On This Day

Events in Music in January 1997

  • Jan 5 "Juan Darien-Carnival Mass" closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC
  • Jan 5 "Love Thy Neighbor" closes at Booth Theater NYC
  • Jan 5 "Show Boat" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC
  • Jan 6 "It's a Slippery Slope" closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC

Music History

Jan 9 Heart attacks sends Frank Sinatra back to hospital

  • Jan 9 Krzysztof Penderecki's choral symphony "Seven Gates of Jerusalem" premieres in Jerusalem, Israel
  • Jan 10 "Rehearsal" closes at Criterion Theater NYC
  • Jan 26 "Ideal Husband" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 308 performances
  • Jan 27 "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus" opens at Gershwin NYC

Music Awards

Jan 27 24th American Music Awards: Toni Braxton & Alanis Morissette win