Events in Music on September 16

  • 1948 "Heaven on Earth" opens at Century Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • 1948 "Mr Strauss Goes to Boston" closes at Century NYC after 12 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1966 Metropolitan Opera House opens in Lincoln Center, New York with Leontyne Price as Cleopatra in "Antony and Cleopatra" by Samuel Barber

Composer Samuel Barber
Composer
Samuel Barber
Opera Soprano Leontyne Price
Opera Soprano
Leontyne Price
  • 1973 "Desert Song" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 15 performances

Music releaseMusic Recording

1974 Bob Dylan records Blood on the Tracks

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan
  • 1978 Grateful Dead perform in Cairo, Egypt
  • 1988 Fish leaves rock group Marillion
  • 1992 "Les Miserables" opens at Nuevo Apolo, Madrid

Music releaseAlbum Release

2014 Barbra Streisand releases album "Partners" features duets with other artists, when reaches No 1, makes Streisand only recording-artist with top album in six decades

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand