A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS

Lowell Liebermann

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February 22, 1961: Lowell (Seth) Liebermann is born in New York.
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May 15, 1977: Piano Sonata no.1 by Lowell Liebermann (16) is performed for the first time, in Carnegie Recital Hall, New York, by the composer.
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October 29, 1978: Sonata for cello and piano no.1 op.3 by Lowell Liebermann (17) is performed for the first time, in Pius X Hall, Manhattanville College, New York, the composer at the keyboard.
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April 29, 1979: Two Choral Elegies op.2 for chorus by Lowell Liebermann (18), to words of Tennyson, is performed for the first time, in the Fine Arts Center, SUNY Stony Brook.
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January 20, 1981: String Quartet no.1 op.5 by Lowell Liebermann (19) is performed for the first time, in Paul Recital Hall, the Juilliard School, New York.
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July 7, 1983: Piano Sonata no.2 “Sonata Notturna” op.10 by Lowell Liebermann (22) is performed for the first time, at the Wavendon Music Festival, United Kingdom.
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April 29, 1985: Sonata for viola and piano op.13 by Lowell Liebermann (24) is performed for the first time, in Town Hall, New York.
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January 16, 1986: De Profundis for organ op.16 by Lowell Liebermann (24) is performed for the first time, in St. Michael’s Church, New York.
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March 19, 1986: Sechs Gesänge nach Gedichten von Nelly Sachs op.14 for soprano and piano by Lowell Liebermann (25) is performed for the first time, in CAMI Hall, New York. See 7 April 1987.
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March 29, 1986: Parts of the Missa brevis op.15 for tenor, baritone, chorus, and organ by Lowell Liebermann (25) is performed for the first time, in Holy Trinity Church, New York. See 19 October 1996.
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October 15, 1986: Four Apparitions op.17 for piano by Lowell Liebermann (25) is performed for the first time, in Merkin Concert Hall, New York.
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October 25, 1986: Two pieces for violin and viola op.4 by Lowell Liebermann (25) is performed for the first time, in St. Ignatius Church, New York.
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November 21, 1986: Nocturne no.1 op.20 for piano by Lowell Liebermann (25) is performed for the first time, in the Terrace Theatre at the Kennedy Center, Washington.
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April 7, 1987: Six Songs on Poems of Nelly Sachs op.18 for soprano and orchestra by Lowell Liebermann (26) is performed for the first time, in Alice Tully Hall, New York, the composer conducting. See 19 March 1986.
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June 3, 1987: Variations on a Theme by Anton Bruckner op.19 for piano by Lowell Liebermann (26) is performed for the first time, in Charleston, South Carolina.
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November 23, 1987: Final Songs op.21, a cycle for baritone and piano by Lowell Liebermann (26), to words of various authors, is performed for the first time, in CAMI Hall, New York, the composer at the keyboard.
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February 19, 1988: Symphony no.1 op.9 by Lowell Liebermann (26) is performed for the first time, in Alice Tully Hall, New York.
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May 20, 1988: Sonata for flute and piano op.23 by Lowell Liebermann (27) is performed for the first time, in Charleston, South Carolina.
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October 28, 1988: Concerto for piano and orchestra no.1 op.12 by Lowell Liebermann (27) is performed for the first time, in Drake Theatre, Lake Forest, Illinois.
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November 13, 1988: Quintet for piano, clarinet, and string trio op.26 by Lowell Liebermann (27) is performed for the first time, at The Phillipps Collection in Washington.
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March 15, 1989: Sonata for flute and guitar op.25 by Lowell Liebermann (28) is performed for the first time, in St. Paul’s Chapel, New York.
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March 18, 1989: Sonata for contrabass and piano op.24 by Lowell Liebermann (28) is performed for the first time, in the Corcoran Gallery, Washington.
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March 21, 1989: Fantasy on a Fugue by JS Bach op.27 for woodwind quintet and piano by Lowell Liebermann (28) is performed for the first time, in Kaufmann Concert Hall of the 92nd Street Y, New York.
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May 28, 1989: Chamber Concerto no.1 op.28 for violin, piano and string quartet by Lowell Liebermann (28) is performed for the first time, in Charleston, South Carolina.
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October 14, 1989: Gargoyles op.29 for piano by Lowell Liebermann (28) is performed for the first time, in Alice Tully Hall, New York.
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March 28, 1990: Nocturne no.2 op.31 for piano by Lowell Liebermann (29) is performed for the first time, in Alice Tully Hall, New York.
