On This Day

On This Day in Music for March 4

Events in Music

  • 1830 Vincenzo Bellini's opera "I Capuleti e i Montecchi" premieres at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Italy
  • 1877 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet "Swan Lake" has its world premiere, performed by the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow
  • 1895 Gustav Mahler conducts the premiere of his incomplete 2nd Symphony ("Resurrection") in Berlin, Germany, with the Berlin Philharmonic; complete version debuts in December
  • 1913 Gabriel Faure's opera "Pénélope", based on Homer's "The Odyssey", premieres at the Salle Garnie, in Monte Carlo, Monaco
  • 1966 John Lennon says "We (the Beatles) are more popular than Jesus"
  • 1968 3rd Academy of Country Music Awards: Glen Campbell and Lynn Anderson win
  • 1973 15th Grammy Awards: 1st Time Ever I Saw Your Face, America
  • 1977 Roger Sessions' 6th Symphony premieres (in fully completed form) in New York City with José Serebrier conducting the Juilliard Orchestra
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