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 9: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For March 9, there are no less than 96 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Jean-Georges Kastner (210th anniversary, Birth), Alexandre Luigini (170th anniversary, Birth), Samuel Barber (110th anniversary, Birth), Thomas Schippers (90th anniversary, Birth), Anton Coppola (0th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.