On This Day

Events in Music in 1890

  • May 17 Pietro Mascagni's opera "Rustic Chivalry" premieres in Rome at the Teatro Costanzi
  • Jun 9 Comic opera "Robin Hood" by Reginald De Koven, Harry B. Smith, and Clement Scott premieres in Chicago
  • Oct 23 Opera "Prince Igor" is produced (St Petersburg)
  • Nov 4 Alexander Borodin's opera "Prince Igor" premieres in Petersburg
  • Dec 5 Berlioz' opera "Les Troyens" premieres in Karlsruhe