On This Day

Events in Music on November 25

  • 1847 Opera "Marta" is produced (Vienna)
  • 1902 Franz Lehar's opera "Wiener Frauen" premieres in Vienna

Music concertMusic Concert

1907 Jules Massenet's opera "Thaïs" has its first American performance in New York

Composer Jules Massenet
Composer
Jules Massenet
  • 1949 "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" appears on music charts
  • 1950 "Tickets, Please" closes at Coronet Theater NYC after 245 performances
  • 1953 "Guys & Dolls" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 1,200 performances
  • 1955 Walter Piston's 6th Symphony, composed to mark the 75th Anniversary of the Boston Symphony, premieres, led by Charles Munch
  • 1959 "Once Upon a Mattress" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 460 performances
  • 1967 "Apple Tree" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 463 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1969 John Lennon returns OBE to protest against UK's support for Vietnam War

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • 1972 "Ambassador" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • 1976 The Band's farewell concert at San Francisco's Winterland Ballroom
  • 1979 "Most Happy Fella" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 53 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1988 Chuck Berry pays $250 fine to resolve NYC assault charges

Rock Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter Chuck Berry
Rock Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
Chuck Berry
  • 1995 "Patti LuPone on Broadway" closes at Walter Kerr NYC after 46 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

1997 "Sevens" 7th studio album by Garth Brooks is released (Grammy Award Best Country Collaboration with Vocals 1998, Billboard Album of the Year 1998)

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks

Music awardsMusic Awards

2012 26th Soul Train Music Awards: Miguel, Beyoncé win

  • 2013 Disney release “Frozen: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” (Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media 2015, 2014 Billboard Album of the Year)