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 18: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For February 18, there are no less than 88 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Christian Heinrich Rinck (250th anniversary, Birth), George Henschel (170th anniversary, Birth), Cezar Florin Cezar (40th anniversary, Birth), Sungbong Choi (30th anniversary, Birth), Ariel Ramírez (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 18
Victor Martens, Anniversaries (February 18), Classical music history, Victor Martens. Tenor, teacher, conductor, b Yarrow, east of Vancouver, 18 Feb 1931; ARCT 1955, BA (Waterloo Lutheran) 1963. Victor Martens. Tenor, teacher, conductor, b Yarrow, east...