Events in Music on April 10

Music Premiere

1868 1st performance of Johannes Brahms' "A German Requiem"

  • 1935 Vaughan Williams' 4th Symphony premieres in London

Music Premiere

1968 Musical "George M!", based on the life of Broadway star George M. Cohan, opens at Palace Theater NYC for 435 performances

Music History

1970 Paul McCartney officially announces the split of The Beatles

  • 1986 "Big Deal" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 70 performances

Music Awards

1989 24th Academy of Country Music Awards: Hank Williams Jr, George Strait, and K.T. Oslin win

  • 1994 "Les Miserables" opens at Hiten Theatre, Osaka
  • 1995 "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 24 performances

Hall of Fame

2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Peter Gabriel; Hall & Oates; KISS; Nirvana; Linda Ronstadt; Cat Stevens; The E Street Band; Brian Epstein; and Andrew Loog Oldham

Music History

2022 Revival of "Cabaret" starring Eddie Redmayne wins best musical at UK's Olivier Awards, "Life of Pi" wins best play [1]