Sviatoslav Richter Chronology

1964
  • January
  • February
    • 13. Budapest
      Beethoven: Sonata no. 11, opus 22
      Schubert: Impromptu, D. 899, no. 3
    • 23. (some sources have the Grieg Concerto on this date.)

  • March
    • 23. Moscow. with Kondrashin, Moscow Philharmonic.
      Grieg: Piano Concerto, opus 16

  • April
    • 2. Kiev. with Stepan Turchak, State Symphony Orchestra of the Ukranian SSR.
      Grieg: Piano Concerto, opus 16
    • 10. Leningrad
      Schubert
      Brahms
    • 14. Leningrad (?)
      Brahms: opus 76, no. 8; opus 116, nos. 3, 5, 6, 7
    • 15. Kiev. (?)
      Schubert: Sonata in A, D 664;
      Schubert: Klavierstücke, D 946, nos. 2 and 3;
      Schubert: Sonata in B flat, D 960;
      Schubert: Impromptu, D. 899, no. 3
      Schubert: Waltz, D 979 (opus 77);
      Schubert: Allegretto in c minor, D 915.
    • 16. Leningrad
      Brahms
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 6, op. 82
    • 26. Riga, Lietuvos Tsr
      Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses
      Brahms: Ballade opus 10, no. 2; Capriccio, opus 76, no. 8; Fantasien, opus 116, nos. 3, 5, 6, 7
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 6, op. 82
    • 28. Leningrad
      Schubert
      Brahms

  • May
    • 23. Bucharest, with Georgescu , Roumanian State Orchestra
      Brahms: Piano Concerto No 2, Op 83
    • 26. Stockholm (?)
    • 28. Moscow
      Schubert: Sonata No. 6, D. 566
      Schubert: 3 Klavierstücke D. 946
      Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses
      Brahms: Ballade opus 10, no. 2; Capriccio, opus 76, no. 8; Fantasien, opus 116, nos. 3, 5, 6, 7

  • June
    • 6. Warsaw
      Schubert: Sonata No. 6, D. 566
      Schubert: 3 Klavierstücke D. 946
      Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses
      Brahms: Ballade opus 10, no. 2; Capriccio, opus 76, no. 8; Fantasien, opus 116, nos. 3, 5, 6, 7
    • 7. Dresden
      Schubert: Sonata No. 6, D. 566
      Schubert: 3 Klavierstücke D. 946
      Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses
    • 10. Paris
      Schubert: Sonata No. 6, D. 566
      Schubert: 3 Klavierstücke D. 946
      Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses
      Brahms: Ballade opus 10, no. 2; Capriccio, opus 76, no. 8; Fantasien, opus 116, nos. 3, 5, 6, 7
    • 20. Aldeburgh
      Brahms: Sonata, opus 38, with Rostropovich
      Schubert: Sonata No. 6, D. 566
      Schubert: Variations D. 813, with Britten
      Schubert: Sonata No. 21, D. 960
    • 20. Aldeburgh, Parish Church (11 PM), with Rostropovich
      Brahms: Sonata, opus 38
      Grieg: Sonata, opus 36
    • 23. Tours, Grange de Meslay
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 2, Op. 14
      Scriabin: Sonata No. 7, Op. 64
      Ravel: Valses Nobles et Sentimentales, Miroirs
    • 28. Tours, Grange de Meslay, with Barshai, Moscow Chamber
      Bach: Concerto No. 2, BWV 1053

  • July
    • 5. Amsterdam, Concertgebouw
      Schubert: Sonata No. 6, D. 566
      Schubert: 3 Klavierstücke D. 946
      Schubert: Sonata No. 21, D. 960
    • 7. Scheveningen, Kursaal
      Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses
      Brahms: Ballade op. 10 no. 2; op. 76 n. 8; op. 116 nos. 3, 5, 6, 7
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 6, op. 82
    • 13. Berlin, Staatsoper
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 2, Op. 14
      Scriabin: Sonata No. 7, Op. 64
      Ravel: Valses Nobles et Sentimentales, Miroirs
    • 15. Weimar
      Schubert: Sonata No. 6, D. 566
      Schubert: 3 Klavierstücke D. 946
      Schubert: Sonata No. 21, D. 960
    • 16. Weimar
      Schubert: Sonata No. 6, D. 566
      Schubert: 3 Klavierstücke D. 946
      Schubert: Sonata No. 21, D. 960

  • August
    • 25. Salzburg, Mozarteum
      Schubert: Sonata No. 6, D. 566
      Schubert: 3 Klavierstücke D. 946
      Schubert: Sonata No. 21, D. 960
    • 28. Salzburg, Grosses Festspielhaus, with Maazel, Vienna Philharmonic
      Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2, Op 83
    • 31. Edinburgh, Usher Hall, with Rostropovich
      Beethoven: Five Cello Sonatas

  • September
    • 2. Edinburgh, Usher Hall
      Schubert: Sonata No. 21, D. 960
      Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses
      Brahms: Ballade, op. 10 no. 2; Three Intermezzi from opus 117; op. 116 nos. 3, 5, 6, 7
    • 5. Lucerne, Kunsthaus
      Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses
      Brahms: Ballade, opus 10 no. 2; opus 76 n. 8; opus 116 nos. 3, 5, 6, 7
      Debussy: Suite Bergamasque
      Ravel: Miroirs
    • 21. Montreal, Place des Arts
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 17, opus 31 no. 2; Sonata No. 18, opus 31 no. 3
      Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses
      Brahms: Ballade, opus 10 no. 2; opus 76 n. 8; opus 116 nos. 3, 5, 6, 7
    • 24. Montreal, Place des Arts
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 2, opus 14
      Scriabin: Sonata No. 7, opus 64
      Ravel: Valses Nobles et Sentimentales, Miroirs
    • 28. Toronto, Massey Hall
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 17, opus 31 no. 2; Sonata No. 18, opus 31 no. 3
      Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses
      Brahms: Ballade, opus 10 no. 2; opus 76 n. 8; opus 116. nos. 3, 5, 6, 7

