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 2: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 2, there are no less than 77 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Henri-Étienne Dérivis (240th anniversary, Birth), Georg Oeggl (120th anniversary, Birth), Joan Albert Amargós (70th anniversary, Birth), Masao Murata (30th anniversary, Birth), Leon Fleisher (0th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.
All important anniversaries to commemorate a August 2
Carlos Chávez, Anniversaries (August 2), Classical music history, Mexican composer, conductor, music theorist, educator, journalist, and founder of the Mexican Symphonic Orchestra (1899-1978)
Death (age 79)