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Premieres today

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1881) 140 years ago
Premiere of the violin concerto in D major op. 36, in Vienna, Austria.
Gioachino Rossini (1816) 205 years ago
Premiere of Otello, In Naples, Italy.
Robert Schumann (1843) 178 years ago
Premiere of Das Paradies und die Peri, in Leipzig, Germany, with Clara Shumann as soloist.
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari (1909) 112 years ago
Premiere of Susanna's Secret, in Munich, Germany.
Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1920) 101 years ago
Premiere of Die Tote Stadt, in Cologne, Germany.
Hans Werner Henze (1953) 68 years ago
Premiere of Das Ende einer Welt, in Hamburg, Germany.
Peter Wallin (1996) 25 years ago
First performance of "Chorale", in Folding, Denmark.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1791) 230 years ago
Mozart and his friends recite the Requiem, in Vienna, Austria.