Premieres today

Ludwig van Beethoven (1826) 197 years ago
Premiere of String Quartet in B flat major op. 130, in Vienna, Austria.
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Franz Schubert (1839) 184 years ago
Premiere of Schubert's Symphony no. 8 in C major D 944 “The Great”, in Leipzig, with Mendelssohn conducting.
Sergey Taneyev (1898) 125 years ago
Premiere of Symphony no. 1 in c minor, in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Richard Strauss (1904) 119 years ago
Premiere of Sinfonia Domestica op. 53, in New York, USA, with Strauss conducting.
Maurice Ravel (1925) 98 years ago
Premiere of L'Enfant et les Sortilèges, in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Peter Wallin (2002) 21 years ago
First performance of "Motions and objects, lurching around in your neighbourhood when you least expect it", in Billund, Denmark.