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.
March 8: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For March 8, there are no less than 89 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Franco Faccio (180th anniversary, Birth), Jaroslav Kocián (70th anniversary, Death), Zoltán Nyári (50th anniversary, Birth), Erkki Aaltonen (30th anniversary, Death), Ursula Brömme (20th 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 March 8
Antigoni Goni, Anniversaries (March 8), Classical music history, Greek guitarist, recording artist, and concertizer, and the founder and Chair of the Pre-College Division of the Guitar Department at the Juilliard School
Birth (51th anniversary)