Musical History Of The 1914
1914 in music
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1914.
Geraldine Farrar in a 1914 Victrola advertisement
January 1 – The copyright on Parsifal expires allowing it to be staged outside of Bayreuth. Performances take place in Barcelona, Prague, Berlin, Budapest, Bologna, Rome and Wrocław. In the next few weeks it is staged in St. Petersburg, Paris, Brussels, Vienna and London’s Covent Garden.
January 24 – First public performance of Leoš Janáček’s piano cycle In the Mists at the third concert of the Organ School in Brno by pianist Marie Dvořáková, teacher of the school.
January – First Finnish performance of Jean Sibelius’s tone poem Luonnotar, with soprano Aino Ackté and conductor Georg Schnéevoigt.