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 27: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 27, there are no less than 62 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Marie Parcello (160th anniversary, Birth), Aleksandr Ognivtsev (100th anniversary, Birth), Kaspar Zehnder (50th anniversary, Birth), André Marchal (40th anniversary, Death), Ada Thuma (30th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.