On This Day

Events in Music in 1893

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Feb 1 Giacomo Puccini's Opera "Manon Lescaut" premieres in Turin

Composer Giacomo Puccini
Giacomo Puccini

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Feb 9 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Falstaff" premieres in Milan

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Giuseppe Verdi

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Mar 11 Carlos Gardel and his mother, Berthe Gard├Ęs, arrive in Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Jun 1 Opera "Falstaff" is produced (Berlin)

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Oct 28 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky conducts first performance of his Symphony Number Six in B minor, "Pathetique"

  • Dec 16 Anton Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 "New World Symphony" premieres at Carnegie Hall, New York
  • Dec 23 Opera "Hansel und Gretel" by Engelbert Humperdinck and his sister Adelheid Wette premieres in Weimar, conducted by Richard Strauss