On This Day

Events in Music in 1823

Music Premiere

Feb 2 Gioachino Rossini's opera "Semiramide" premieres in Venice

  • Apr 24 Eugene Scribes opera "Le Menteur Veridique" premieres in Paris
  • May 8 "Home! Sweet Home!" by John Howard Payne is 1st sung in London

Music History

Oct 5 Carl Maria von Weber visits Ludwig van Beethoven

Theater Premiere

Dec 20 Play "Rosamunde, Princess of Cyprus" by Helmina von Chézy with incidental music by Franz Schubert premieres in Vienna