On This Day

Events in Music in March 1902

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Mar 8 1st performance of Jean Sibelius' 2nd Symphony, his most popular, by the Helsinki Philharmonic Society

Composer Jean Sibelius
Composer
Jean Sibelius

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 18 Italian operatic tenor Enrico Caruso becomes 1st well-known performer to make a record

Operatic Tenor Enrico Caruso
Operatic Tenor
Enrico Caruso

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Mar 18 Arnold Schoenberg's "Verklärte Nacht" premieres in Vienna

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg