Premieres today

Johannes Brahms, Clara Schumann (1854) 163 years ago
Premiere of Brahms' piano sonata no. 3 in f minor op. 5, in Leipzig, Germany, with Clara Schumann at the piano.
Leoš Janáček (1921) 96 years ago
Premiere of Katja Kabanova, in Brno, Czech Republic.
Zoltán Kodály (1933) 84 years ago
Premiere of Dances from Galánta, in Budapest, Hungary.
Wolfgang Fortner (1972) 45 years ago
Premiere of Elisabeth Tudor, in Berlin, Germany.
Roger Huntington Sessions (1981) 36 years ago
Premiere of Concerto for Orchestra, in Boston, USA.
György Sándor Ligeti (1986) 31 years ago
Premiere of piano concerto (parts 1 and 3), in Graz, Austria.
Peter Wallin (2005) 12 years ago
First performance of "The Whatever Variations"
Vanessa Lann, Reinbert de Leeuw (2008) 9 years ago
Premiere of the cello concerto "Divining Apollo", by the Schoenberg Ensemble with Reinbert de Leeuw conducting