On This Day

Events in Music in 1876

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

Music History

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

Music History

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

Music Premiere

Nov 4 Johannes Brahms' 1st Symphony in C premieres in Karlsruhe, Grand Duchy of Baden