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.
January 18: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For January 18, there are no less than 91 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Antonín Pokorný (130th anniversary, Birth), Henri Carol (110th anniversary, Birth), Yukinori Tezuka (80th anniversary, Birth), Julia Biszak Sarkany (70th anniversary, Birth), Pierre Barbizet (30th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.