Thousands of anniversaries. In 2021, 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.
February 11: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For February 11, there are no less than 90 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Ignaz Assmayer (230th anniversary, Birth), Peter Arnold Heise (190th anniversary, Birth), Leopold Eugen Měchura (150th anniversary, Death), Emil Ábrányi (50th anniversary, Death), Irina Arkhipova (10th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.