Events in Music on December 5

Music Premiere

1830 Hector Berlioz's program symphony "Symphonie fantastique" premieres at the Paris Conservatoire

  • 1837 Hector Berlioz's "Requiem" premiere at Les Invalides, conducted by François Habeneck
  • 1890 Hector Berlioz's opera "Les Troyens" premieres in Karlsruhe, Germany
  • 1966 "I Do! I Do!" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 561 performances
  • 1968 Rolling Stones release "Beggar's Banquet" LP

Album Release

1973 Paul McCartney & Wings release album "Band on the Run" in the US

  • 1975 "Me & Bessie" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 453 performances
  • 1991 "Catskills on Broadway" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 452 performances
  • 1993 "Timon of Athens" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 37 performances
  • 1996 "Dreams & Nightmares" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC

Music History

2003 Mexican singer Thalia the "Queen of Latin Pop" is awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles

Music History

2017 Twitter reveals K-pop boy band BTS were the most tweeted-about celebrities in 2017

Music History

2021 Kennedy Center Honors ceremony held for Joni Mitchell, Bette Midler, Berry Gordy, Lorne Michaels and Justino Diaz with President Biden attending in Washington D.C.