Skip to Content
What happened on this day in music history? Which composers were born on this day, who died, what music was written, and what was performed? Introducing our brand new book The Big Book of Classical Music by Darren Henley, Sam Jackson and Tim Lihoreau, jam-packed with quotes, facts and juicy info about the world of classical music - for all 366 days of the year! We've picked a selection of important dates and facts to whet your appetite, so what are you waiting for?
St Patrick's Day: a fine day for classical music. It's first day the instructions on how to dance the 'fandango' are found in a letter written by a Spanish priest in 1712, but, perhaps more classically, it's the anniversary of Chopin's official public debut, performing his Piano Concerto No. 2 in 1830.
Powered by Facebook