Rubin Goldmark's Overture to Hiawatha, Frederick Converse's Endymion's Narrative, Romance for Orchestra, Op. 10, and Horation Parker's Concerto for Organ in E-flat, Op. 55 all made their debut at the turn of the century.

World Premieres: 1900

Composer Title of Work First Performance
Goldmark, Rubin Overture to Hiawatha January 12, 1900
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Chadwick, George W. Adonais, Elegiac Overture January 12, 1930
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Paine, John Knowles Azara, Three Moorish Dances March 9, 1900
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Beach, Amy Concerto for Piano in C-sharp minor, Op. 45 April 6, 1900
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Converse, Frederick The Festival of Pan, Romance for Orchestra, Op.9 December 21, 1900
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Brockway, Howard Sylvan Suite April 5, 1901
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Strube, Gustav Rhapsody for Orchestra, Op. 17 April 19, 1901
Gustav Strube, conductor
Loeffler, Charles M. Two Poems for Orchestra April 11, 1902
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Parker, Horatio Concerto for Organ in E-flat, Op. 55 December 26, 1902
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Converse, Frederick Endymion's Narrative, Romance for Orchestra, Op. 10 October 23, 1903
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Arbos, E. Fernandez Tango, Morceau de Concert, Op. 6, No. 3 October 23, 1903
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Strube, Gustav Fantastic Overture for Orchestra, Op. 20 March 11, 1904
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Chadwick, George W. Euterpe April 22, 1904
George W. Chadwick, conductor
Converse, Frederick Two Poems, Night and Day, for Piano and Orchestra January 20, 1905
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Strube, Gustav Symphonic Poem, Longing, for Viola and Orchestra April 20, 1905
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Strube, Gustav Concerto for Violin in F sharp December 22, 1905
Karl Muck, conductor
Hadley, Henry Salome, Op. 55 (after Oscar Wilde) April 12, 1907
Karl Muck, conductor
Bendix, Victor Symphony No. 4, Op. 30 in D minor April 26, 1907
Karl Muck, conductor
Loeffler, Charles M. Pagan Poem After Virgil, Op. 14 November 22, 1907
Karl Muck, conductor
Bischoff, Hermann Symphony in E major, Op. 16 January 3, 1908
Karl Muck, conductor
Chadwick, George W. Symphonic Sketches: Suite for Orchestra February 7, 1908
Karl Muck, conductor
MacDowell, Edward Lamia, Symphonic Poem After Keats, Op. 29

October 23, 1908
Max Fiedler, conductor

Paderewski, Ignacy Jan Symphony in B minor, Polonia Op. 24 February 12, 1909
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Strube, Gustav Symphony in B minor April 2, 1909
Gustav Strube, conductor
Foote, Arthur Suite for String Orchestra in E, Op. 63 April 16, 1909
Max Fiedler, conductor
Strube, Gustav Concerto for Cello in E minor October 29, 1909
Max Fiedler, conductor


World Premieres: 1910

Strube, Gustav Comedy Overture, Puck March 18, 1910
Max Fiedler, conductor
Curry, Arthur Mansfield Atala, Symphonic Poem (after Chateaubriand) April 21, 1911
Arthur M. Curry, conductor
Reger, Max A Comedy Overture, Op. 120 October 6, 1911
Max Fiedler, conductor
Strube, Gustav Two Symphonic Poems: Narcissus and Echo; Die Loreley January 24, 1913
Gustav Strube, conductor
Urack, Otto Symphony in E, No. 1, Op. 14 March 6, 1914
Otto Urack, conductor
Goldmark, Rubin Samson (Tone Poem) March 13, 1914
Karl Muck, conductor
Clapp, Philip Greeley Symphony in E minor April 10, 1914
Philip G. Clapp, conductor
Schelling, Ernest Symphonic Variations for Orchestra and Piano December 31, 1914
Karl Muck, conductor
Strube, Gustav Variations on an Original Theme February 26, 1916
Karl Muck, conductor
Ballantine, Edward The Eve of St. Agnes January 19, 1917
Karl Muck, conductor
Clapp, Philip Greeley Symphony in E flat April 6, 1917
Philip G. Clapp, conductor
Davison, Archibald T. Tragic Overture April 26, 1917
Ernst Schmidt, conductor
Laparra, Raoul Une Dimanche Basque April 18, 1919
Henri Rabaud, conductor
Griffes, Charles T. The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan
Pierre Monteux, conductor
November 28, 1919
Pierre Monteux, conductor


