Events in Music in 1846

  • Jun 28 Saxophone is patented by Antoine-Joseph "Adolfe" Sax

Music History

Aug 26 Felix Mendelssohn's oratorio "Elijah" premieres at the Birmingham Festival in England

  • Nov 5 Robert Schumann's 2nd Symphony in C premieres at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, Germany, with Felix Mendelssohn conducting

Music History

Dec 6 Hector Berlioz's dramatic oratorio "La Damnation de Faust" by Hector Berlioz at the Opéra-Comique, Paris