Symphony History (Part 2)

Events in Music

Events 101 - 156 of 156

  • 1944-03-05 1st performance of Walter Piston's 2nd Symphony
  • 1944-04-02 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 8th Symphony premieres in NY
  • 1945-01-13 Prokofchev's 5th Symphony premieres in Moscow
  • 1945-08-30 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 9th Symphony
  • 1945-11-20 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 9th Symphony under J Mravinski premieres
  • 1946-04-05 1st performance of Charles Ives' 3rd Symphony
  • 1946-08-17 Arthur Honegger's 3rd Symphony "Liturgique" premieres

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1946-10-18 Aaron Copland's 3rd Symphony premieres

Composer Aaron Copland
Composer
Aaron Copland
  • 1946-12-20 Darius Milhaud's 2nd Symphony, premieres
  • 1947-01-09 Roger Sessions' 2nd Symphony premieres in SF
  • 1947-01-21 Arthur Honegger's 4th Symphony premieres in Basel
  • 1947-02-16 Morton Gould's 3rd Symphony, premieres
  • 1947-10-30 Darius Milhauds 3rd Symphony "Hymnus Ambrosianus," premieres in Paris
  • 1948-01-09 Walter Piston's 3rd Symphony in E, premieres in Boston
  • 1949-07-09 Benjamin Britten's Jump Symphony premieres
  • 1950-10-27 Paul Creston's 3rd Symphony "Triumph of St Joan" premieres
  • 1950-10-30 David Diamond's 3rd Symphony, premieres
  • 1950-11-23 Howard Swanson's "Short Symphony" premieres
  • 1952-01-30 Paul Creston's 4th Symphony, premieres
  • 1953-10-25 Dmitri Sjostakovitch completes his 10th Symphony
  • 1953-11-06 Masao Oki's symphony "Atomic Bomb" premieres
  • 1953-12-17 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 10th Symphony premieres in Leningrad
  • 1955-01-14 Heitor Villa-Lobos' 8th Symphony premieres in Philadelphia
  • 1955-11-25 Walter Piston's 6th Symphony premieres
  • 1957-03-08 1st performance of David Diamond's 6th Symphony in Boston
  • 1957-03-30 1st performance of Walter Piston's 4th Symphony
  • 1957-04-04 Heitor Villa-Lobos' 10th Symphony, premieres in Paris
  • 1957-10-30 Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 11th Symphony premieres in Moscow
  • 1957-12-26 Roger Sessions' 3rd Symphony premieres in London
  • 1959-01-30 Paul Hindemith's symphony "Pittsburgh" premieres
  • 1960-01-02 Roger Sessions' 4th Symphony, premieres
  • 1960-03-29 Darius Milhaud's 9th Symphony, premieres
  • 1960-09-02 William Walton's 2nd Symphony, premieres
  • 1961-02-10 Walter Piston's 7th Symphony premieres
  • 1961-10-01 Premiere of Dmitri Shostakovitsch's 12nd Symphony
  • 1961-12-30 Moscow: premier of Dmitri Sjostakovitch' 4th Symphony (out 1936)
  • 1962-01-17 Roy Harris' 8th Symphony, premieres in SF
  • 1962-01-26 David Diamond's 7th Symphony, premieres in Philadelphia
  • 1962-02-16 Darius Milhaud's 12th Symphony premieres
  • 1962-07-20 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 13th Symphony
  • 1962-12-18 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 13th Symphony premieres in Moscow
  • 1964-02-07 Roger Sessions' 5th Symphony premieres
  • 1965-03-05 1st performance of Walter Piston's 8th Symphony
  • 1965-04-26 Ives' 4th Symphony premieres
  • 1965-10-06 Supremes release "I Hear a Symphony"
  • 1966-06-25 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 13th Symphony, premieres in Leningrad

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1968-02-29 Howard Hanson's 6th Symphony, premieres

Composer and Conductor Howard Hanson
Composer and Conductor
Howard Hanson
  • 1968-05-02 1st performance of Roger Sessions' 8th Symphony
  • 1969-03-02 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 14th Symphony
  • 1969-06-21 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 14th Symphony, premieres in Moscow
  • 1972-01-08 Dmitri Shostakovitch' 15th Symphony premieres in Moscow
  • 1972-06-01 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 15th Symphony, Dutch premieres in West Berlin
  • 1982-10-17 1st live orchestra on a US commercial network since 1954 (National Symphony)
  • 1994-12-01 Rober Schumanns 2nd Symphony premieres in London
  • 1997-11-24 "Street Corner Symphony" opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 79 performances
  • 1998-02-01 "Street Corner Symphony" closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 79 perf

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