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Events in Music in 1876

  • Apr 8 Amiliare Ponchielli's opera "La Gioconda" premieres in Milan

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Apr 22 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky completes his ballet "Swan Lake"

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Aug 13 The Bayreuth Festspielhaus opens with the first complete performance of Richard Wagner's Ring Cycle

Composer Richard Wagner
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  • Aug 16 Opera "Siegfried" premieres in Bayreuth
  • Aug 17 Richard Wagner's opera "Götterdämmerung" premieres in Bayreuth
  • Nov 4 Johannes Brahms' 1st Symphony in C premieres in Karlsruhe, Grand Duchy of Baden
  • Nov 17 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's patriotic Slavonic March made its premiere in Moscow to a warm reception by the Russian people.