World Premieres: 1920

Converse, Frederick Symphony in C minor January 30, 1920
Pierre Monteux, conductor
Hill, Edward Burlingame The Fall of the House of Usher October 29, 1920
Pierre Monteux, conductor
Strube, Gustav Four Preludes November 12, 1920
Pierre Monteux, conductor
Bingham, Seth Passacaglia for Orchestra, Op. 10 January 21, 1921
Pierre Monteux, conductor
Gilbert, Henry Franklin Indian Sketches March 4, 1921
Pierre Monteux, conductor
Mason, Stuart Rhapsody on a Persian Air for Orchestra with Pianoforte Obligato April 22, 1921
Pierre Monteux, conductor
Franck, Cesar Organ Chorale No.2 in B minor (arr. Wallace Goodrich) October 21, 1921
Pierre Monteux, conductor
Smith, David Stanley A Poem of Youth, Op. 47 November 11, 1921
Pierre Monteux, conductor
Hill, Edward Burlingame Waltzes for Orchestra February 24, 1922
Pierre Monteux, conductor
Loeffler, Charles M. Irish Fantasies for Voice and Orchestra, Nos. 2,3 & 5 March 10, 1922
Pierre Monteux, conductor
Converse, Frederick Symphony No. 2 in E April 21, 1922
Pierre Monteux, conductor
Ballantine, Edward From the Garden of Hellas, Suite for Orchestra February 9, 1923
Pierre Monteux, conductor
Leginska, Ethel Two Short Pieces for Orchestra February 29, 1924
Pierre Monteux, conductor
Hill, Edward Burlingame Stevensoniana, Suite No. 2 March 21, 1924
Pierre Monteux, conductor
Converse, Frederick Song of the Sea, Tone Poem April 18, 1924
Pierre Monteux, conductor
Bliss, Arthur Concerto for Two Pianos December 19, 1924
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Hill, Edward Burlingame Scherzo for Two Pianos December 19, 1924
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Mason, Stuart Bergerie December 21, 1924
Stuart Mason, conductor
Borchard, Adolphe L'Elan March 20, 1925
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Eichheim, Henry A Chinese Legend (About 600 AD) April 3, 1925
Henry Eichheim, conductor
Copland, Aaron Music for the Theatre November 20, 1925
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Galliard, John Ernest Sonata in G (trans. Maximilian Steinberg)

