Music anniversaries to be commemorated on December 18: 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.
December 18: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For December 18, there are no less than 80 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Josep Coll i Britapaja (181th anniversary, Birth), Edward MacDowell (161th anniversary, Birth), Rita Streich (101th anniversary, Birth), W. Stephen Smith (71th anniversary, Birth), Paul Tortelier (31th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.