Events in Music in 1843

The Flying Dutchman

Jan 2 Richard Wagner's opera "The Flying Dutchman" premieres in Dresden, Germany

  • Jan 3 Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Don Pasquale" premieres in Paris

Music Premiere

Feb 11 Giuseppe Verdi's dramatic opera "I Lombardi" premieres at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy

  • Nov 27 Opera "Bohemian Girl" by Michael William Balfe with a libretto by Alfred Bunn first produced in London

Music History

Dec 4 Robert Schumann's "Das Paradies und die Peri" premieres in Leipzig