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.
August 10: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 10, there are no less than 67 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Sébastien de Brossard (290th anniversary, Death), Samuel Arnold (280th anniversary, Birth), Josephine Fodor (150th anniversary, Death), Jorma Panula (90th anniversary, Birth), Bernd Alois Zimmermann (50th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.