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.
March 17: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For March 17, there are no less than 94 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Antonín Reichenauer (290th anniversary, Death), Guillermo Uribe Holguín (140th anniversary, Birth), Werner Jaegerhuber (120th anniversary, Birth), John La Montaine (100th anniversary, Birth), Nanette Guilford (30th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.