On This Day

Events in Music in December 1892

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Dec 18 Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet "The Nutcracker" premieres in Saint Petersburg, Russia, now the world's most performed ballet; his final opera "Isolanta" also premieres

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Dec 18 Anton Bruckner's 8th Symphony premieres

Composer Anton Bruckner
Composer
Anton Bruckner
  • Dec 26 Opera "Cristoforo Colombo" is produced (La Scala)