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.
May 12: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For May 12, there are no less than 91 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Giulietta Simionato (110th anniversary, Birth), Carl Fredrik Lundqvist (100th anniversary, Death), Vladimir Aleksandrovitsj Sabinin (90th anniversary, Death), Stella Kleindienst (70th anniversary, Birth), Armstrong Gibbs (60th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.