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Premieres today

Arthur Honegger (1921) 100 years ago
Premiere of Le Roi David, in Mézières, France.
Jean Françaix (1942) 79 years ago
Premiere of L'Apocalypse de St. Jean, in Paris, France.
Benjamin Britten (1960) 61 years ago
Premiere of A Midsummer Night's Dream, in Aldeburgh, England, with Britten conducting.
Karlheinz Stockhausen (1960) 61 years ago
Premiere of Kontakte für Elektronische Klänge, Klavier und Schlagzeug, in Cologne, Germany.
Hans-Jürgen von Bose (1986) 35 years ago
Premiere of Chimäre, in Aachen, Germany.
Leon Kirchner (1990) 31 years ago
Premiere of Requiem, Missa di Pace, in Moscow, Russia.
Peter Wallin (2002) 19 years ago
First performance of "Cla(o)p 2", in Århus, Denmark.