Today in Music History: 2nd January

Jan 1, 2020

Wagner premiered the Flying Dutchman in Dresden, Germany.
Saint Saens premeired his Violin concerto No. 3 in B minor with Sarasate as solo violinist.
Happy birthday Mily Balakirev!

Here is Balakirev's piano concerto:
Part 1:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UHOa411lyc
Part 2:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvTekIJgaJo


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