Music anniversaries to be commemorated on May 8: 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 8: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For May 8, there are no less than 77 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Tola Mankiewiczówna (121th anniversary, Birth), Heather Harper (91th anniversary, Birth), Lepo Sumera (71th anniversary, Birth), Hugo Alfvén (61th anniversary, Death), Luigi Nono (31th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.