1901 Premier of Serge Rachmaninoff's 2nd Piano Concerto in Moscow. with the 28-year old as soloist.
1950 First Premier of Aaron Copland's Quartet for Piano and Strings. New York Quartet at a Coolidge Festival concert at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Commissioned by Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Coolidge Foundation.
1897 First Premier of Alexander Scriabin's piano concerto with the composer as soloist in Odessa.
1831 First Premier of Felix Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25 with the composer as soloist in Munich.
1855 First Premier of first version of Brahms' Piano Trio No. 1 in B in Danzig.
1937 - Birth of American pianist Ruth Laredo in Detroit. She died in NYC, May 26, 2005.
1934 Birth of Russian composer Alfred Schnittke in Engels, Russia. He died in Hamburg, Germany on Aug 3, 1998.
1865 - Premiere of Johannes Brahms' piano work Variations on a Theme of Paganini Op. 35, in Zürich, Switzerland.
1811 - Premiere of Beethoven's "Emperor" Piano Concerto No. 5 in Leipzig with the Gewandhaus Orchestra. Johann Philip Christian Schultz conducting, Friedrich Schneider, soloist.
1971 Birth of Russian pianist Evgeny Kissin in Moscow.
1875 Premier of Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 44, conducted by Edouard Colonne with the composer as soloist, in Paris.