Thousands of anniversaries. In 2020, 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 4: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 4, there are no less than 69 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Louis-Henri Obin (200th anniversary, Birth), William Schuman (110th anniversary, Birth), Vladimir Rebikov (100th anniversary, Death), Siegfried Wagner (90th anniversary, Death), Deborah Voigt (60th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.