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Premieres today

George Frideric Handel (1739) 281 years ago
Premiere of Israel in Egypt, in London, England.
Bedřich Smetana (1875) 145 years ago
Premiere of The Moldau, in Prague, Czech Republic.
Friedrich Cerha, György Sándor Ligeti (1963) 57 years ago
Premiere of Aventures, in Hamburg, Germany, with Cerha conducting.
Jean Françaix (1969) 51 years ago
Premiere of Le Dialogue des Carmelites for orchestra, in Paris, France.
Wolfgang Rihm (1987) 33 years ago
Premiere of Die Hamletmaschine, in Mannheim, Germany.
Alice Shields (2004) 16 years ago
Kyrielle for violin and tape