American Premieres: The 1880s and 1890s

The BSO performances at the end of the 19th century were punctuated with works by Bizet, Brahms, and Bruckner.

Composer Title of Work First Performance
Rubinstein, Anton Symphony No. 5 in G minor, Op. 107 October 6, 1882
George Henschel, conductor
Brahms, Johannes Concerto for Piano No. 2 March 14, 1883
George Henschel, conductor
Svendsen, Johan Symphony No. 2 in B flat, Op. 15 January 4, 1884
George Henschel, conductor
Bizet, Georges Scherzo from the Suite Roma February 21, 1884
George Henschel, conductor
Grimm Symphony in D minor, Op. 19 February 22, 1884
George Henschel, conductor
Massenet, Jules Entr'acte and Finale from Les Erinnyes March 7, 1884
George Henschel, conductor
Bruckner, Anton Symphony No. 7 in E February 4, 1887
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
MacDowell, Edward Lancelot and Elaine - Symphonic Poem January 10, 1890
Arthur Nikisch, conductor
Paderewski, Ignace Jan Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 17 January 10, 1890
Arthur Nikisch, conductor