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Premieres today

Michael (Mikhael) Glinka (1836) 183 years ago
Premiere of A Life for the Czar, in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Michael (Mikhael) Glinka (1842) 177 years ago
Premiere of Ruslan and Ludmilla, in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Richard Strauss (1905) 114 years ago
Premiere of Salome, in Dresden, Germany.
John Cage (1939) 80 years ago
Premiere of Imaginary Landscape no. 1, Seattle, USA.
Aram Ilyich Khachaturian (1942) 77 years ago
Premiere of Gayane, in Molotov, Russia.
Leonard Bernstein (1963) 56 years ago
Premiere of Symphony no. 3 “Khaddish”, in Tel Aviv, Israel,
Isang Yun (1967) 52 years ago
Premiere of The widow of the Butterfly, in Bonn, Germany.
Hans Werner Henze (1968) 51 years ago
Premiere of Das Floß der Medusa, on NDR, a German broadcasting station.