16/02/1854 Franz Liszt's symphony "Orpheus" premieres
Liszt: Orpheus, S.98 – Marrowstone Music Festival 2016
Franz Liszt - Orpheus, symphonic poem No. 4
Orpheus is a symphonic poem written by Franz Liszt. He numbered it No. 4 in the cycle of 12 he wrote during his time in Weimar, Germany. When first performed, it was conducted by the composer, as an introduction to the first Weimar performance of Christoph Willibald Gluck's opera Orfeo ed Euridice.
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