On This Day

Events in Music in 1907

  • Feb 3 Josek Suk's "Asreal Symphony", dedicated to his late wife and father-in-law Antonin Dvořák, premieres at the Prague National Theatre, conducted by Karel Kovařovic

Music History

Feb 5 Arnold Schoenberg's 1st string quartet premieres in Vienna

  • Mar 5 1st radio broadcast of a musical composition aired
  • May 10 Paul Dukas' opera "Ariane et Barbe Bleue" premieres in Paris

Music Premiere

Sep 25 Jean Sibelius' 3rd Symphony premiere given by the Helsinki Philharmonic Society, conducted by the composer

Music Concert

Nov 25 Jules Massenet's opera "Thaïs" has its first American performance in New York

  • Dec 3 George Cohan's musical "Talk of the Town" premieres in NYC