In Hamburg, Germany, Brahms' Quartet in G Minor debuts, with Clara Schumann at the piano
Clara Schumann was the pianist when Johannes Brahms' Quartet No. 1 for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello in G Minor, Opus 25 made its concert debut In Hamburg, Germany. The composer himself performed the work exactly a year later in Vienna. (By John Osborne)
Leon Botstein, ed., The Compleat Brahms: a guide to the musical works of Johannes Brahms (New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc, 1999), 116.