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 8: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For January 8, there are no less than 106 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Hans von Bülow (190th anniversary, Birth), Giorgio Ronconi (130th anniversary, Death), Abbey Simon (100th anniversary, Birth), Jani Christou (50th anniversary, Death), Otmar Suitner (10th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.