1833 in music
This article is about music-related events in 1833
February 24 – The Grand Theatre, Warsaw, Poland, is inaugurated with a production of Rossini's The Barber of Seville.
May 13 – Felix Mendelssohn's Italian Symphony in A major, Op. 90, is premièred under the composer's baton in London; although very successful there he withdraws it for revision.
July 8 – Lyrics by Francisco Acuña de Figueroa are selected as the National Anthem of Uruguay.
October 3 – French composer Hector Berlioz marries Anglo-Irish actress Harriet Smithson in a civil ceremony at the British Embassy in Paris with Liszt as one of the witnesses.
December 1 – Launch of Le Ménestrel, a French weekly music journal; it survives until 1940.
Late – First publication of the Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 for organ attributed to Johann Sebastian Bach as part of a collection of Bach's organ works produced by Breitkopf & Härtel in Leipzig and partly prepared by Mendelssohn.
Carl Friedrich Rungenhagen, director of the Sing-Akademie zu Berlin, conducts the first performance of Johann Sebastian Bach's St John Passion after the composer's death in 1750.
"God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen"
"Još Hrvatska ni propala" m. Ferdo Livadić w. Ljudevit Gaj (written in 1832)
Charles Valentin Alkan – Rondo Brilliant for String Quartet
William Sterndale Bennett – Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor
Grande valse brillante in E-flat major, Op. 18
Boléro, Op. 19
Johann Nepomuk Hummel – Fantasy for piano
Felix Mendelssohn – Symphony No. 4 "Italian"
Gaetano Donizetti – Lucrezia Borgia
Heinrich Marschner – Hans Heiling
March 7 – Franz Wohlfahrt, violin teacher and composer (d. 1884)
March 17 – Giuseppe Gariboldi, flautist and composer (d. 1905)
April 30 – Hortense Schneider, operatic soprano (d. 1920)
May 5 – Jean Becker, violinist (d. 1884)
May 7 – Johannes Brahms, composer (d. 1897)
Beniamino Carelli, singing teacher (d. 1921)
Bolesław Dembiński, organist and composer (d. 1914)
June 7 – Alexander Ritter, composer and violinist (d. 1896)
July 26 – Otto Singer, composer (d. 1894)
September 26 – Gustav Stolpe, conductor and composer (d. 1902)
October 26 – Adelaide Phillips, operatic contralto (d. 1882)
November 12 – Alexander Borodin, composer (d. 1887)
Luigi Bassi, clarinet player and composer (d. 1871)
Mathilda Enequist, opera singer (d. 1898)
January 16 - Nannette Streicher, German piano maker, composer, music educator and writer (b 1769)
January 19 – Ferdinand Hérold, composer (b. 1791)
January 20 – Gertrud Elisabeth Mara, operatic soprano (b. 1749)
March 3 – Heinrich Werner, composer (b. 1800)
April 7 – Antoni Radziwiłł, Polish aristocrat and musician (b. 1775)
May 25 – Johann Andreas Streicher, pianist, composer and piano maker (b. 1761)
May 28 – Johann Christian Friedrich Hæffner, composer (b. 1759)
May 29 – William Marshall, fiddler and composer (b. 1748)
July 24 – Hedda Wrangel, Swedish aristocrat and musician (b. 1792)
September 14 – John Andrew Stevenson, composer (b. c.1761)
October 1 – Luísa Todi, operatic soprano (b. 1753)
November 8 – Maximilian Stadler, pianist and composer (b. 1748)