December 11, 1925
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor

Gilbert, Henry Franklin Symphonic Piece February 26, 1926
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Tailleferre, Germaine Jeux de Plein Air March 5, 1926
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Spelman, Timothy Mather Assisi, The Great Pardon of St. Francis March 26, 1926
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Ibert, Jacques Chat de Folie April 23, 1926
Mitropoulos, conductor
Steinert, Alexander Southern Night, Poem for Orchestra October 15, 1926
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Lazar, Filip Tziganes October 29, 1926
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Roussel, Albert Suite in F January 21, 1927
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Copland, Aaron Concerto for Piano (In One Movement) January 28, 1927
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Respighi, Otterino Vetrate di Chiesa February 25, 1927
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Tansman, Alexandre Symphony in A minor March 18, 1927
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Converse, Frederick Flivver Ten Million, A Joyous Epic; Fantasy for orchestra April 15, 1927
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Sessions, Roger Symphony in E minor April 22, 1927
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Dukelsky, Vladimir Suite from the Ballet, Zephyr et Flore April 29, 1927
Serge Prokofiev, conductor
Hill, Edward Burlingame Lilacs, Poem for Orchestra, Op. 33 March 31, 1927
Serge Prokofiev, conductor
Martinu, Bohuslav La Bagarre, Allegro for Orchestra November 18, 1927
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Tansman, Alexandre Concerto for Piano, No. 2 December 29, 1927
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Piston, Walter Symphonic Piece March 23, 1928
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Lazar, Filip Music for Orchestra March 23, 1928
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Hill, Edward Burlingame Symphony in B fl, Op. 34 March 30, 1928
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Converse, Frederick California, Tone Poem April 6, 1928
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Lorenziti, Luigi Venetian Symphony for Quinton, Viola d'Amore and Harpsichord April 20, 1928
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Lopatnikov, Nikolai Scherzo, Op. 10 April 27, 1928
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Jacobi, Frederick Indian Dances November 8, 1928
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Martinu, Bohuslav La Symphonie December 14, 1928
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Copland, Aaron Two Pieces for String Orchestra December 14, 1928
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Josten, Werner Jungle, Symphonic Poem October 25, 1929
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Fairchild, Blair Chants Negres December 6, 1929
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Bax, Arnold Symphony No. 2 in E minor and C December 13, 1929
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Tournier, Marcel Lucien Feerie, Prelude and Dance for Harp and Orchestra December 20, 1929
Serge Prokofiev, conductor


World Premieres: 1930

Lazar, Filip Concerto Grosso No. 1 for Orchestra in the Old Style February 21, 1930
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Piston, Walter Suite for Orchestra March 28, 1930
Walter Piston, conductor
Gardner, Samuel Broadway April 18, 1930
Samuel Gardner, conductor
Dukelsky, Vladimir Symphony No. 2 in D flat April 25, 1930
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Hill, Edward Burlingame An Ode (For the 50th Anniversary of the BSO) October 17, 1930
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Bach/Pick-Mangiagall Two Preludes (arr. for String Orchestra by Pick-Mangiagalli) October 17, 1930
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Roussel, Albert Symphony in G minor, Op. 42 October 24, 1930
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Koussevitzky, Serge Overture October 31, 1930
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Respighi, Otterino Metamorphoseon, Modi XII (Theme and Variations) November 7, 1930
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Prokofiev, Serge Symphony No. 4, Op. 47 November 14, 1930
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Hanson, Howard Symphony No. 2, Romantic November 28, 1930
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Honegger, Arthur Symphony February 13, 1931
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Hill, Edward Burlingame Symphony No. 2 in C February 27, 1931
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Hindemith, Paul Konzertmusik for String and Brass Instruments April 3, 1931
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Morris, Harold Concerto for Piano October 23, 1931
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Rachmaninoff/Respighi Five Picture Studies (arr. for orchestra by Respighi) November 13, 1931
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Tcherepnin, Nikolai Eight Miniatures (After a Russian Illustrated Alphabet) November 27, 1931
Nikolai Tcherepnin, conductor
Tcherepnin, Nikolai Prelude, In Memory of Rimsky-Korsakov, November 27, 1931
Nikolai Tcherepnin, conductor
Gershwin, George Rhapsody No. 2 for Orchestra and Piano January 29, 1932
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Gruenberg, Louis Symphony No. 1, Op. 17 February 10, 1932
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Copland, Aaron Symphonic Ode February 19, 1932
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Dukelsky, Vladimir Epitaph for Chorus, Soprano and Orchestra

