American Premieres: The 1970s

Conducting multiple U.S. premieres in the years to follow were Colin Davis, William Steinberg, and Michael Tilson Thomas.

Composer Title of Work First Performance
Donatoni, Franco Puppenspiel No. 2 for Flute, Piccolo and Orchestra January 23, 1970
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Tippett, Sir Michael Symphony No. 2 February 20, 1970 
Sir. Colin Davis, conductor
Partos, Oedoen Paths, symphonic elegy September 25, 1970
William Steinberg, conductor
Einem, Gottfried von Concerto for Violin, Op. 33 September 24, 1971
William Steinberg, conductor
Denisov, Edison Concerto for Flute, Oboe, Piano and Percussion October 1, 1971 
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Schumann, Robert Carnaval (3 sections orchestrated by Ravel) November 29, 1973
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Tippett, Sir Michael Symphony No. 3 February 15, 1974
Sir Colin Davis, conductor
Scriabin, Alexander Symphony No. 2 February 15, 1974
Georg Semkow, conductor
Sallinen, Aulis Sinfonia February 28, 1974 
Okko Kamu, conductor