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 16: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For February 16, there are no less than 113 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Chrétien Urhan (230th anniversary, Birth), Émile Durand (190th anniversary, Birth), Evgeny Golubev (110th anniversary, Birth), Karsten Andersen (100th anniversary, Birth), Eldbjørg Hemsing (30th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.