Events in Music on November 28

Music Premiere

1901 Gustav Mahler conducts premiere of his 4th Symphony in G, at Kaim-Saal concert hall in Maxvorstadt, Munich, Germany to mixed reviews

  • 1909 Sergei Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3, one of the genres most difficult, premieres at the New Theatre in New York City, with the composer as soloist and the New York Symphony Society conducted by Walter Damrosch
  • 1925 Grand Ole Opry premieres as WSM Barn Dance on WSM radio Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1927 J McHugh & D Fields' musical "Delmar's Revels" premieres in NYC

Music Premiere

1930 Howard Hanson's 2nd Symphony "Romantic" premieres

Music History

1938 Dmitri Shostakovich's Suite for Jazz Orchestra No. 2 premieres in Moscow, USSR

  • 1949 "Texas, Li'l Darlin'" opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 293 performances
  • 1953 "Wish You Were Here" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 597 performances
  • 1963 The Beatles "She Loves You" unusually, returns to #1 in UK record chart and reaches 1 million copies sold

Music History

1968 John Lennon is fined £150 for unauthorized drug possession

  • 1971 "Me Nobody Knows" closes at Helen Hayes Theater, NYC, after 587 performances
  • 1972 "Via Galactica" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 1974 John Lennon's last concert appearance, as a guest of Elton John, Madison Square Garden, New York City NYC; they perform "Whatever Gets You Thru the Night"; "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds"; and "I Saw Her Standing There"
  • 1975 "As the World Turns" and "The Edge of Night", the final two American soap operas that had resisted going to pre-taped broadcasts, air their last live episodes.
  • 1975 Wings release single "Venus & Mars/Rock Show" medley

Album Release

1978 Atlantic Records releases "Briefcase Full of Blues", the debut album by The Blues Brothers (Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi); album tops the chart and becomes best-selling blues record of all-time

  • 1979 "King of Schnorrers" opens at Playhouse Theater NYC for 63 performances
  • 1981 "Merrily We Roll Along" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • 1982 "Pirates of Penzance" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 772 performances

Album Release

1989 Queen Latifah releases her debut hip hop album "All Hail the Queen" featuring single "Ladies First"

  • 1993 "Gray's Anatomy" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 13 performances
  • 1993 "Mixed Emotions" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 48 performances

Music History

2010 24th Soul Train Music Awards: Ron Isley, Anita Baker win

Music History

2016 Musical "Hamilton" starring Lin-Manuel Miranda and Anthony Ramos sets new record for most money earned in a week on Broadway - $3.3 million