On This Day in Music for November 5

Events in Music

  • 1846 Robert Schumann's 2nd Symphony in C premieres
  • 1882 Bedřich Smetana's "Má Vlast" premieres at Žofín Palace, Prague
  • 1883 Edward Harrigan's musical farce "Cordelia's Aspirations" premieres at Theatre Comique, NYC
  • 1894 Richard Strauss' tone poem "Till Eulenspiegel" premieres
  • 1901 Debut concert of the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Emil Młynarski; program features Zygmunt Stojowski's Symphony in D minor (Op. 21)
  • 1919 Ir à Steringa Idzerda begins hosting "soirée-musical" on Dutch radio
  • 1955 The rebuilt Vienna State Opera reopens after it was destroyed in World War II, with Ludwig van Beethoven's "Fidelio"
  • 1967 The Hither Green rail crash in the United Kingdom kills 49 people. The survivors include Bee Gee Robin Gibb.
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