On This Day

Events in Music in 1886

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Feb 23 Tchaikovsky's "Manfred" symphony premieres

  • May 19 Camille Saint-SaĆ«ns' 3rd Symphony in C premieres
  • Sep 25 Comedy opera "Dorothy" first produced in London
  • Oct 15 Modest Mussorgsky's musical fantasy "Night on Bald Mountain" premieres in St. Petersburg's Kononov Hall, Russia