On This Day

Events in Music in 1862

  • Feb 8 Opera "Lily of Killarney" premieres in London
  • Feb 28 Charles Gounod's opera "La Reine de Saba" premieres in Paris
  • Aug 9 Berlioz' opera "Beatrice et Benedict" premieres in Baden-Baden
  • Nov 11 Opera "La Forza Del Destino" is produced (St Petersburg Russia)