March 2019: the main classical music anniversaries to celebrate

Every month, composers and musicians to remember! Classical music and opera have brought out tens of thousands of artists, are performed in thousands of venues and their composers have written scores in great numbers throughout 10 centuries of history. From January 1 to December 31, there are therefore many opportunities to remember a composer or discover an artist, to explore a genre or to expand a work' s knowledge.

March 2019 : essential commemorations

2019 is, as every year, an opportunity to celebrate many centenarians or multi-centenarians related to classical music and opera. In March 2019, some well-known or not so famous artists, composers or musicians, are to be commemorated: Karel Bautzký (100th anniversary, Death), Joseph Darcier (200th anniversary, Birth), Gialdino Gialdini (100th anniversary, Death), Michael Gielen (0th anniversary, Death), Axel Sellergren (100th anniversary, Death)... and many more.

What's next? Every month, dozens of anniversaries are good reasons to discover a work, to rediscover a musician. Next month? April 2019... In a year? March 2020...

Michael <strong>Gielen</strong>
Gielen

Day by day, all celebrations for March 2019

 

March 2019

01

Pietro Canonica, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, Italian painter (1869-1959)

150th anniversary (Birth)

03

Karel Bautzký, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, Czech composer and organist

100th anniversary (Death)

Bożena Brun-Barańska, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, Polish actress

100th anniversary (Birth)

04

Bernard <strong>Haitink</strong> Bernard Haitink, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, Dutch conductor and violinist

90th anniversary (Birth)

05

Joseph Darcier, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, French actor and singer

200th anniversary (Birth)

06

Kiri Te <strong>Kanawa</strong> Kiri Te Kanawa, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, New Zealand opera singer

75th anniversary (Birth)

Gialdino Gialdini, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, Italian composer and conductor

100th anniversary (Death)

07

Johann Georg <strong>Albrechtsberger</strong> Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, Austrian music educator, composer and organist

210th anniversary (Death)

08

Antigoni Goni, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, Greek guitarist, recording artist, and concertizer, and the founder and Chair of the Pre-College Division of the Guitar Department at the Juilliard School

50th anniversary (Birth)

10

Lorenzo Da da <strong>Ponte</strong> Lorenzo Da da Ponte, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, Italian librettist

270th anniversary (Birth)

Pablo de <strong>Sarasate</strong> Pablo de Sarasate, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, Spanish violinist and composer

175th anniversary (Birth)

Axel Sellergren, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, Swedish actor

100th anniversary (Death)

Franz Schwarz, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, Austrian opera singer

100th anniversary (Death)

11

Hans Keller, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, Austrian-British musician and writer

100th anniversary (Birth)

12

Yehudi <strong>Menuhin</strong> Yehudi Menuhin, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, American violinist and conductor (1916–1999)

20th anniversary (Death)

13

Pancho <strong>Vladigerov</strong> Pancho Vladigerov, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, Bulgarian musician

120th anniversary (Birth)

Susanna <strong>Mälkki</strong> Susanna Mälkki, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, Finnish conductor and cellist

50th anniversary (Birth)

16

András Faragó, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, Hungarian opera singer

100th anniversary (Birth)

Akihiro Tsukatani, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, Japanese economist and composer (1919-1995)

100th anniversary (Birth)

17

Josef von <strong>Rheinberger</strong> Josef von Rheinberger, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, German organist and composer

180th anniversary (Birth)

21

Evald <strong>Aav</strong> Evald Aav, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, Estonian composer and choirmaster.

80th anniversary (Death)

Nicola Sgrò, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, Italian conductor and composer

Death

23

Charles Lucas, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, English cellist, composer and Principal of the Royal Academy of Music

150th anniversary (Death)

Michael <strong>Nyman</strong> Michael Nyman, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, English composer of minimalist music, pianist, librettist and musicologist

75th anniversary (Birth)

Pierre Kolp, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, Belgian composer

50th anniversary (Birth)

25

Johann Adolph <strong>Hasse</strong> Johann Adolph Hasse, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, German composer, singer and teacher

320th anniversary (Birth)

Pietro Paolo Laurenti, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, Italian composer and singer

300th anniversary (Death)

Salvatore Viganò, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, Italian composer and dancer

250th anniversary (Birth)

27

Thomas Fritsch, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, German composer

400th anniversary (Death)

28

Jacob Avshalomov, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, Jewish-American composer and conductor

100th anniversary (Birth)

Paul Doktor, Celebrations (March 2019), Classical music, American musician

100th anniversary (Birth)

See also...

Others celebrations

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