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.
July 7: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For July 7, there are no less than 70 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Johann Tobias Krebs (330th anniversary, Birth), Gustav Mahler (160th anniversary, Birth), Reino Volanen (130th anniversary, Birth), Emilio Usiglio (110th anniversary, Death), Marcel Merkès (100th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.