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.
February 12: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For February 12, there are no less than 92 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Jan Ladislav Dussek (260th anniversary, Birth), Clementine von Schuch (170th anniversary, Birth), Charles Jauquier (100th anniversary, Birth), André Souris (50th anniversary, Death), George Britton (10th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.
All important anniversaries to commemorate a February 12
Rafael Calleja Gómez, Anniversaries (February 12), Classical music history, Spanish composer and conductor (1870-1938). Conductor of Teatro Real de Madrid and Teatro de la Zarzuela. Founder with other composers (Ruperto Chapí, Sinesio Delgado, Carlos Arniches, Salvador Videgain Gómez) in 1899 of rights society Sociedad d...
Death (age 67)