On this day in 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein‘s Carousel opened on Broadway

On this day in 1774 Christoph Wilibald von Gluck‘s Iphigenia in Aulis premiered in Paris

Birthday anniversaries of composer Germaine Tailleferre (1892),
tenors Walter Widdop (1892) and Kenneth Riegel (1938),
conductor Joseph Keilberth (1908),
and mezzo-soprano Hertha Topper (1924)

Happy 88th birthday conductor Bernhard Klee
Happy 58th birthday soprano Veronique Gens
Happy 57th birthday soprano Barbara Frittoli