Year 1893 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Feb 9 Giuseppe Verdi's comic opera "Falstaff" premieres at La Scala in Milan, Italy
  • Mar 11 Carlos Gardel and his mother, Berthe Gardès, arrive in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Jun 1 Opera "Falstaff" is produced (Berlin)
  • Oct 28 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky conducts first performance of his Symphony Number Six in B minor, "Pathetique", in St. Petersburg, Russia, 9 days before his death
  • Dec 15 Preview performance of Antonín Dvořák's Symphony No. 9 - "New World Symphony" draws a crowd to Carnegie Hall, New York [1]
  • Dec 16 Antonín Dvořák's Symphony No. 9 - "New World Symphony" premieres at Carnegie Hall, New York
  • Dec 23 Opera "Hansel und Gretel" by Engelbert Humperdinck and his sister Adelheid Wette premieres in Weimar, conducted by Richard Strauss