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.
April 23: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For April 23, there are no less than 72 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Loreto Vittori (350th anniversary, Death), Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria (240th anniversary, Death), Henry Barraud (120th anniversary, Birth), Gemma Bellincioni (70th anniversary, Death), Barry Douglas (60th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.