On This Day

Events in Music on July 16

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1782 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera "Die Entführung aus dem Serail" premieres in Vienna with Mozart conducting

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • 1955 "Golden Horseshoe Revue" 1st of 50,000+ performances, Disneyland
  • 1966 "Half a Sixpence" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 512 performances
  • 1994 "Sisters Rosensweig" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 556 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1994 "The Three Tenors", Plácido Domingo, José Carreras and Luciano Pavarotti, perform in Los Angeles, California

Operatic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti
Operatic Tenor
Luciano Pavarotti
Opera Singer José Carreras
Opera Singer
José Carreras
Opera Singer and Conductor Plácido Domingo
Opera Singer and Conductor
Plácido Domingo
  • 1995 "Buttons on Broadway" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 40 performances
  • 1995 "Chronicles of a Death Foretold" closes at Plymouth NYC after 55 performances