On This Day in Music for March 28

Events in Music

  • 1859 1st performance of Johannes Brahms' 1st Serenade for orchestra
  • 1896 Umberto Giordano's opera "Andrea Chenier" premieres at La Scala, Milan with Giuseppe Borgatti singing the title role
  • 1930 1st performance of Walter Piston's Suite for orchestra (Boston)
  • 1953 "New Faces (of 1952)" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 365 performances
  • 1953 7th Tony Awards: "The Crucible" (Outstanding Play) & "Wonderful Town" (Outstanding Musical) win
  • 1954 8th Tony Awards: Teahouse of the August Moon (Best Play) & Kismet (Best Musical) win
  • 1964 Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in London unveils figures of The Beatles; they later appear on the Sgt. Pepper album cover
  • 1967 "Sherry!" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 65 performances
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Weddings in Music

Divorces in Music

  • 1995 American actress Julia Roberts and American singer-songwriter Lyle Lovett divorce after less than 2 years of marriage

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