Events in Music in 1862

Music Premiere

Feb 10 Julius Benedict and Dion Boucicault's opera "Lily of Killarney" premieres at Convent Garden in London

  • Feb 28 Charles Gounod's opera "La Reine de Saba" premieres in Paris

Music Premiere

Aug 9 Hector Berlioz's opera "Beatrice et Benedict" premieres in Baden-Baden, Germany

Music History

Nov 22 Opera "La Forza del Destino" by Giuseppe Verdi debuts at Bolshoi Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia [Nov 10 O.S.]