Events in Music on November 2

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1928 Dmitri Shostakovich's 1st Symphony, L Stokovski premieres in Philadelphia

  • 1931 Warren, Dixon and Young's musical "Laugh Parade" premieres in NYC
  • 1950 "Barrier" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 1959 "Girls against the Boys" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 1960 Dmitri Shostakovich's 8th String quartet premieres in Leningrad
  • 1961 "Kean" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 92 performances
  • 1963 "Tambourines to Glory" opens at Little Theater NYC for 24 performances
  • 1968 "Her First Roman" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 17 performances
  • 1971 "Great Harp" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 7 performances

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1973 "Barbra Streisand ...and Other Musical Instruments" airs on CBS TV

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1979 Peter Shaffer's musical "Amadeus" premieres in London

Music releaseMusic Single

1983 "Thriller" single released worldwide by Michael Jackson

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson

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1987 George Harrison releases "Cloud 9" & McCartney releases "All the Best"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • 1989 "Meet Me in St Louis" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 253 performances
  • 1991 Jermaine Jackson releases "Word to the Badd!!" anti Michael song
  • 1995 "Busker Alley" premieres at St James Theatre, NY
  • 1995 "Sacrilege" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 21 performances
  • 1996 "Hughie" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC
  • 1997 "Barrymore" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 240 performances