Music anniversaries to be commemorated on October 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.
October 20: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For October 20, there are no less than 78 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Julius Cornet (161th anniversary, Death), Michael William Balfe (151th anniversary, Death), Joanna Simon (81th anniversary, Birth), Elodie Lauten (71th anniversary, Birth), František Spilka (61th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.