Events in Music on October 28

  • 1828 Clara Wieck, age 9, makes her piano concert debut at the Gewandhaus concert hall in Leipzig, Germany

Music Premiere

1893 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky conducts first performance of his Symphony Number Six in B minor, "Pathetique", in St. Petersburg, Russia, 9 days before his death

Music Premiere

1915 Richard Strauss' Alpensymfonie, premieres in Berlin

  • 1961 "Fiorello!" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC starring Tom Bosley after 796 performances and a Pulitzer Prize

Music Recording

1971 John Lennon and Yoko Ono record "Happy Xmas (War is Over)" in NYC

  • 1972 "Mother Earth" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 12 performances