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Premieres today

Heinrich Schütz (1627) 397 years ago
Premiere of Dafne, in Torgau, Germany.
Milii Balakirev (1909) 115 years ago
Premiere of Symphony no. 2 in d minor, in St. Petersburg, Russia.
André Jolivet (1948) 76 years ago
Premiere of the Concerto for Ondes Martenot and Orchestra, in Vienna, Austria.
Olivier Messiaen (1953) 71 years ago
Premiere of Livre d'Orgue, Stuttgart, Germany, with Messiaen at the organ.
Iannis Xenakis (1963) 61 years ago
Premiere of Stratégie, in Venice, Italy.
Wolfgang Rihm (1988) 36 years ago
Premiere of the Chiffre-Zyklus, in Witten, Germany.
Laurent Mettraux (2007) 17 years ago
First performance of the Suite for three flutes in Neuchâtel, Switzerland.