Events in Music in 1898

  • Sep 26 Victor Herbert and Harry Smith's operetta "The Fortune Teller" premieres at Wallack's Theater, New York City
  • Oct 6 Gustav Mahler conducts 1st Wiener Philharmonic concert
  • Oct 6 Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity founded at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Nov 22 Opera "Iris" premieres (Rome)