1830 in music
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This article is about music-related events in 1830.
- October – Maria Malibran, Margarethe Stockhausen and Charles de Bériot tour the British Midlands.
- November 2 – Frédéric Chopin, aged twenty, leaves Warsaw for Austria.
- December 5 - Franz Liszt attends the first performance of Hector Berlioz's Symphony Fantastique. It inspires him to search for new expressive effects on the piano.
- Felix Mendelssohn arrives in Italy.
- In Britain:
- Frédéric Chopin
- George Onslow – Symphony No. 1 in A Major
- Hector Berlioz – Symphonie Fantastique
- Felix Mendelssohn – Symphony No. 5 in D major/D minor, Op. 107, "Reformation"
- Robert Schumann – Variations on the name "Abegg"
- Daniel Auber – Fra Diavolo first performed in Paris. Libretto by Eugène Scribe.
- Vincenzo Bellini – La Capuleti e i Montecchi (Venice)
- Gaetano Donizetti – Anna Bolena first performed in Milan. Libretto by Felice Romani.
- Jacques-François-Fromental-Elie Halévy – Attendre et courir
- Louis Joseph Ferdinand Herold – L'Auberge d'Auray
- January 23 – Ivan Larionov, Russian composer (d. 1889)
- February 11
- April 13 – Eduard Lassen, conductor and composer (d. 1904)
- May 18 – Karl Goldmark, composer (d. 1915)
- June 22 – Theodor Leschetizky
- July 31 – František Zdeněk Skuherský, Czech composer and teacher (d. 1892)
- August 13 – Gustav Lange, German composer (d. 1889)
- September 25 – Karl Klindworth, German composer, pianist, conductor, violinist and music publisher (d. 1916)
- November 27 – Harrison Millard, American composer (d.1895)
- 1738 – Ignaz Dorn, composer
- January 19 – Wenzel Thomas Matiegka, composer (b. 1773)
- February 17 – Marcos Portugal, composer (b. 1762)
- March 2 – Ignaz Schuppanzigh, violinist (b. 1776)
- April 18 – José Maurício Nunes Garcia, composer (b. 1767)
- November 25 – Pierre Rode, violinist and composer (b. 1774)
- November 29 – Charles Simon Catel, composer (b. 1773)