  • October
    • 1. Ottawa
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 17, opus 31 no. 2; Sonata No. 18, opus 31 no. 3
      Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses
      Brahms: Ballade, opus 10 no. 2; opus 76 n. 8; opus 116 nos. 3, 5, 6, 7
    • 3. Quebec City
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 2, opus 14
      Scriabin: Sonata No. 7, opus 64
      Ravel: Valses Nobles et Sentimentales, Miroirs
    • 5. Montreal, Place des Arts
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 17, opus 31 no. 2; Sonata, opus 110
      Chopin: 4 Scherzi
    • 10. Winnipeg, Civic Auditorium
      Schubert: Sonata No. 14, D 784
      Brahms: Ballade opus 10 no. 2; opus 76 no. 8; opus 116, nos. 3, 5, 6, 7
      Debussy: Suite Bergamasque
      Ravel: Miroirs, no. 2 "Oiseaux Tristes" and no. 3 "Une barque"
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 2, opus 14
    • 15. Edmonton
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 18, opus 31 no. 3
      Brahms: Ballade opus 10 no. 2; opus 76 no. 8; opus 116, nos. 3, 5, 6, 7
      Debussy: Suite Bergamasque
      Ravel: Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
      Ravel: Miroirs, no. 2 "Oiseaux Tristes" and no. 3 "Une barque"
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 2, opus 14
    • 19. Calgary
      Schubert: Sonata No. 14, D 784
      Brahms: Ballade opus 10 no. 2; opus 76 no. 8; opus 116, nos. 3, 5, 6, 7
      Debussy: Suite Bergamasque
      Ravel: Miroirs, no. 2 "Oiseaux Tristes" and no. 3 "Une barque"
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 2, opus 14
    • 25. Vancouver, Queen Elizabeth Hall
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 17, opus 31 no. 2; Sonata No. 18, opus 31 no. 3
      Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses
      Brahms: Ballade opus 10 no. 2; opus 76 no. 8; opus 116, nos. 3, 5, 6, 7

  • November
    • 22. Nice
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 18, opus 31, no. 3
      Brahms: Rhapsody, opus 79, no. 2; 4 Piano Pieces, opus 119
      Debussy: Suite Bergamasque
      Ravel: Miroirs no. 2 "Oiseaux Tristes"
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 2, opus 14
    • 29. Lyon, Theatre de la Citá
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 18, opus 31, no. 3
      Brahms: Rhapsody, opus 79, no. 2; 4 Piano Pieces, opus 119
      Debussy: Suite Bergamasque
      Ravel: Miroirs no. 2 "Oiseaux Tristes" and no. 3 "Une barque"
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 2, opus 14

  • December
    • 2. Paris. with Maazel, Paris Opera.
      Grieg: Piano Concerto, opus 16
    • 5. Paris, Salle Pleyel. with Maazel, Orchestre de l'ORTF.
      Bach: Concerto No. 5, BWV 1056
      Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1, opus 15
    • 10. Nitra
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 18, opus 31 no. 3
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 31, opus 110
      Mendelssohn: Variations serieuses
      Brahms: 3 Piano Pieces opus 119
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 2, opus 14
    • 12. Tunianske Teplice
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 18, opus 31, no. 3
      Brahms: Rhapsody, opus 79, no. 2; 4 Piano Pieces, opus 119
      Debussy: Suite Bergamasque
      Ravel: Miroirs no. 2 "Oiseaux Tristes" and no. 3 "Une barque"
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 2, opus 14
    • 13. Huodec Kralove
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 18, opus 31, no. 3
      Brahms: Rhapsody, opus 79, no. 2; 4 Piano Pieces, opus 119
      Debussy: Suite Bergamasque
      Ravel: Miroirs no. 2 "Oiseaux Tristes" and no. 3 "Une barque"
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 2, opus 14
    • 15. Wroclav
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 2, opus 14
      Scriabin: Sonata No. 7, opus 64
      Ravel: Valses Nobles et Sentimentales, Miroirs
    • 17. Warsaw
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 2, opus 14
      Scriabin: Sonata No. 7, opus 64
      Ravel: Valses Nobles et Sentimentales, Miroirs
      (bis) Rachmaninoff: Etude, opus 39, no. 3
      (bis) Brahms: Intermezzo, opus 117, no. 2
    • 24. Moscow, Conservatory
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 18, opus 31, no. 3
      Brahms: Rhapsody, opus 79, no. 2; 4 Piano Pieces, opus 119
      Debussy: Suite Bergamasque
      Ravel: Miroirs no. 2 "Oiseaux Tristes" and no. 3 "Une barque"
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 2, opus 14
      (bis) Rachmaninoff: Etude, opus 39, no. 3
      (bis) Brahms: Intermezzo, opus 117, no. 2
    • 30. Moscow
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 2, opus 14
      Scriabin: Sonata No. 7, opus 64
      Ravel: Valses Nobles et Sentimentales, Miroirs

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Last edit: 10 February 2003