On this day in 1859 Meyerbeer’s Dinorah premiered in Paris

Birthday anniversaries of conductor Pierre Monteux (1875),
tenors Isidoro Fagoaga (1895) and Sven Olof Eliasson (1933)

Happy 78th birthday baritone Sergei Leiferkus
Happy 67th birthday baritone/tenor J Patrick Raftery

On this day in 1964 Stephen Sondheim’s Anyone Can Whistle premiered on Broadway and closed after 9 performances