American Premieres: The 1990s

Combined in the programs of the 1990s were the American premieres of Benjamin Britten's Suite from Death in Venice, Op. 88a, and Alfred Schnittke's Epilogue (Out of the World) from Peer Gynt.

Composer Title of Work First Performance
Schnittke, Alfred Concerto for Viola April 5, 1990
Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor
Messiaen, Oliver Un Sourire March 19, 1992
Marek Janowski, conductor
Turnage, Mark-Anthony Some Days, for mezzo-soprano and orchestra April 21, 1994
Bernard Haitink, conductor
Schnittke, Alfred Epilogue - (Out of the World) from Peer Gynt January 11, 1996
Eri Klas, conductor
Britten, Benjamin Suite from Death in Venice, Op. 88a October 17, 1996
Robert Spano, conductor
Takemitsu, Toru My Way of Life, for baritone, mixed chorus and orchestra November 14, 1996
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Janacek, Leos Glagolitic Mass January 8, 1998
Sir Simon Rattle, conductor
Lindberg, Magnus Arena January 28, 1999
Robert Spano, conductor
Musgrave, Thea Phoenix Rising November 26, 1999 
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor