On This Day

Events in Music in 1911

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Jan 26 Richard Strauss's opera "Die Rosenkavalier" premieres, Dresden

Composer and Conductor Richard Strauss
Composer and Conductor
Richard Strauss
  • Feb 5 Society of Dutch Composers forms in Amsterdam
  • Feb 21 Gustav Mahler conducts his last concerto, Berceuse élégiaque, in New York City
  • Feb 25 Victor Herbert's opera "Natoma" premieres in Philadelphia
  • Mar 13 Ivan Caryll's musical "Pink Lady" premieres in NYC

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May 19 Maurice Ravel's opera "L'Heure Espagnole" premieres in Paris

Composer and Pianist Maurice Ravel
Composer and Pianist
Maurice Ravel
  • Jun 3 "Come Josephine in My Flying Machine" record by Fred Fisher and Alfred Bryan, sung by Ada Jones and Billy Murray hits #1
  • Nov 18 Opera "Lobetanz" first American performance
  • Dec 7 Leslie J Stuart's musical "Betsy" premieres in NYC
  • Dec 23 Opera "I Gioielli Della Madonna" is produced (Berlin)
  • Dec 29 San Francisco Symphony forms