Year 1868 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Mar 5 Arrigo Boito's opera "Mefistofele" premieres in Milan
  • Mar 9 The opera "Hamlet" by Ambroise Thomas premieres in Paris
  • Apr 10 1st performance of Johannes Brahms' "A German Requiem"
  • May 9 Anton Bruckner's 1st Symphony in C, premieres
  • May 16 BedÅ™ich Smetana's opera "Dalibor" premieres at the New Town Theatre in Prague
  • Jun 21 Wagner's opera "Meistersinger von Nuernberg" premieres in Munich
  • Oct 22 Jacques Offenbach's opera "Genevieve de Brabant" premieres in NYC