On This Day

Events in Music on March 28

  • 1859 1st performance of Johannes Brahms' 1st Serenade for orchestra
  • 1896 Umberto Giordano's opera "Andrea Chenier" premieres at La Scala, Milan with Giuseppe Borgatti singing the title role
  • 1930 1st performance of Walter Piston's Suite for orchestra (Boston)
  • 1953 "New Faces (of 1952)" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 365 performances
  • 1967 "Sherry!" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 65 performances
  • 1996 "Seven Guitars" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC