On This Day

Events in Music in 1892

  • Feb 16 Opera "Werther" by Jules Massenet premieres in Vienna
  • Apr 28 1st performance of Antonin Dvor├ík's overture "Carneval"
  • May 21 Ruggero Leoncavallo's opera "I Pagliacci" premieres in Milan
  • Aug 27 NYC Metropolitan Opera House catches fire

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Sep 26 1st public appearance of John Philip Sousa's band (NJ)

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Dec 18 Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet "Nutcracker Suite" premieres

  • Dec 18 Anton Bruckner's 8th Symphony premieres
  • Dec 26 Opera "Cristoforo Colombo" is produced (La Scala)