On This Day

Events in Music in 1859

  • Jan 22 Brahms' 1st piano concerto (in D minor) premieres in Hanover

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Feb 17 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Un Ballo in maschera" premieres in Napoli

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
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Giuseppe Verdi
  • Mar 19 Opera "Faust" by Charles Gounod premieres in Paris
  • Mar 28 1st performance of Johannes Brahms' 1st Serenade for orchestra
  • Apr 4 Opera "Dinorah" is produced (Paris)