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 22: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 22, there are no less than 53 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Joseph Schütz (230th anniversary, Birth), Vasily Dekhteryov (110th anniversary, Birth), Raffaele Arié (100th anniversary, Birth), Dorothy Dorow (90th anniversary, Birth), Anatoliy Ponomarenko (0th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.