Premieres today

Gaetano Donizetti (1834) 183 years ago
Premiere of Maria Stuarda, in Naples, Italy.
Johannes Brahms (1871) 146 years ago
Premiere of Schicksalslied op. 54, in Karlsruhe, Germany, with Brahms conducting.
Johannes Brahms (1873) 144 years ago
Premiere of string quartet in a minor op. 51/2, in Berlin, Germany.
Johannes Brahms, Joseph Joachim (1887) 130 years ago
Premiere of Brahms' Doppelkonzert for violin and cello in a minor op. 102, in Cologne, Germany, with Joachim playin the violin and Brahms conducting.
Gustav Mahler (1904) 113 years ago
Premiere of Symphony no. 5 in c sharp minor, in Cologne, Germany, with Mahler conducting.
Sergey Prokofiev (1923) 94 years ago
Premiere of violin concerto no. 1 in D major op. 19, in Paris, France.