American Premieres: The 1900s

Audiences at the turn of the century were privileged to hear over forty new works, including Litolff's King Lear Overture and Sibelius' Song of Spring.

Composer Title of Work First Performance
Taneieff, Sergei Symphony No. 1, Op. 12 in C November 22, 1901
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Elgar, Sir Edward Cockaigne Overture (No.1) (In London Town) November 29, 1901
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Bruckner, Anton Symphony No. 5 in B-flat, Tragic December 27, 1901 
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Huber, Hans Symphony No.2 in E minor, Op. 115 October 24, 1902 
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nicolay Overture to The Tsar's Bride November 14, 1902
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Koessler, Hans Symphonic Variations March 14, 1902
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
d'Indy, Vincent Symphony for Orchestra and Piano, Op. 25 April 4, 1902
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Arensky, Anton Overture to Nala and Damayanti January 23, 1903
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Fibich, Zdenko Overture to A Night at Karlstein, Op. 26 January 30, 1903
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Litolff, Henri Lancelot and Elaine - Symphonic Poem April 9, 1903
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Bruneau, Alfred Entr'acte Symphonique from Messidor October 16, 1903
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Glazunov, Alexander Lancelot and Elaine - Symphonic Poem October 23, 1903 
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Dohnanyi, Ernst von Symphony No. 1 in D minor November 27, 1903
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Schumann, Georg In Carnival Time, Suite for Full Orchestra, Op. 22 January 22, 1904
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Dubois, Theodore Overture to Frithjof February 5, 1904 
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Akimenko, Theodor Lyric Poem for Full Orchestra, Op. 20 February 26, 1904 
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Glazunov, Alexander Carnaval Overture, in F major April 8, 1904
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Hopekirk, Helen Concert Piece in D minor, for Piano and Orchestra April 15, 1904 
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Bruch, Max Serenade in A minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 75 February 10, 1905
Wilhelm Gericke, conductor
Debussy, Claude La Mer March 1, 1907
Karl Muck, conductor
Fried, Oskar Prelude and Double Fugue for String Orchestra, Op.10 March 28, 1907
Karl Muck, conductor
Brockway, Howard Symphony in D major, Op. 12 April 5, 1907
Karl Muck, conductor
Boehe, Ernst Taormina, Tone Poem Op. 9 November 9, 1907
Karl Muck, conductor
Humperdinck, Engelbert Overture to The Forced Marriage December 20, 1907
Karl Muck, conductor
d'Ambrosio, Alfred Violin Concerto in B minor, Op. 29 December 20, 1907 
Karl Muck, conductor
Bossi, Enrico Goldonian Intermezzi for Strings, Op. 127 December 20, 1907 
Karl Muck, conductor
Schelling, Ernest Fantastic Suite for Pianoforte and Orchestra January 24, 1908 
Karl Muck, conductor
Schjelderup, Gerhard Summer Night on the Fiord and Sunrise over the Himalaya February 14, 1908
Karl Muck, conductor
Hadley, Henry Symphony No. 3 in B minor, Op. 60 April 10, 1908
Karl Muck, conductor
Ertel, Jean Paul The Midnight Review, Symphonic Poem, Op. 16 April 16, 1908
Karl Muck, conductor
Moor, Emanuel Piano Concerto, Op. 57 April 16, 1908
Karl Muck, conductor
Sauer, Emil Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor October 16, 1908 
Karl Muck, conductor
Sibelius, Jean A Song of Spring, Op. 16 November 20, 1908 
Max Fiedler, conductor
Schillings, Max The Harvest Festival, from the opera Moloch January 15, 1909
Max Fiedler, conductor
Scheinpflug, Paul Overture to a Comedy of Shakespeare, Op. 15 January 22, 1909
Max Fiedler, conductor
Bruckner, Anton Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Apocalyptic March 12, 1909 
Max Fiedler, conductor
Graedener, Hermann Concerto for Cello, Op. 45 March 12, 1909
Max Fiedler, conductor
Maquarre, Andre On the Sea Cliffs Op. 6 March 26, 1909
Max Fiedler, conductor
Reger, Max Symphonic Prologue to a Tragedy, Op. 108 October 15, 1909
Max Fiedler, conductor
Bantock, Granville The Pierrot of the Minute Overture October 22, 1909
Max Fiedler, conductor
Delius, Frederick Paris: A Night Piece (The Song of a Great City) November 26, 1909
Max Fiedler, conductor