Events in Music on January 10

Music History

1833 Felix Mendelssohn's cantata "Die erste Walpurgisnacht" premieres in Berlin

Music History

1897 Vincent d'Indy's "Istar" premieres in Amsterdam & Brussels

Music Premiere

1928 George Gershwin, Sigmund Romberg and P. G. Wodehouse's musical "Rosalie" premieres in New York

  • 1932 "Mickey Mouse" & "Silly Symphony" comics syndicated
  • 1938 Eduard van Beinum becomes world's 1st conductor at Concert Hall
  • 1947 "Finian's Rainbow" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 725 performances
  • 1948 "Call Me Mister" closes at National Theater NYC after 734 performances

Music Recording

1956 Elvis Presley records single "Heartbreak Hotel"

Sports History

1957 Baseball Commissioner Ford Frick rules Bing Crosby can keep token stock in Detroit Tigers, even though he owns part of Pittsburgh Pirates

#1 in the Charts

1958 Jerry Lee Lewis' "Great Balls of Fire" reaches #1 on the UK pop charts

  • 1964 Vee-Jay Records releases "Introducing the Beatles", the 1st Beatles album released in the US
  • 1971 "Light, Lively & Yiddish" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 87 performances
  • 1972 Geoge Harrison and Friends' triple live album set "The Concert for Bangladesh" released in UK
  • 1984 Conductor Eugene Ormandy leads his last concert, with the Philadelphia Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, NYC
  • 1988 "Don't Get God Started" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 86 performances
  • 1990 "Les Miserables" opens at Mechanic Theatre, Baltimore
  • 1993 "My Favorite Year" closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC after 37 performances
  • 1993 "Sea Gull" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 48 performances
  • 1997 "Rehearsal" closes at Criterion Theater NYC

Music History

1999 Fatboy Slim (Norman Cook) achieves his third UK No.1 single with 'Praise You'

Music History

2019 Lady Gaga apologises for working with R. Kelly in light of docuseries "Surviving R. Kelly"

Golden Globes

2022 79th Golden Globes: Best film "The Power of the Dog" (drama), "West Side Story" (comedy/musical), Best TV series "Succession", Best Director Jane Campion (Motion Picture)