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.
April 16: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For April 16, there are no less than 82 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Józef Stefani (220th anniversary, Birth), Elsa Bland (140th anniversary, Birth), John Barnett (130th anniversary, Death), Marcella Crudeli (80th anniversary, Birth), Kenneth Gilbert (0th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.