On This Day

Year 1875 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jan 5 Charles Garnier's new Opera opens in Paris
  • Mar 3 Georges Bizet's last and greatest opera "Carmen" premieres at the Opéra-Comique in Paris, France
  • Mar 14 Bedřich Smetana's symphonic poem "Vysehrad" premieres
  • Oct 25 The first performance of the Piano Concerto No. 1 by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is given in Boston, Massachusetts with Hans von Bülow as soloist