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August 8, 1990: Trio for piano, violin, and cello op.32 by Lowell Liebermann (29) is performed for the first time, on Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
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January 12, 1991: The Domain of Arnheim op.33 for orchestra by Lowell Liebermann (29) is performed for the first time, in Kaufmann Concert Hall, 92nd Street Y, New York.
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February 2, 1991: Quintet for piano and strings op.34 by Lowell Liebermann (29) is performed for the first time, in Peace Arts Center, Greenville, South Carolina.
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October 19, 1991: Nocturne no.3 op.35 for piano by Lowell Liebermann (30) is performed for the first time, in Ruth Taylor Concert Hall, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas.
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June 1, 1992: Fantasy for bass-koto op.30 by Lowell Liebermann (31) is performed for the first time, in Steinway Hall, New York.
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June 11, 1992: Concerto for piano and orchestra no.2 op.36 by Lowell Liebermann (31) is performed for the first time, in the Kennedy Center, Washington.
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July 9, 1992: Evening Prayer and Dream from “Hänsel und Gretel” op.37 for piano by Lowell Liebermann (31) is performed for the first time, in Saratoga Springs, New York.
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November 6, 1992: Concerto for flute and orchestra op.39 by Lowell Liebermann (31) is performed for the first time, in Powell Hall, St. Louis.
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November 22, 1992: Nocturne no.4 op.38 for piano by Lowell Liebermann (31) is performed for the first time, in Queen Elizabeth Hall, London.
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January 30, 1993: Soliloquy op.44 for flute by Lowell Liebermann (31) is performed for the first time, in Trinity Church, New Orleans.
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February 17, 1993: A Poet to His Beloved op.40 for tenor, flute, string quartet, and piano by Lowell Liebermann (31), to words of Yeats, is performed for the first time, in Alice Tully Hall, New York.
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April 2, 1993: Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking op.41 for mezzo-soprano and string quartet by Lowell Liebermann (32), to words of Whitman, is performed for the first time, at the University of Kansas.
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December 1, 1994: Sonata for violin and piano no.1 op.46 by Lowell Liebermann (33) is performed for the first time, in Weill Recital Hall, New York.
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January 28, 1995: Album for the Young op.43 for piano by Lowell Liebermann (33) is performed for the first time, in Manchester, England.
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April 29, 1995: Revelry for orchestra op.47 by Lowell Liebermann (34) is performed for the first time, at SUNY Purchase.
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November 1, 1995: Concerto for flute, harp, and orchestra op.48 by Lowell Liebermann (34) is performed for the first time, in Minneapolis.
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February 15, 1996: Paean op.49 for wind band by Lowell Liebermann (34) is performed for the first time, in San Antonio, Texas.
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February 27, 1996: Variations on a Theme by Mozart op.42 for two pianos by Lowell Liebermann (35) is performed for the first time, in Weill Recital Hall, New York.
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May 8, 1996: The Picture of Dorian Gray op.45, an opera by Lowell Liebermann (35) to his own words after Wilde, is performed for the first time, in Salle Garnier, Monte Carlo.
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August 18, 1996: Concerto for piccolo and orchestra op.50 by Lowell Liebermann (35) is performed for the first time.
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October 19, 1996: Missa Brevis op.15 by Lowell Liebermann (35) is performed completely for the first time, in Warwick, New York. Also premiered is Liebermann’s Three Poems of Stephen Crane op.11 for baritone, two horns, harp, and strings, the composer conducting, and Struwwelpeterlieder op.51 for soprano, viola, and piano, to words of Hoffmann, the composer at the keyboard. See 29 March 1986.
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January 15, 1997: Appalachian Liebeslieder op.54 for soprano, baritone, and piano duet by Lowell Liebermann (35), to words of Stover, is performed for the first time, in Weill Recital Hall, New York.
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February 14, 1997: Sonata for flute and harp op.56 by Lowell Liebermann (35) is performed for the first time, at the University of Delaware.
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February 22, 1997: Two works by Lowell Liebermann are premiered on his 36th birthday: Nocturne no.5 op.55 for piano, in Carnegie Hall, New York, and Kontrapunktus for Japanese drums and orchestra op.52, in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
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January 17, 1998: Loss of Breath op.58 for orchestra by Lowell Liebermann (36) is performed for the first time, in Long Beach, California.
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February 17, 1998: Six Songs on Poems by Henry W. Longfellow op.57 for tenor and piano by Lowell Liebermann (36) is performed for the first time, in Merkin Concert Hall, New York, the composer at the keyboard.
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August 14, 1998: Eight Pieces op.59 for bass flute, alto flute, C flute or piccolo solo by Lowell Liebermann (37) is performed for the first time, in Phoenix, Arizona.
