On This Day

Events in Music in 1866

  • Jan 5 Bedřich Smetana's first opera "Branibori v Cechach" ("The Brandenburgers in Bohemia") premieres in Prague
  • Mar 30 Bedřich Smetana's comic opera"Verkaufte Braut" (The Bartered Bride) premieres at Prague Provisional Theatre
  • May 30 Opera "Die Verkaufte Braut" premieres (Prague)
  • Nov 17 Opera "Mignon" by Ambroise Thomas premieres at the Opéra-Comique in Paris, Francce