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.
May 13: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For May 13, there are no less than 77 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Hermann Levi (120th anniversary, Death), Gareth Morris (100th anniversary, Birth), Pauline de Ahna (70th anniversary, Death), Olivier Greif (20th anniversary, Death), Gabriel Bacquier (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 May 13
Luciano Della Pergola, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, Luciano Della Pergola. Tenor, teacher, producer, b Bucharest 23 Jun 1910, of Italian parents, naturalized Canadian 1961, d Montreal 13 May 1991
Death (age 80)