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Music releaseMusic Premiere

1805 Beethoven's "Fidelio" premieres in Vienna

  • 1889 Gustav Mahler's 1st Symphony
  • 1901 Opera "Grisélidis" is produced (Paris)
  • 1945 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 9th Symphony under J Mravinski premieres
  • 1957 Morton Wishengrad's "Rope Dancers" premieres in NYC
  • 1965 "Pickwick" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • 1966 "Cabaret" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 1166 performances

Music awardsMusic Awards

1968 2nd Country Music Association Award: Glen Campbell & Tammy Wynette wins

Country singer Tammy Wynette
Country singer
Tammy Wynette
Actor and Country Singer Glen Campbell
Actor and Country Singer
Glen Campbell

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1976 George Harrison appears on "Saturday Night Live"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels
  • 1983 "Marilyn: An American Fable" opens at Minskoff NYC for 16 performances
  • 1988 "Les Miserables" opens a Bus & Truck tour in Tampa
  • 1994 "Flying Karamzov Brothers..." opens at Helen Hayes NYC for 50 performances
  • 1994 "Shadow Box" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • 1995 "Beatles' Anthology, Vol 1" released
  • 1995 "Racing Demon" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • 1997 "Ivanov" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 51 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

2001 Josh Groban releases his debut album "Josh Groban"

Singer Josh Groban
Singer
Josh Groban

Music awardsMusic Awards

2011 38th American Music Awards: Adele, Bruno Mars & Taylor Swift win

Singer-songwriter Adele
Singer-songwriter
Adele
Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Singer-songwriter
Taylor Swift
Singer Bruno Mars
Singer
Bruno Mars
  • 2015 "25" 3rd studio album by Adele is released (Grammy Award for Album of the Year 2017, 2016 Billboard Album of the Year)