On This Day

Events in Music in 1870

  • Mar 19 The opera "Guarany" premieres in Milan

Music releaseMusic Premiere

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

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