Music anniversaries to be commemorated on February 29: births, premieres...

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 29: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For February 29, there are no less than 21 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: George Bridgetower (160th anniversary, Death), Reed Miller (140th anniversary, Birth), Ivan Petrov (100th anniversary, Birth), Odile Pierre (0th 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 29

 

February 29

2020

Odile Pierre, Anniversaries (February 29), Classical music history, French organist

Death (age 87)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2012

Miloš Vacek, Anniversaries (February 29), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer, choirmaster and organist

Death (age 83)

2004

Witold Rudziński, Anniversaries (February 29), Classical music history, Polish conductor and composer

Death (age 90)

1992

1944

Durward Lely, Anniversaries (February 29), Classical music history, British opera singer and actor

Death (age 91)

1936

1920

Ivan Petrov, Anniversaries (February 29), Classical music history, Russian singer (1920-2003)

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

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