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Premieres today

Henryk Wieniawski (1862) 158 years ago
Premiere of the violinconcert no. 2 in d minor, in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Richard Strauss (1896) 124 years ago
Premiere of Also sprach Zarathustra op. 30, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, with Strauss conducting.
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari (1903) 117 years ago
Premiere of Die Neugierigen Frauen, in Munich, Germany.
Béla Bartók (1926) 94 years ago
Premiere of The Miraculous Mandarin, in Cologne, Germany.
Sergey Prokofiev (1936) 84 years ago
Premiere of the Romeo and Julia suite op. 64b, in Moscow, Russia.
Boris Blacher, Nicoló Paganini (1947) 73 years ago
Premiere of orchestral variations over a theme by Paganini, in Leipzig, Germany.
Werner Egk (1963) 57 years ago
Premiere of Die Verlobing in San Domingo, in Munich, Germany, with Egk conducting.
Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1972) 48 years ago
Premiere of Symphony in F sharp major, in Munich, Germany.
Arvo Pärt (1982) 38 years ago
Premiere of Passio Domini nostri Jesu Christi secundum Johannem, in Munich, Germany.