Music anniversaries to be commemorated on May 20: births, premieres...
Thousands of anniversaries. In 2022, 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 20: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For May 20, there are no less than 78 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Adelaide Tosi (221th anniversary, Birth), Gustave Vogt (151th anniversary, Death), Jean-Baptiste Weckerlin (111th anniversary, Death), Hephzibah Menuhin (101th anniversary, Birth), Jean-Pierre Rampal (21th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.