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.
June 10: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For June 10, there are no less than 78 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Joseph Daussoigne-Méhul (230th anniversary, Birth), Johann Abraham Peter Schulz (220th anniversary, Death), Hariclea Darclée (160th anniversary, Birth), Laurent Petitgirard (70th anniversary, Birth), Mark-Anthony Turnage (60th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.