Events in Music on April 2

Music Premiere

1800 1st performance of Ludwig van Beethoven's 1st Symphony in C

Music Premiere

1944 Dmitri Shostakovich's 8th Symphony premieres in NY

  • 1968 Beatles form Python Music Ltd
  • 1977 Fleetwood Mac's "Rumours" album goes to No. 1 & stays atop charts for 31 weeks
  • 1987 "Mikado" opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 46 performances
  • 1992 "Hamlet" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 45 performances

Album Release

1996 Capitol Records releases "10 Song Demo", the ninth studio album by American singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash. co-produced by Cash and husband John Leventhal

  • 1997 "Doll's House" opens at Belasco Theater NYC