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 9: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For February 9, there are no less than 79 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Ferdinando Carulli (250th anniversary, Birth), Lucilla Udovich (90th anniversary, Birth), Ernő von Dohnányi (60th anniversary, Death), Jacques Hétu (10th anniversary, Death), Mirella Freni (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 9
Percy Faith, Anniversaries (February 9), Classical music history, Canadian bandleader, orchestrator, composer and conductor, known for his lush arrangements of pop and Christmas standards (1908-1976)
Death (age 67)