*To access all available languages from a Mobile phone switch to a desktop version in the browser settings, choose a desired language and switch back to a Mobile version. You only need to do it once.


Events in March 2024

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
February 26, 2024
February 27, 2024
February 28, 2024
February 29, 2024
March 1, 2024(1 event)

All day: Birthday of Giulio Briccialdi

All day
March 1, 2024

Giulio Briccialdi (Terni, on March 1 or 2, 1818). He began studying flute with his father. At 14-year-old, Briccialdi moved to Rome to pursue a musical career and avoid family pressure to join the priesthood. His first appointment was to the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome at the age of 17. While in Rome he studied composition and, in 1835, began teaching flute at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia. He then moved to Naples, where he was the flute teacher for the royal family. He was considered one of the most talented flutist of his century.

More information

March 2, 2024
March 3, 2024
March 4, 2024
March 5, 2024
March 6, 2024(1 event)

All day: Birthday of Doriot Anthony Dwyer

All day
March 6, 2024

Doriot Anthony Dwyer (March 6, 1922 – March 14, 2020) was an American flutist. She was one of the first women to be awarded principal chair for a major U.S. orchestra (following hornist Helen Kotas, who was appointed principal horn of the Chicago Symphony in 1941. She was the principal flute for the Boston Symphony Orchestra from 1952 until 1990. She was second flute for the National Symphony Orchestra and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. She was an Adjunct Professor of Music at Boston University.

More information

March 7, 2024
March 8, 2024
March 9, 2024
March 10, 2024
March 11, 2024
March 12, 2024
March 13, 2024(2 events)

All day: Birthday of Friedrich Kuhlau

All day
March 13, 2024

Friedrich Kuhlau (Hanover, March 13, 1786). When he was seven years old, he had the misfortune to lose the sight of one eye through a fall. He received lessons on flute, piano, violin and composition. "Chamber musician to the King of Denmark". He wrote a lot of music for flute.

More information

All day: Birthday of Michel Blavet

All day
March 13, 2024

Michel Blavet (Besançon, March 13, 1700) was a French composer and flute virtuoso. Although Blavet taught himself to play almost every instrument, he specialized in the bassoon and the flute which he held to the left, the opposite of how most flutists hold theirs today. Quantz wrote of Blavet: "His amiable disposition and engaging manner gives rise to a lasting friendship between us and I am much indebted to him for his numerous acts of kindness."

More information

March 14, 2024
March 15, 2024
March 16, 2024
March 17, 2024(1 event)

All day: Birthday of Giuseppe Gariboldi

All day
March 17, 2024

Giuseppe Gariboldi (Macerata, March 17, 1833) was an Italian flautist and composer. In 1856, after studies with Giuseppe D'Aloe, he moved to Paris, where he worked as a composer and flute virtuoso. From 1859 to 1861, he concerted in Belgium, Netherlands, England and Austria. During the Franco-Prussian War, in 1870, he worked in the Red Cross. From 1871 to 1895, he taught flute and composition at the college Rollen (now Lycée Jacques-Decour) in Paris. In 1905, he returned with his family in Italy.

More information

March 18, 2024
March 19, 2024
March 20, 2024
March 21, 2024
March 22, 2024
March 23, 2024
March 24, 2024
March 25, 2024
March 26, 2024
March 27, 2024
March 28, 2024
March 29, 2024
March 30, 2024
March 31, 2024