On This Day

Events in Music in 1877

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Mar 4 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet "Swan Lake" has its world premiere, performed by the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow

  • Apr 19 Opera "Les Cloches de Cornerville" is produced (Paris)

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Apr 27 Jules Massenet's opera "Le Roi de Lahore" (The King of Lahore) premieres at the Palais Garnier, Paris, France

Composer Jules Massenet
Jules Massenet

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Oct 20 Franz Schubert's 2nd Symphony in B premieres

Composer Franz Schubert
Franz Schubert
  • Dec 2 Camille Saint-Saëns' opera "Samson et Dalila" premieres in Weimar

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Dec 16 Anton Bruckner's 3rd Symphony in D, premieres

Composer Anton Bruckner
Anton Bruckner

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Dec 30 Johannes Brahms' 2nd Symphony in D, premieres in Vienna

Composer and Conductor Johannes Brahms
Composer and Conductor
Johannes Brahms