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 24: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For December 24, there are no less than 93 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Julius Korngold (160th anniversary, Birth), Oskar Nedbal (90th anniversary, Death), Libby Larsen (70th anniversary, Birth), Alec Wilder (40th anniversary, Death), Eino Tamberg (10th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.