On This Day

Events in Music on April 22

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1804 Gioachino Rossini (12) performs in Imola

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1876 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky completes his ballet "Swan Lake"

  • 1927 1st performance of Roger Sessions' Symphony in E
  • 1970 "Park" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1978 23rd Eurovision Song Contest: Izhar Cohen and the Alphabeta for Israel wins singing "A-Ba-Ni-Bi" in Paris

Music concertMusic Concert

1979 Mick Jagger & Keith Richards give a benefit concert in Canada

Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger
Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards
Guitarist and Songwriter
Keith Richards
  • 1989 "Welcome to the Club" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • 1990 "Truly Blessed" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 33 performances
  • 1992 "High Rollers Social & Pleasure Club" closes at H Hayes NYC 14 performances
  • 1993 "Who's Tommy" opens at St James Theater NYC for 899 performances

Music awardsMusic Awards

1998 33rd Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood and George Strait win

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks
Country Singer Trisha Yearwood
Country Singer
Trisha Yearwood