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 7: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For April 7, there are no less than 71 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Antonio Brizzi (250th anniversary, Birth), Rudolf Nováček (160th anniversary, Birth), Martha Atwood (70th anniversary, Death), Leif Ove Andsnes (50th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.
All important anniversaries to commemorate a April 7
Percy Faith, Anniversaries (April 7), Classical music history, Canadian bandleader, orchestrator, composer and conductor, known for his lush arrangements of pop and Christmas standards (1908-1976)