On This Day

Events in Music in 1824

  • Mar 7 Giacomo Meyerbeers opera "Il Crociati in Egitto" (The Crusader in Egypt) premieres at La Fenice in Venice with famous castrato Giovanni Battista Velluti singing

Music Premiere

Mar 24 1st performance of Ludwig van Beethoven's "Missa Solemnis" in St. Petersburg

Music History

Jul 30 Gioachino Rossini becomes manager of Theatre Italian, Paris