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.
October 7: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For October 7, there are no less than 80 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Giovanni Battista Fontana (390th anniversary, Death), Samuel Webbe (280th anniversary, Birth), Zofia Rabcewicz (150th anniversary, Birth), Fredrika Stenhammar (140th anniversary, Death), Rakhilia Miftakhova (80th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.