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Premieres today

Carl Maria von Weber (1821) 199 years ago
Premiere of Konzertstück in f minor op. 79, in Berlin, Germany, with Weber as soloist.
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1840) 180 years ago
Premiere of Symphony no. 2 in B flat major op. 52 “Lobgesang”, in Leipzig, Germany, with Mendelssohn conducting.
Robert Schumann (1850) 170 years ago
Premiere of Genoveva, in Leipzig, Germany.
Igor Stravinsky (1910) 110 years ago
Premiere of L'Oiseau de Feu, in Paris, France.
Hanns Eisler (1937) 83 years ago
Premiere of Deutsche Sinfonie, in Paris, France.
Witold Lutosławski (1965) 55 years ago
Premiere of Paroles Tissés, in Aldeburgh, England.