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Premieres today

Johannes Brahms (1876) 144 years ago
Premiere of string quartet in B flat major op. 67, in Berlin, Germany.
Franz Lehár, Nicoló Paganini (1925) 95 years ago
Premiere of Paganini, in Vienna, Austria.
Aaron Copland (1944) 76 years ago
Premiere of Appalachian Spring, in Washington, D.C., USA.
Aram Ilyich Khachaturian (1946) 74 years ago
Premiere of cello concerto, in Moscow, Russia.
Darius Milhaud (1947) 73 years ago
Premiere of Symphony no. 3 “Hymnus Ambrosianis”, in Paris, France.
Edison Denisov (1980) 40 years ago
Premiere of Requiem, in Moscow, Russia.
Hans Werner Henze (1983) 37 years ago
Premiere of Ödipus der Tyrann, in Kindberg, Austria.
Alexander Knaifel (2006) 14 years ago
World première of Lux Aeterna at the Cello Biënnale, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.