The public received the opera with applause, and it has been judged a modest success in Vienna at the time of its premiere.
(At the time of the show's premiere in 1953, however, many critics complained that Porter was now turning out material far below his usual standard.)
Its commercial success and later cult status, however, could be at least partially attributed to specific circumstances at the time of the film's premiere.
He placed the action at the time of the opera's premiere, 1842 in Milan.
It received immediate acclaim and was regarded as a masterpiece from the time of its premiere.
"I wanted to convey in it the moods of spring, joy and youth," he said at the time of its premiere in 1939.
By the time of its 1913 premiere he had already acquired a reputation as a radical.
The production is set around the time of the opera's premiere in 1901.
At the time of its premiere, the Requiem was criticized by some as being too operatic in style for the religious subject matter.
By the time of the film's premiere, Phyllis and Rock are married.