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 17: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For May 17, there are no less than 94 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Johann Friedrich Hugo von Dalberg (260th anniversary, Birth), Louise Michaëli (190th anniversary, Birth), Antonio Scontrino (170th anniversary, Birth), Marie Proksch (120th anniversary, Death), Yvonne Loriod (10th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.