Thousands of anniversaries. In 2021, 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 24: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For April 24, there are no less than 94 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Georg Hellmesberger (220th anniversary, Birth), Antonino Gandolfo Brancaleone (200th anniversary, Birth), Louis Alexandre Piccinni (170th anniversary, Death), Vadim Brodski (70th anniversary, Birth), Catrin Finch (40th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.