On This Day

Events in Music in 1882

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Jan 13 Richard Wagner completes his opera "Parsifal"

Composer Richard Wagner
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Richard Wagner
  • Feb 10 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's opera "Snyegurochka" premieres in St Petersburg

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Aug 20 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" debuts in Moscow

  • Dec 11 Boston's Bijou Theatre, 1st American playhouse lit exclusively by electricity, 1st performance, Gilbert & Sullivan's "Iolanthe"