Events in Music on September 26

  • 1835 Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Lucia di Lammermoor" premieres in Naples

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1892 1st public appearance of John Philip Sousa's band (NJ)

  • 1898 Victor Herbert/Harry Smith's musical premieres in NYC
  • 1904 Charles Kleins "Music Master" premieres in NYC
  • 1927 St James Theater (Erlanger) opens at 246 W 44th St NYC
  • 1957 Bernstein & Sondheim's musical "West Side Story" premieres at the Winter Garden Theater in NYC
  • 1961 "From the Second City" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 87 performances
  • 1965 Queen Elizabeth decorates the Beatles with Order of the British Empire

Music concertMusic Concert

1967 Dmitri Shostakovich's 2nd Violin concert premieres in Moscow

  • 1969 The Beatles release "Abbey Road" album
  • 1982 "Doll's Life" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1986 RUN-DMC is 1st rap group to hit top 10 (Raisin' Hell)

Film release premierFilm Premier

2006 Martin Scorsese's "The Departed", starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, and Mark Wahlberg, premieres in New York City (Best Picture 2007)

Actor & Former Rapper Mark Wahlberg
Actor & Former Rapper
Mark Wahlberg
Actor Matt Damon
Matt Damon
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio