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Music releaseMusic Premiere

Jan 25 Felix Mendelssohn's "Wedding March" first played, at wedding of Queen Victoria's daughter Princess Victoria, to crown prince of Prussia

Composer and Pianist Felix Mendelssohn
Composer and Pianist
Felix Mendelssohn
Queen of the United Kingdom Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
Victoria
  • Jan 30 Charles Halle founds Halle Orchestra in Manchester, England
  • May 15 Royal Italian Opera opens in Covent Garden, London
  • Oct 21 Jacques Offenbach's opera "Orphée aux Enfers" premieres in Paris
  • Nov 9 1st performance of NY Symphony Orchestra