Events in Music in 1887

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Feb 5 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Otello" premieres at La Scala in Italy

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Composer
Giuseppe Verdi
  • May 18 Emmanuel Chabrier's opera "Le Roi Malgré Luis" premieres in Paris
  • May 25 Gas lamp at Paris Opera catches fire; 200 die
  • Nov 23 Opera "Trumpeter of Säckingen" 1st American production (NYC)