th anniversary)

1954

En Shao, Anniversaries (October 3), Classical music history, Chinese conductor

Birth (66th anniversary)

1953

Arnold <strong>Bax</strong> Arnold Bax, Anniversaries (October 3), Classical music history, English composer and poet

Death (age 69)

1945

1943

Bill McGlaughlin, Anniversaries (October 3), Classical music history, American composer, conductor, musicologist and music educator

Birth (77th anniversary)

1941

Ruggero <strong>Raimondi</strong> Ruggero Raimondi, Anniversaries (October 3), Classical music history, Italian opera singer

Birth (79th anniversary)

1936

Steve <strong>Reich</strong> Steve Reich, Anniversaries (October 3), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (84th anniversary)

1934

Henri <strong>Marteau</strong> Henri Marteau, Anniversaries (October 3), Classical music history, French violinist and composer

Death (age 60)

1928

Constance Fisher, Anniversaries (October 3), Classical music history, Constance Fisher. Stage director, soprano, b Hamilton, Ont, 3 Oct 1928; ARCT piano 1950, ARCT voice 1951. Constance Fisher. Stage director, soprano, b Hamilton, On...

Birth (92th anniversary)

1925

Marija Aleškevičiūtė, Anniversaries (October 3), Classical music history, Lithuanian opera singer

Birth (95th anniversary)

1918

1917

1893

František Pícha, Anniversaries (October 3), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and collector of regional songs

Birth

1882

Adelaide Phillipps, Anniversaries (October 3), Classical music history, American opera singer (1833-1882)

Death (age 48)

1870

Felix von Kraus, Anniversaries (October 3), Classical music history, Austrian opera singer

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1865

 

1820

Ludwig Wenzel Lachnith, Anniversaries (October 3), Classical music history, Czech hornist and composer

Death (age 74)

200th anniversary    (2020)

1795

1750

Georg Matthias Monn, Anniversaries (October 3), Classical music history, Austrian composer, organist and music teacher

Death (age 33)

1646

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