Events in Music on March 14

Music Premiere

1847 Premiere of Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Macbeth" at the Teatro della Pergola, Florence

Music History

1864 Gioachino Rossini's "Petite Messe Solennelle" premieres at his home in Paris, France

  • 1875 Bedřich Smetana's symphonic poem "Vysehrad" premieres
  • 1885 Gilbert & Sullivan's comic opera "Mikado" premieres in London at the Savoy Theatre

Music Premiere

1901 1st performance of Anton Bruckner's 6th Symphony in A, Gustav Mahler leading the Vienna Philharmonic in Graz, Austria

Film Premiere

1940 "The Road to Singapore" directed by Victor Schertzinger starring Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour, first of seven such films premieres

  • 1941 Xavier Cugat & orchestra record "Babalu"
  • 1964 "Girl Who Came to Supper" closes at Broadway NYC after 112 performances

Music History

1971 The Rolling Stones leave England for France to escape taxes

Grammy Awards

1972 Muddy Waters wins his first Grammy Award, for his album"They Call Me Muddy Waters"

Soul Train Music Awards

1990 4th Soul Train Music Awards: Soul II Soul, Janet Jackson win

Music Concert

1991 The Dave Matthews Band perform their first show as part of a benefit for the Middle East Children's Alliance

Farm Aid Concert

1992 Farm Aid V held in Irving, Texas; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Arlo Guthrie, Asleep At The Wheel, Kentucky Headhunters, Texas Tornadoes, Bonnie Raitt, Tracy Chapman, Paul Simon, and Mary Chapin Carpenter [1]

  • 1993 "Conversations with My Father" closes at Royale NYC after 462 performances
  • 1993 "Face Value" closes at Cort Theater NYC after * performances
  • 1993 "Saint Joan" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 49 performances

Hall of Fame

2005 20th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Buddy Guy; The O'Jays; The Pretenders; Percy Sledge; U2; Frank Barsalona; and Seymour Stein

Hall of Fame

2011 26th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Alice Cooper Band; Neil Diamond; Dr. John; Darlene Love; Tom Waits; Leon Russell; Jac Holzman; and Art Rupe

Grammy Awards

2021 63rd Grammy Awards: Beyoncé breaks record for most Grammys won by a singer (28), Taylor Swift win Album of the Year and Billie Eilish Record of the Year

Hall of Fame

2022 Dolly Parton removes herself from the ballot for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame saying " I don’t feel that I have earned that right” [1]