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.
December 1: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For December 1, there are no less than 83 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Marie Ondříčková (150th anniversary, Birth), Platon Stroganov (140th anniversary, Birth), Dona fils (120th anniversary, Birth), Witold Szpingier (60th anniversary, Death), Helen Boatwright (10th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.