Music anniversaries to be commemorated on August 16: births, premieres...
Thousands of anniversaries. In 2022, 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.
August 16: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 16, there are no less than 77 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Vincenzo Negrini (181th anniversary, Death), Marguerite Carré (141th anniversary, Birth), Zofia Fedyczkowska (121th anniversary, Birth), Charles Lenepveu (111th anniversary, Death), Franz Welser-Möst (61th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.