April 15, 1932
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor

Carpenter, John Alden Patterns, for Orchestra and Piano October 21, 1932
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Schmitt, Florent Symphonie Concertante for Orchestra and Piano, Op. 82 November 25, 1932
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Converse, Frederick Prophecy, Tone Poem for Soprano and Orchestra December 16, 1932
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Harris, Roy Symphony: 1933 January 26, 1933
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Tcherepnin, Nikolai Three Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 59 October 13, 1933
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Whithorne, Emerson Moon Trail, Suite for Symphonic Orchestra, Op. 53 December 15, 1933
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Berezowsky, Nicolai Symphony No. 2, Op. 18 February 16, 1934
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Piston, Walter Concerto for Orchestra March 8, 1934
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Koussevitzky, Serge Passacaglia (On a Russian Theme) October 12, 1934
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Toch, Ernst Big Ben, Variation Fantasy on the Westminster Chimes December 21, 1934
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Steinert, Alexander Concerto Sinfonico for Piano and Orchestra February 8, 1935
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Converse, Frederick American Sketches, Symphonic Suite February 8, 1935
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Berezowsky, Nicolai Concerto Lirico for Violoncello and Orchestra February 22, 1935
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Smith, David Stanley Epic Poem, Op. 55 April 12, 1935
David S. Smith, conductor
Harris, Roy Symphony No. 2 February 28, 1936
Richard Burgin, conductor
Chavez, Carlos Sinfonia India April 10, 1936
Carlos Chavez, conductor
Josten, Werner Symphony in F November 13, 1936
Werner Josten, conductor
Hill, Edward Burlingame Symphony No. 3 in G, Op. 41 December 3, 1937
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Starokadomsky, Michael Concerto for Orchestra, Op. 14 December 17, 1937
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Piston, Walter Symphony No. 1 April 8, 1938
Walter Piston, conductor
Hartmann, Thomas de Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra, Op. 57 April 14, 1938
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Sowerby, Leo Concerto for Organ and Orchestra, in C April 22, 1938
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Berezowsky, Nicolai Toccata, Variations and Finale for String Quartet and Orchestra October 21, 1938
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Hill, Edward Burlingame Concerto for Violin, Op. 38 November 11, 1938
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Dukelsky, Vladimir Dedicaces, for Piano and Orchestra with Soprano obbligato December 16, 1938
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Harris, Roy Symphony No. 3 February 24, 1939
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Smith, David Stanley Symphony No. 4, Op. 78 April 14, 1939
David S. Smith, conductor
Hanson, Howard Symphony No. 3 November 3, 1939
Howard Hanson, conductor
Lopatnikov, Nikolai Symphony No. 2 in F minor, Op. 24 December 22, 1939
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor


World Premieres: 1940

Foote, George In Praise of Winter January 5, 1940
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Hill, Edward Burlingame Concertino for String Orchestra, Op. 46 April 19, 1940
Samuel Gardner, conductor
Castelnuovo-Tedesco, M Cipressi October 25, 1940
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Hindemith, Paul Concerto for Cello February 7, 1941
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Bach, J.S. Prelude & Fugue in C (trans. for winds by Koussevitzky) March 21, 1941
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Martinu, Bohuslav Concerto Grosso for Chamber Orchestra November 14, 1941
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Lourie, Arthur Symphony No. 2, Kormtchaia November 7, 1941
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Schuman, William Symphony No. 3 October 17, 1941
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Lopatnikov, Nikolai Concerto for Violin, Op. 26 April 17, 1942
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Harris, Roy Symphony No. 5 February 26, 1943
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Schuman, William A Free Song, Secular Cantata No. 2 for Chorus and Orchestra March 26, 1943
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Dukelsky, Vladimir Concerto for Violin in G minor March 19, 1943
Richard Burgin, conductor
Stravinsky, Igor Ode, in Three Parts October 8, 1943
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Foss, Lukas The Prairie October 15, 1943
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Berezowsky, Nicolai Symphony No. 4, Op. 29 October 22, 1943
N. Berezowsky, conductor
Martinu, Bohuslav Symphony No. 1 November 13, 1943
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Schuman, William Symphony for Strings November 12, 1943
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Read, Gardner Symphony No. 2, Op. 45 November 26, 1943
Gardner Read, conductor
Hanson, Howard Symphony No. 4, Op. 34, The Requiem December 3, 1943
Howard Hanson, conductor
Martinu, Bohuslav Concerto for Violin December 31, 1943
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Stravinsky, Igor Four Norwegian Moods

