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Premieres today

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1888) 131 years ago
Premiere of Symphony no. 5 in e minor op. 64, in St. Petersburg, with Tchaikovsky conducting.
Franz Schubert (1850) 169 years ago
Premiere of string quintet in C major op. 163 D 956, in Vienna, Austria.
Ambroise Thomas (1866) 153 years ago
Premiere of Mignon, in Paris, France.
Umberto Menotti Maria Giordano (1898) 121 years ago
Premiere of Fedora, in Milan, Italy.
Emmerich Kálmán (1915) 104 years ago
Premiere of Die Csárdásfürstin, in Vienna, Austria.
Olivier Messiaen (1989) 30 years ago
Premiere of La Ville d'en-Haut, in Paris, France.
Peter Wallin (1992) 27 years ago
First performance of "Four movements about intoxication", in Esbjerg, Denmark.