On This Day

Events in Music in 1818

  • Jun 10 Pesaro opera theater opens with Gioacchino Rossini's "La gaza ladra"

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Oct 24 Felix Mendelssohn aged 9 performs his first public concert in Berlin

Composer and Pianist Felix Mendelssohn
Composer and Pianist
Felix Mendelssohn
  • Dec 24 Christmas carol "Silent Night" composed by Franz Xaver Gruber is first sung at St Nicholas parish church in Oberndorf, Austria