Events in Music in 1870

  • Mar 18 Antonio Carlos Gomes' "Il Guarany" premieres at La Scala Opera House in Milan, Italy, 1st Brazilian opera successful outside Brazil
  • Mar 19 The opera "Guarany" premieres in Milan

Music Premiere

Jun 26 Richard Wagner's opera "Valkyrie", second in his Ring Cycle premieres in Munich, featuring "Ride of the Valkyries"

  • Oct 13 Gustav Mahler (10) gives his 1st public piano concert