Events in Music in 1877

Music History

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)

Music Premiere

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

Music Premiere

Oct 20 Franz Schubert's 2nd Symphony in B premieres in London, England by Crystal Palace Orchestra, conducted by Alfred Manns

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

Music Premiere

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

Music Premiere

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