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 13: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 13, there are no less than 76 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Auguste Netz (190th anniversary, Birth), Frederic Toulmouche (170th anniversary, Birth), Elizabeth Fretwell (100th anniversary, Birth), Margarethe Bence (90th anniversary, Birth), Flavio Colusso (60th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.