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Premieres today

Gustav Albert Lortzing (1845) 173 years ago
Premiere of Undine, in Magdeburg, Germany.
Giacomo Puccini (1889) 129 years ago
Premiere of Edgar, in Milan, Italy.
Sergey Prokofiev (1918) 100 years ago
Premiere of the Classical Symphony in D major op. 25, in St. Petersburg, Russia, with Prokofiev conducting.
Olivier Messiaen (1945) 73 years ago
Premiere of Trois Petites Liturgies de la Présence Divine, in Paris, France.
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1948) 70 years ago
Premiere of Symphony no. 6 in e minor, in London, England.
Elliott Carter (1956) 62 years ago
Premiere of Variations for Orchestra, in Louisville, USA.
Peter Wallin (1995) 23 years ago
First performance of "On the 2100th day", in Esbjerg, Denmark.