Sviatoslav Richter Chronology

1963
  • January
    • 27. London.
      Schumann: Abegg Variations, opus 1; Papillons, opus 2; Carnival Jest of Vienna, opus 26
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie, opus 61
      Chopin: Etudes, opus 10, nos. 1, 4, 6, 10, 11, 12; Ballade No. 4, opus 52

  • February
    • 2. London.
      J. S. Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier, book I, nos. 1 - 8
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 9, opus 14, no. 1
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 10, opus 14, no. 2
      Schubert: Wanderer Fantasy D 760
      Schubert: Waltzes D 145
      Schubert: Impromptu
    • 9. Brussels.
      J. S. Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier, book I, nos. 1 - 8
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 9, opus 14, no. 1
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 10, opus 14, no. 2
      Schubert: Wanderer Fantasy D 760
      Schubert: Klavierstück D 946, no. 3
    • 11 - 13, 16, 18. Paris.
      Schubert: Wanderer Fantasy D 760
      Schubert: Sonata No. 13, D 664
    • 21. Lausanne.
      Schumann: Abegg Variations, opus 1; Papillons, opus 2; Carnival Jest of Vienna, opus 26
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie, opus 61
      Chopin: Etudes, opus 10, nos. 1, 4, 6, 10, 11, 12; Ballade No. 4, opus 52
    • 23. Geneva.
      J. S. Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier, book I, nos. 1 - 8
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 9, opus 14, no. 1
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 10, opus 14, no. 2
      Schubert: Wanderer Fantasy D 760

  • March
    • 1. Vienna.
      Schubert: Wanderer Fantasy D 760
      Schubert: Waltzes D 145
      Schubert: Impromptu D 899, No. 3
      Schubert: 3 Klavierstücke D 946
    • 3. Vienna.
      Hindemith: Piano Sonata No 1
      Shostakovich: Preludes & Fugues opus 87, nos. 4, 12, 15, 17, 23
      Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 6, opus 82
    • 9. Bydgoszcz.
      Schubert: Sonata No. 13, D 664
      Schubert: 3 Klavierstücke D 946
      Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 6, opus 82
    • 14. Moscow.
    • 23. Warsaw.
      Handel: Suite No. 5
      Hindemith: Piano Sonata No 1
      Shostakovich: Preludes & Fugues opus 87, nos. 4, 12, 15, 17, 23
    • 25 - 31. Vienna. with Rostropovich
      Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 1, opus 5, no. 1
      Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 5, opus 102, no. 2

  • April
    • 2. Bern.
      J. S. Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier, book I, nos. 1 - 8
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 11 in B flat, opus 22,
      Schubert: Sonata No. 13, D 664
      Schubert: Wanderer Fantasy, D 760
    • 4. Strasbourg.
      J. S. Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier, book I, nos. 1 - 8
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 11 in B flat, opus 22,
      Schubert: Sonata No. 21, D 664
      Schubert: 3 Klavierstücke D 960
    • 11. Paris. studio recording
      Schubert: Sonata No. 13, D 664
      Schubert: Wanderer Fantasy, D 760
    • 27. Budapest, Academy of Music.
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 11 in B flat, opus 22,
      Schubert: Three Piano Pieces, op. post., "Wanderer" fantasy in C,
      (encores) Schubert: Allegretto in C minor,
      Chopin: Mazurka in C, opus 24, no. 2; Etude in A flat, opus 10, no. 10; Nocturne in F, opus 15
    • 29. Budapest, Erkel Theatre.
      Handel: Suite in E;
      Shostakovich: Six Preludes and Fugues, opus 87, nos. 4, 12, 23, 14, 17, 15;
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 6;
      (encore) Prokofiev: Visions fugitives opus 22, nos. 6, 11, 14 .
    • 29. Debrecen. Arany Bika Szaloban.
      Beethoven: Sonata in B flat, opus 22,
      Schubert: Three Piano Pieces, op. post.,
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 6,
      (encore) Prokofiev: Two pieces from Visions fugitives,
      Chopin: Etude in C minor, opus 10, no. 12

  • May
  • June
    • 9. Kiev.
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 9, opus 14, no. 1
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 10, opus 14, no. 2
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 11, opus 22
      Shostakovich: Preludes and Fugues, opus 87, nos. 4, 12, 23, 14, 17, 15;
      Shostakovich: Prelude and Fugue, opus 87, no. 8

  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
    • 1. Parma.
    • 22. Vicenza.
    • 25. Naples.
    • 27. Naples.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, Nos. 30, 31, and 32; opus 109, 110, and 111.
    • 29. Florence.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, Nos. 30, 31, and 32; opus 109, 110, and 111.
    • 31. Rome, Teatro Olimpico.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, Nos. 30, 31, and 32; opus 109, 110, and 111.

  • November
    • 3. Modena.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, Nos. 30, 31, and 32; opus 109, 110, and 111.
    • 5. Padua.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, Nos. 30, 31, and 32; opus 109, 110, and 111.
    • 7. Verona.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, Nos. 30, 31, and 32; opus 109, 110, and 111.
    • 14. Basel.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, Nos. 30, 31, and 32; opus 109, 110, and 111.
    • 17. Tours.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, Nos. 30, 31, and 32; opus 109, 110, and 111.
    • 26. Bratislava.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, Nos. 30, 31, and 32; opus 109, 110, and 111.
    • 28. Leipzig.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, Nos. 30, 31, and 32; opus 109, 110, and 111.
      bis Brahms: Ballade, opus 118, No 3; Intermezzo opus 118, No. 6; Intermezzo opus 119, No. 3
      bis Chopin: Nocturne opus 15, no. 1
    • 28. Leipzig. with Leipzig Gewandhaus, Sanderling.
      Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1, opus 15

  • December
    • 1. Weimar.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, Nos. 30, 31, and 32; opus 109, 110, and 111.
    • 10. Moscow.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, Nos. 30, 31, and 32; opus 109, 110, and 111.
    • 12. Moscow.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, Nos. 30, 31, and 32; opus 109, 110, and 111.

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