Music anniversaries to be commemorated on August 20: 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 20: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 20, there are no less than 74 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Bernard de Bury (301th anniversary, Birth), Rita Montaner (121th anniversary, Birth), Arthur Coquard (111th anniversary, Death), Etelka Gerster (101th anniversary, Death), Maurice Gendron (31th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.