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 30: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For April 30, there are no less than 67 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Louis Gassier (200th anniversary, Birth), Franz Lehár (150th anniversary, Birth), Margrethe Lendrop (100th anniversary, Death), Olga Björkegren (70th anniversary, Death), Jarosław Drzewiecki (60th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.