On This Day

Events in Music in 1842

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 7 Gioachino Rossini's cantata "Stabat Mater" premieres in Paris

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Mar 3 1st performance of Felix Mendelssohn's 3rd "Scottish" Symphony

Composer and Pianist Felix Mendelssohn
Composer and Pianist
Felix Mendelssohn

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Mar 9 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Nabucco" premieres in Milan

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Composer
Giuseppe Verdi
  • Nov 17 Opera "Linda di Chamounix" is produced (London)
  • Dec 7 New York Philharmonic's 1st concert
  • Dec 9 Mikhail Glinka's opera "Russlan and Ludmilla" premieres in Petersburg