On This Day

Events in Music in 1762

  • Feb 2 Thomas Arnes' opera "Artaxerxes" premieres in London

Music History

Jul 10 Louis-François Roubiliac's monument to George Frideric Handel is unveiled at Westminster Abbey in London

  • Oct 5 Opera "Orfeo Ed Euridice" by Christoph Willibald Gluck is first produced in Vienna in front of Empress Maria Theresa.