1800 in music
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This is a list of music-related events in 1800.
- January 16 – Luigi Cherubini's opera, Les Deux Journées ("The Water Carrier"), is premièred in Paris at the Salle Feydeau.
- February 22 – Lorenzo da Ponte, best known as Mozart's former librettist, goes bankrupt in London; his partner in the publishing business, Jan Ladislav Dussek, has already gone into hiding.
- March 28 – Anton Weidinger gives the first public performance of Haydn's Trumpet Concerto in E flat major at the Vienna Burgtheater.
- April 2 – Beethoven's Symphony No. 1 debuts at the Burgtheater in Vienna.
- April 21 – Haydn's Creation is performed in London. In the interval, Samuel Wesley plays one of his own organ concertos.
- June 2 – The premiere of Cesare in Farmacusa, with music by Antonio Salieri and words by Carlo Prospero Defranceschi, takes place at the Kärntnertortheater, Vienna.
- September 6 – During Lord Nelson's visit to Eisenstadt, his companion Emma, Lady Hamilton, performs Haydn’s Arianna a Naxos and The Battle of the Nile, with Haydn himself on piano.
- September 16 – François-Adrien Boïeldieu's opera, Le calife de Bagdad, opens at Paris's Salle Favart.
- October 8 – Prince Joseph Franz von Lobkowitz pays Ludwig van Beethoven 200 florins for his String Quartets.
- October 14 – Nine-year-old prodigy Jakob Meyer Beer makes his début on the concert platform, playing a Mozart piano concerto; Jakob later reinvents himself as Giacomo Meyerbeer.
- December 1 – Franz Anton Hoffmeister and Ambrosius Kühnel establish the Bureau de Musique, a music publishing company, in Leipzig.
- Ludwig van Beethoven
- Leopold Kozeluch – Three Grand Sonatas for piano accompanied by violin and cello
- Johann Friedrich Reichardt – Der Jubel oder Juchhei (liederspiel)
- Luigi Cherubini – Les deux journées
- Ferdinando Paer – La testa riscaldata, La sonnambula, Ginevra degli Almieri and Poche ma buone
- William Reeve – Paul and Virginia
- Antonio Salieri – Cesare in Farmacusa and L'Angiolina
- Carl Maria Von Weber – Das stumme Waldmädchen
- January 1
- January 11 – Giuseppina Ronzi de Begnis, Italian operatic soprano (died 1853)
- January 14 – Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, music researcher and composer (died 1877)
- August 26 – Joseph Christoph Kessler, German pianist and composer (died 1872)
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- January 4 – Giovanni Battista Mancini, Italian castrato and singing teacher (born 1714)
- April 29 – Johann Christian Fischer, oboist and composer (born 1733)
- May 7 – Niccolò_Piccinni, composer (born 1728)
- June 6 – Margareta Sofia Lagerqvist, opera singer (born 1771)
- June 10 – Johann Abraham Peter Schulz, composer (born 1747)
- June 11 – Margarethe Danzi, German composer and soprano (born 1768)
- August 3 – Carl Friedrich Christian Fasch, harpsichordist and composer (born 1736)
- September 8 – Pierre Gaviniès, French violinist and composer (born 1728)
- September 26 – William Billings, America's first major composer (born 1746)
- September 27 – Hyacinthe Jadin, French composer (born 1776; tuberculosis)