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 8: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For February 8, there are no less than 87 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Filippo Acciaiuoli (320th anniversary, Death), Antonio Angeleri (140th anniversary, Death), Georges Gillet (100th anniversary, Death), Barbara Hesse-Bukowska (90th anniversary, Birth), Lotta Wennäkoski (50th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.