On This Day

Events in Music in September 1951

  • Sep 11 Igor Stravinsky's opera "The Rake's Progress", with libretto by W. H. Auden and Chester Kallman, premieres at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Italy
  • Sep 15 "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" closes at Ziegfeld NYC after 740 performances
  • Sep 17 "Borscht Capades" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 90 performances