Fri 8 Jun 2007
1671: Tommaso Albinoni, composer/ violinist, born.
1810: Robert (Alexander) Schumann, composer, born.
1912: Premiere of Daphnis et Chloé, ballet by Ravel.
1937: Premiere of Carmina Burana, work for chorus, orchestra and solists, by Carl Orff.
1949: Emanuel Ax, pianist, born.
1953: Premiere of Gloriana, opera by Britten.