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.
January 4: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For January 4, there are no less than 84 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (310th anniversary, Birth), Johann Friedrich Agricola (300th anniversary, Birth), Hedvig Wigert (240th anniversary, Death), Giovanni Battista Mancini (220th anniversary, Death), Gábor Gabos (90th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.