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August 16, 1998: String Quartet no.2 op.60 by Lowell Liebermann (37) is performed for the first time, in the Congress Hotel, Chicago.
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September 19, 1998: Sonata for cello and piano no.2 op.61 by Lowell Liebermann (37) is performed for the first time, in Wigmore Hall, London.
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November 15, 1998: Nocturne no.6 for piano by Lowell Liebermann (37) is performed for the first time, in Alice Tully Hall, New York.
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March 21, 1999: Three Dream Songs op.53 for baritone and piano by Lowell Liebermann (38) is performed for the first time, in New York, the composer at the keyboard.
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November 13, 1999: Three Elizabethan Songs op.63 for chorus by Lowell Liebermann (38) is performed for the first time, in Ithaca, New York.
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May 4, 2000: Three Impromptus for piano op.68 by Lowell Liebermann (39) is performed for the first time, in Alice Tully Hall, New York.
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May 6, 2000: Nocturne Fantasy op.69 for two guitars by Lowell Liebermann (39) is performed for the first time, in Bethlehem Presbyterian Church, Pittstown, New Jersey.
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May 25, 2000: Concerto for trumpet and orchestra op.64 by Lowell Liebermann (39) is performed for the first time, in New York.
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November 16, 2000: Dorian Gray: A Symphonic Portrait op.70 by Lowell Liebermann (39) is performed for the first time, in Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas.
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February 9, 2001: Pegasus op.71 for narrator and orchestra by Lowell Liebermann (39) is performed for the first time, in Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas.
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May 23, 2001: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini for piano and orchestra op.72 by Lowell Liebermann (40) is performed for the first time, in Indianapolis.
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August 16, 2001: Concerto for violin and orchestra op.74 by Lowell Liebermann (40) is performed for the first time, in Saratoga Performing Arts Center.
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October 5, 2001: Variations on a Theme of Mozart op.75 for orchestra by Lowell Liebermann (40) is performed for the first time, in NHK Hall, Tokyo.
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November 4, 2001: Trio for piano, violin, and cello no.2 op.77 by Lowell Liebermann (40) is performed for the first time, in Lied Center for the Performing Arts, Lawrence, Kansas.
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November 17, 2001: Three works for tenor and piano are performed for the first time, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York: New Work for tenor and piano by Gian Carlo Menotti (90), Irreverent Heart by John Corigliano (63) to words of Harburg, and On the Beach at Night op.78 by Lowell Liebermann (40) to words of Whitman.
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December 22, 2001: Three Lullabies op.76 for two pianos by Lowell Liebermann (40) is performed for the first time, in Miami.
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April 14, 2002: Six Songs on Poems by Raymond Carver op.80 for baritone and piano by Lowell Liebermann (41) is performed for the first time, in Merkin Concert Hall, New York.
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September 20, 2002: Concerto for orchestra op.81 by Lowell Liebermann (41) is performed for the first time, in the Peristyle Theatre, Toledo, Ohio.
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April 11, 2003: Piano Sonata no.3 op.82 by Lowell Liebermann (42) is performed for the first time, in Indianapolis.
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May 5, 2003: Nocturne for orchestra op.84 by Lowell Liebermann (42) is performed for the first time, in London.
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June 6, 2003: Two Songs on Poems of Anthony Hecht op.86 for voice and piano by Lowell Liebermann (42) is performed for the first time, in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
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July 18, 2003: Nocturne no.8 op.85 for piano by Lowell Liebermann (42) is performed for the first time, in New York.
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March 28, 2004: Trio for flute, cello, and piano no.1 op.83 by Lowell Liebermann (43) is performed for the first time, in Kansas City Music Hall, Kansas City, Missouri.
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August 14, 2004: Trio for flute, cello, and piano no.2 op.87 by Lowell Liebermann (43) is performed for the first time, in Opryland Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee.
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February 22, 2006: Sonata for cello and piano no.3 op.90 by Lowell Liebermann is performed for the first time, in the Fort Worth Museum of Modern Art, Fort Worth, Texas, the composer at the keyboard on his 45th birthday.
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March 29, 2006: Variations on a Theme of Schubert op.92 for wind band by Lowell Liebermann (45) is performed for the first time.
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April 2, 2006: Daydream and Nightmare op.94 for two pianos, eight hands by Lowell Liebermann (45) is performed for the first time, at the Rivers School of Music, Weston, Massachusetts.
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April 26, 2006: Miss Lonelyhearts op.93, an opera by Lowell Liebermann (45) to words of McClatchy after West, is performed for the first time, at the Juilliard Theatre, Lincoln Center, New York.
