Music anniversaries to be commemorated on August 19: births, premieres...
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.
August 19: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 19, there are no less than 65 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Johann Georg Witthauer (270th anniversary, Birth), Jean-Baptiste Accolay (120th anniversary, Death), Józef Świder (90th anniversary, Birth), Anita Ammersfeld (70th anniversary, Birth), Maki Mori (50th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.