January 14, 1944
Igor Stravinsky, conductor

Gretchaninoff, Alexander Missa Oecumenica, Op. 142 (Ecumenical Mass) February 25, 1944
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Barber, Samuel Second Symphony March 3, 1944
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Harris, Roy Symphony No. 6, Op. 60 April 14, 1944
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Diamond, David Symphony No. 2 October 13, 1944
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Schoenberg, Arnold Theme and Variations for Orchestra, Op. 43B October 20, 1944
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Bartók, Bela Concerto for Orchestra December 1, 1944
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Lourie, Arthur The Feast During the Plague January 5, 1945
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Villa-Lobos, Heitor Choros No. 12 February 23, 1945
Heitor Villa-Lobos, conductor
Lopatnikov, Nikolai Concertino for Orchetra, Op. 30 March 2, 1945
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Hill, Edward Burlingame Music for English Horn and Orchestra, Op. 50 March 2, 1945
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Thompson, Randall The Testament of Freedom April 6, 1945
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Martinu, Bohuslav Symphony No. 3 October 12, 1945
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Menotti, Gian-Carlo Concerto for Piano in F November 2, 1945
Richard Burgin, conductor
Gretchaninoff, Alexander Elegy, Op. 175 March 29, 1946
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Dukelsky, Vladimir Concerto for Cello January 4, 1946
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Cowell, Henry Hymn and Fuguing Tune March 29, 1946
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Barber, Samuel Concerto for Cello, Op. 22 April 5, 1946
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Copland, Aaron Symphony No. 3 October 18, 1946
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Harris, Roy Celebration, Variations on a Theme by Howard Hanson October 25, 1946
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Milhaud, Darius Symphony No. 2 December 20, 1946
Walter Piston, conductor
Foss, Lukas The Song of Songs, 2nd Biblical solo Cantata for Soprano March 7, 1947
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Cowell, Henry Short Symphony (No. 4) October 24, 1947
Darius Milhaud, conductor
Barber, Samuel Knoxville: Summer of 1915 April 9, 1948
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Guarnieri, Camargo Prologo e Fuga December 26, 1947
Eleazar de Carvalho, conductor
Villa-Lobos, Heitor Madona, Symphonic Poem December 26, 1947
Eleazar de Carvalho, conductor
Diamond, David Symphony No. 4 January 23, 1948
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Nabokov, Nicolas The Return of Pushkin January 2, 1948
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Piston, Walter Symphony No. 3 January 9, 1948
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Shapero, Harold Symphony (for Classical Orchestra) January 30, 1948
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Malipiero, Gian Francesco Symphony No. 4 February 27, 1948
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Fine, Irving Toccata Concertante October 22, 1948
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Hanson, Howard Concerto for Piano in G, Op. 36 December 31, 1948
Hanson, Howard
Foss, Lukas Recordare December 31, 1948
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Sowerby, Leo Symphony No. 4 January 7, 1949
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Stravinsky, Igor Orpheus, Ballet in Three Scenes February 11, 1949
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Fernandez, Oscar Lorenzo Symphony in B February 25, 1949
Eleazar de Carvalho, conductor
Bernstein, Leonard The Age of Anxiety (Symphony No. 2) April 8, 1949
Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
Messiaen, Oliver Turangalila Symphony December 2, 1949
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Wagenaar, Bernard Symphony No. 4 December 16, 1949
Richard Burgin, conductor


