On This Day

Events in Music in 1893

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Jan 3 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's final opera "Iolanta", is first performed outside of Russia in Hamburg, Germany

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

Composer Giacomo Puccini
Composer
Giacomo Puccini

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

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Composer
Giuseppe Verdi

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Mar 11 Carlos Gardel and his mother, Berthe Gardès, arrive in Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Jun 1 Opera "Falstaff" is produced (Berlin)
  • Oct 28 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky conducts first performance of his Symphony Number Six in B minor, "Pathetique"
  • Dec 15 Preview performance of Antonín Dvořák's Symphony No. 9 - "New World Symphony" draws a crowd to Carnegie Hall, New York [1]
  • Dec 16 Antonín Dvořák's Symphony No. 9 - "New World Symphony" premieres at Carnegie Hall, New York

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Dec 23 Opera "Hansel und Gretel" by Engelbert Humperdinck and his sister Adelheid Wette premieres in Weimar, conducted by Richard Strauss

Composer and Conductor Richard Strauss
Composer and Conductor
Richard Strauss