Maria Jeritza, Giacomo Lauri-Volpi and Tullio Serafin are at the helm.

On this day in 1908 conductor Arturo Toscanini made his Metropolitan Opera debut

On this day in 1959 Rodgers and Hammerstein‘s The Sound of Music opened on Broadway

On this day in 1981 Stephen Sondheim‘s Merrily We Roll Along opened on Broadway

Birthday anniversaries of composers Anton Grigoryevich Rubinstein (1829)
and Paul Hindemith (1895)
baritone Lawrence Tibbett (1896)
conductor Richard Kraus (1902)
and soprano Maralin Niska Dice (1926)