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Tchaikovsky Timeline

Romantic Composer Research Project 4th

Luisa Duenas

on 13 February 2013

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Tchaikovsky May 7th, 1840 Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky was born in Votkinsk, Russia. Inspired by Shakespeare's tragedy "Romeo and Juliet", Tchaikovsky composed the opera for "Romeo and Juliet" and was heard for the first time the same year. 1870 Premiere of "The Sleeping Beauty"
Her financially supportive madam stopped corresponding him
Began to work on the opera, "The Queen Of Spades" January, 1890 1892 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky passed away at 3:15 a.m. in St. Petersburg, Russia. By Luisa Duenas Timeline 1850 Pyotr was sent to the "Imperial School of Juriprudence in St. Petersburg 1854 Tchaikovsky's mother passed away due to cholera. 1859 Graduated from the Imperial School of Juriprudence in St. Petersburg 1862 The St. Petersburg Conservatory was inagurated and Pyotr joined. 1868 His first symphony was performed in the St. Petersburg Conservatory. 1866 Symphony No. 1 "Winter Daydreams" Op. 13 was finished. August, 1875 Began working on the first of his famed trilogy of ballets, "The Swan Lake", commisioned by the Imperial Theatres in Moscow. March 4th, 1877 "Swan Lake" premiered July, 1877 Married a former student of the conservatory named Antonina Miliukova. Left her in October of that same year. December, 1888 Composed "The Sleeping Beauty", commisioned by the directors of the Saint Petersburg Theatres. Sleeping Beauty Waltz Lake In The Moonlight Rome and Juliet Love Theme April, 1891 Tchaikovsky's sister, Aleksandria, passed away. Making his deppression and trauma of loneliness and loss bigger. November 16, 1891 Premiere of the opera "The Queen Of Spades" Tchaikovsky traveled to St. Petersburg where he conducted his overture Rome and Juliet as well as the first performance of "The Nutcracker" which was received with great enthusiasm. Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy November 6th, 1893 June 13, 1893 Received an honorary degree of Doctor of Music from Cambridge University in England October, 1893 Symphony No. 6 is premiered November 1st, 1893 Tchaikovsky is diagnosed with Asiatic cholera epidemic Samuel Morse patented his telegraph in this year! The National Bowling Association was organized in NYC Gandhi's first act of disobedience! Dvorak premiered "The New World" in NYC!
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