On This Day

Events in Music in 1894

Music Premiere

Mar 16 Jules Massenet's opera "Thaïs" premieres in Paris, includes piece “Méditation” for violin and orchestra

Music Premiere

Apr 9 1st performance of Anton Bruckner's 5th Symphony in B in Graz

Music Premiere

Nov 5 Richard Strauss' tone poem "Till Eulenspiegel" premieres

Music History

Dec 22 Claude Debussy's first orchestral masterpiece "Prélude à l'apres-midi d'un faune" premieres in Paris