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 28: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For June 28, there are no less than 79 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Fritz Rieger (110th anniversary, Birth), Nikolai Karetnikov (90th anniversary, Birth), Tekla Griebel-Wandall (80th anniversary, Death), H. Balfour Gardiner (70th anniversary, Death), José Iturbi (40th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.