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Premieres today

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1881) 139 years ago
Premiere of the violin concerto in D major op. 36, in Vienna, Austria.
Gioachino Rossini (1816) 204 years ago
Premiere of Otello, In Naples, Italy.
Robert Schumann (1843) 177 years ago
Premiere of Das Paradies und die Peri, in Leipzig, Germany, with Clara Shumann as soloist.
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari (1909) 111 years ago
Premiere of Susanna's Secret, in Munich, Germany.
Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1920) 100 years ago
Premiere of Die Tote Stadt, in Cologne, Germany.
Hans Werner Henze (1953) 67 years ago
Premiere of Das Ende einer Welt, in Hamburg, Germany.
Peter Wallin (1996) 24 years ago
First performance of "Chorale", in Folding, Denmark.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1791) 229 years ago
Mozart and his friends recite the Requiem, in Vienna, Austria.