World Premieres: 1950

Poulenc, Francis Concerto for Piano January 6, 1950
Charles Munch, conductor
Schuman, William Concerto for Violin February 10, 1950
Charles Munch, conductor
Milhaud, Darius Concerto for Piano No. 4 March 3, 1950
Charles Munch, conductor
Foss, Lukas Song of Anguish, 1st Biblical solo Cantata for Baritone March 10, 1950
Lukas Foss, conductor
Diamond, David Symphony No. 3 November 3, 1950
Charles Munch, conductor
Nabokov, Nicolas La Vita Nuova March 2, 1951
Charles Munch, conductor
Honegger, Arthur Symphony No. 5 March 9, 1951
Charles Munch, conductor
Haieff, Alexei Concerto for Piano October 31, 1952
Charles Munch, conductor
Bach/Munch Chorale Prelude and Chorale, The Old Year is Past January 2, 1953
Charles Munch, conductor
Smit, Leo Overture: The Parcae October 16, 1953
Charles Munch, conductor
Piston, Walter Fantasy for Solo English Horn with Strings and Harp January 1, 1954
Charles Munch, conductor
Barber, Samuel Prayers of Kierkegaard December 3, 1954
Charles Munch, conductor
Martinu, Bohuslav Fantaisies Symphoniques (Symphony No. 6) January 7, 1955
Charles Munch, conductor
Milhaud, Darius Symphony No. 6 October 7, 1955
Charles Munch, conductor
Piston, Walter Symphony No. 6 November 25, 1955
Charles Munch, conductor
Petrassi, Goffredo Concerto for Orchestra No. 5 December 2, 1955
Charles Munch, conductor
Hanson, Howard Elegy to the Memory of Serge Koussevitzky, Op. 44 January 20, 1956
Charles Munch, conductor
Copland, Aaron Symphonic Ode February 3, 1956
Charles Munch, conductor
Villa-Lobos, Heitor Symphony No. 11 March 2, 1956
Heitor Villa-Lobos, conductor
Walton, William Concerto for Cello January 25, 1957
Charles Munch, conductor
Smit, Leo Symphony No. 1 in E flat February 1, 1957
Charles Munch, conductor
Diamond, David Symphony No. 6

March 8, 1957
Charles Munch, conductor

Kornsand, Emil Metamorphosis April 5, 1957
Charles Munch, conductor
Einem, Gottfried von Symphonic Scenes, Op. 22 October 11, 1957
Charles Munch, conductor
Sessions, Roger Symphony No. 3 December 6, 1957
Charles Munch, conductor
Piston, Walter Concerto for Viola March 7, 1958
Charles Munch, conductor
Barraud, Henry Symphony No. 3 March 7, 1958
Haieff, Alexei
Blackwood, Easley Symphony No. 1 April 18, 1958
Richard Burgin, conductor
Tcherepnin, Alexander Symphony No. 4 in E, Op. 91 December 5, 1958
Charles Munch, conductor
Martinu, Bohuslav The Parables February 13, 1959
Charles Munch, conducto
Dutilleux, Henri Symphony No. 2 for Large Orchestra & Chamber Orchestra December 11, 1959
Charles Munch, conductor


World Premieres: 1960

Moevs, Robert Attis, for Orchstra with Chorus and Tenor Solo February 12, 1960
Charles Munch, conductor
Martinon, Jean Prelude and Toccata, Op. 50 April 22, 1960
Charles Munch, conductor
Schuman, William Symphony No. 7 October 21, 1960
Charles Munch, conductor
Barber, Samuel Nie Natali, Chorale Preludes for Christmas December 22, 1960
Lukas Foss, conductor
Poulenc, Francis Gloria January 20, 1961
Charles Munch, conductor
Fine, Irving Symphony (1962) March 23, 1962
Charles Munch, conductor
Ibert, Jacques Mouvement Symphonique, Bostoniana January 25, 1963
Charles Munch, conductor
Lees, Benjamin Concerto for Violin February 8, 1963
Erich Leinsdorf, conductor
Sydeman, William Study for Orchestra No. 2 November 22, 1963
Erich Leinsdorf, conductor
Toch, Ernst Symphony No. 5 March 13, 1964
Erich Leinsdorf, conductor
Huggler, John Sculptures, Op. 39 November 13, 1964
Erich Leinsdorf, conductor
Piston, Walter Symphony No. 8 March 5, 1965
Erich Leinsdorf, conductor
Martinu, Bohuslav Fantaisies Symphoniques (Symphony No. 6) January 7, 1955
Charles Munch, conductor
Sydeman, William Study No. 3 for Orchestra October 15, 1965
Erich Leinsdorf, conductor
Sessions, Roger Psalm 140, for Soprano and Orchestra February 11, 1966
Erich Leinsdorf, conductor
Sydeman, William In Memoriam John F. Kennedy November 4, 1966
Erich Leinsdorf, conductor
Carter, Elliot Concerto for Piano January 6, 1967
Erich Leinsdorf, conductor
Moevs, Robert Et Occidentem Illustra February 24, 1967
Erich Leinsdorf, conductor
Schuller, Gunther Diptych for Brass Quintet and Orchestra March 31, 1967
Erich Leinsdorf, conductor
Lees, Benjamin Concerto for Piano No. 2 March 15, 1968
Erich Leinsdorf, conductor


