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.
September 19: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For September 19, there are no less than 84 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Stanislas Champein (190th anniversary, Death), Joseph August Röckel (150th anniversary, Death), Myron William Whitney (110th anniversary, Death), Karen Khachaturian (100th anniversary, Birth), László Polgár (10th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.