Events in Music in 1875

  • Jan 5 Charles Garnier's new Opera opens in Paris
  • Jan 24 Camille Saint-Saëns' "Danse Macabre" premieres

Music Premiere

Mar 3 Georges Bizet's last and greatest opera "Carmen" premieres at the Opéra-Comique in Paris, France

  • Mar 14 Bedřich Smetana's symphonic poem "Vysehrad" premieres

Music Premiere

Oct 25 The first performance of the Piano Concerto No. 1 by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is given in Boston, Massachusetts with Hans von Bülow as soloist