World Premieres: 1970

Schuller, Gunther Museum Piece December 11, 1970
William Steinberg, conductor
Piston, Walter Concerto for Flute September 22, 1970
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Knussen, Oliver Symphony No. 3 January 24, 1974
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Schuman, William Concerto on Old English Rounds for Viola, Women's Chorus November 29, 1974
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Harbison, John Diotima March 10, 1977
Joseph Silverstein, conductor
Cage, John Renga with Apartment House 1776 September 30, 1976
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Tippett, Sir Michael Symphony No. 3 February 15, 1974
Sir. Colin Davis, conductor
Sallinen, Aulis Sinfonia Okko Kamu, conductor
February 28, 1974


World Premieres: 1980

Bernstein, Leonard Divertimento for Orchestra September 25, 1980
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Chihara, Paul Seiko Concerto for Saxophone January 29, 1981
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Davies, Peter Maxwell Symphony No. 2 February 26, 1981
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Starer, Robert Concerto for Violin October 15, 1981
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Sessions, Roger Concerto for Orchestra October 23, 1981
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Panufnik, Andrzej Symphony No. 8 (Sinfonia Votiva) January 28, 1982
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Lieberson, Peter Concerto for Piano April 21, 1983
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Tippett, Sir Michael The Mask of Time, for voices and instruments April 5, 1984
Sir Colin Davis, conductor
Harbison, John Symphony No. 1 March 22, 1984
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Wilson, Olly Sinfonia October 12, 1984
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Lieberson, Peter Drala October 9, 1986
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Martino, Donald The White Island, for mixed chorus & chamber orchestra April 8, 1987
John Oliver, conductor
Cage, John 101 April 6, 1989
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Rands, Bernard ...body and shadow... February 23, 1989
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Antoniou, Theodore Paean October 26, 1989
Carl St. Clair, conductor
Tsang, Richard Prelude for Orchestra November 22, 1989
Seiji Ozawa, conductor


World Premieres: 1990

Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe Concerto for Flute April 26, 1990
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Rorem, Ned words and Plowshares, for 4 solo voices and orchestra November 14, 1991
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Cerchio, Bruno Krishna, Suite from Act I November 12, 1992
Giuseppe Sinopoli, conductor
Goehr, Alexander Colossos or Panic, Symphonic Fragment after Goya, Op.55 April 15, 1993
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Henze, Hans Werner Symphony No. 8 October 1, 1993
Seiji Ozawa, conductor

Wright, Maurice
Concertpiece, for marimaba and orchestra April 15, 1994
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Tippett, Sir Michael The Rose Lake October 12, 1995
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Walker, George Lilacs, for voice and orchestra February 1, 1996
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Previn, André Miss Sallie Chisum Remembers Billy the Kid March 21, 1996
André Previn, conductor
Previn, André Vocalise March 10, 1922
Pierre Monteux, conductor
Converse, Frederick Symphony No. 2 in E March 21, 1996
André Previn, conductor
Rands, Bernard Concerto for Cello No. 1 April 3, 1997
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Thomas, Augusta Read Chanson, for cello and orchestra April 3, 1997
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Kirchner, Leon Of Things Exactly as They Are September 26, 1997
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Dutilleux, Henri The Shadows of Time, five episodes for orchestra October 9, 1997
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Weir, Judith Natural History, for soprano and orchestra January 14, 1999
Sir Simon Rattle, conductor
Williams, John For Seiji! April 22, 1999
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Lieberson, Peter Red Garuda, for piano and orchestra October 14, 1999
Seiji Ozawa, conductor

 

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