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Premieres today

Gustav Albert Lortzing (1851) 170 years ago
Premiere of Deie Opernprobe, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Johannes Brahms (1880) 141 years ago
Premiere of the rhapsodies for piano in b minor and g minor op. 79, in Krefeld, Germany, with Brahms at the piano.
Alfredo Catalani (1892) 129 years ago
Premiere of La Wally, in Milan, Italy.
Franz Lehár (1934) 87 years ago
Premiere of Giuditta, in Vienna, Austria.
Werner Egk (1940) 81 years ago
Premiere of Joan von Zarissa, in Berlin, Germany.
Paul Hindemith (1944) 77 years ago
Premiere of Symphonic Metamorphoses on themes by C.M. von Weber, in New York, USA.