On This Day

Events in Music in 1924

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Feb 12 George Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue" premieres at influential concert "Experiment in Modern Music" held by Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra at the Aeolian Hall, NYC

Composer and Pianist George Gershwin
Composer and Pianist
George Gershwin
  • Mar 24 1st performance of Jean Sibelius' 7th Symphony in C at the Konsertföreningenin in Stockholm
  • Apr 19 "National Barn Dance" premieres on WLS Chicago
  • Jun 9 "Jelly-Roll Blues" is recorded by blues great Jelly Roll Morton
  • Jun 26 Ziegfeld Follies opens on Broadway
  • Oct 14 Arnold Schoeberg's opera "Die Gluckliche Hand" premieres in Vienna
  • Oct 29 "Dixie to Broadway" opens at Broadhurst Theater
  • Dec 1 George and Ira Gershwin's musical "Lady Be Good" premieres in NYC
  • Dec 14 Respighi's symphony "Pini di Roma" premieres in Paris

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 16 Noël Coward's "Vortex" premieres in London

Playwright, Director and Singer Noël Coward
Playwright, Director and Singer
Noël Coward