On This Day

Events in Music in 1894

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

Composer Jules Massenet
Composer
Jules Massenet

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

Composer Anton Bruckner
Composer
Anton Bruckner

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Nov 5 Richard Strauss' "Till Eulenspiegel" premieres

Composer and Conductor Richard Strauss
Composer and Conductor
Richard Strauss

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

Composer Claude Debussy
Composer
Claude Debussy