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May 12, 2006: Concerto for piano and orchestra no.3 op.95 by Lowell Liebermann (45) is performed for the first time, in Milwaukee.
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August 9, 2006: Nocturne no.9 op.97 for piano by Lowell Liebermann (45) is performed for the first time, in Husum, Germany.
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September 11, 2006: Chamber Concerto no.2 op.98 for violin and string quartet by Lowell Liebermann (45) is performed for the first time, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
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February 10, 2007: Nocturne no.10 op.99 for piano by Lowell Liebermann (45) is performed for the first time, in a memorial concert for Gian-Carlo Menotti (†0) in Salle Garnier, Monte Carlo.
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February 9, 2008: String Quartet no.4 op.103 by Lowell Liebermann (46) is performed for the first time, in Temple B’rith Kodesh, Rochester, New York.
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February 16, 2008: String Quartet no.3 op.102 by Lowell Liebermann (46) is performed for the first time, in Sibley Auditorium at the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York.
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April 5, 2008: A Whitman Oratorio op.105 for tenor, baritone, male chorus, and orchestra by Lowell Liebermann (47) is performed for the first time, in Symphony Hall, Boston.
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April 14, 2008: Trio for horn, violin, and piano op.101 by Lowell Liebermann (47) is performed for the first time, at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.
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April 20, 2008: Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening op.104 for bass-baritone and piano by Lowell Liebermann (47), to words of Frost, is performed for the first time, in Grace Episcopal Church, Cortland, New York.
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April 23, 2008: Meditation op.106 for flute and organ op.106 by Lowell Liebermann (47) is performed for the first time, in St. Bernard’s Church, Hamburg.
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June 10, 2008: Music for Carillon op.107 by Lowell Liebermann (47) is performed for the first time, in Berkeley, California.
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August 16, 2009: Night Music op.109 for flute, clarinet, and piano by Lowell Liebermann (48) is performed for the first time, in New York, the composer at the keyboard.
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November 5, 2009: Concerto for clarinet and orchestra op.110 by Lowell Liebermann (48) is performed for the first time, in Schuster Center, Dayton, Ohio.
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March 4, 2010: Sonata for cello and piano op.108 by Lowell Liebermann (49) is performed for the first time, in Wigmore Hall, London.
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March 17, 2010: Three American Sketches op.111 for orchestra by Lowell Liebermann (49) is performed for the first time, in Evansville, Indiana, conducted by the composer.
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July 16, 2010: Nocturne no.11 op.112 for piano by Lowell Liebermann (49) is performed for the first time, at the Wollfer Estate Vineyard, Sagaponack, New York.
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August 25, 2010: Quartet for piano and strings op.114 by Lowell Liebermann (49) is performed for the first time, in the Community Center, Angel Fire, New Mexico.
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November 4, 2010: Symphony no.3 op.113 by Lowell Liebermann (49) is performed for the first time, in the Ferguson Center, Newport News, Virginia.
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April 30, 2011: The Velveteen Rabbit op.115 for narrator and 15 players by Lowell Liebermann (50) is performed for the first time, at the Westerville Public Library, Westerville, Ohio.
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February 2, 2012: Air for flute op.118 by Lowell Liebermann (50) is performed for the first time, is performed for the first time, in Carnegie Hall, New York.
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February 4, 2012: Sonata for two pianos op.117 by Lowell Liebermann (50) is performed for the first time, in Kimbrough Concert Hall, Washington State University School of Music, Pullman.
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June 30, 2012: Music for harp op.116 by Lowell Liebermann (51) is performed for the first time, in New York.
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August 19, 2012: Berceuse op.119 for clarinet and piano by Lowell Liebermann (51) is performed for the first time, in Chatham, Massachusetts.
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January 23, 2013: Trio for piano violin, and cello no.3 op.122 by Lowell Liebermann (51) is performed for the first time, in Leo Rich Theatre, Tucson, Arizona.
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July 20, 2013: Four Seasons for mezzo-soprano, clarinet, and piano quartet by Lowell Liebermann (52) is performed for the first time, at Reed College, Portland, Oregon.
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July 18, 2015: Symphony no.4 by Lowell Liebermann (54) is performed for the first time, at Guilford College, Greensboro, North Carolina.
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May 4, 2016: Frankenstein op.130, a ballet by Lowell Liebermann (55), is performed for the first time, in the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
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November 27, 2016: Two Impromptus op.131 for piano by Lowell Liebermann (57) are performed for the first time, in Washington.