Sviatoslav Richter Chronology

1969
  • January
    • 4. Leningrad. with Barshai, Moscow Conservatory Orchestra.
      Mozart: Concerto No. 17, K. 453
    • 5. Leningrad. with Barshai, Moscow Conservatory Orchestra.
      Mozart: Concerto No. 17, K. 453
    • 8. Moscow. with Oistrakh.
      Shostakovich: Violin Sonata, Opus 134
    • 17. Leningrad.
      Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier book I, 1 - 12
    • 18. Leningrad.
      Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier book I, 13 - 24
    • 22. Salzburg. with Barshai, Moscow Conservatory Orchestra.
      Mozart: Concerto No 27, K. 595 (bis Finale)
    • 24. Salzburg.
      Mozart: Concerto No. 17, K. 453
    • 26. Belgrade. with J. Zdravkovic, Belgrade Philarmonic.
      Grieg: Concerto, opus 16
    • 30. Padua. with Padova Chamber Orchestra, Scimone.
      Mozart: Concerto No. 17, K. 453

  • February
    • 2. Ferrara.
      Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op 13;
      Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition.
    • 7. Milan.
      Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op 13;
      Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition;
      (bis) Chopin: Etudes, Opus 25, nos. 8, 2, 3.
    • 10. Naples.
      Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op 13;
      Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition.
    • 16. Bordeaux.
      Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op 13;
      Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition.
    • 19. Oporto [ Porto Rivoli ].
      Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op 13;
      Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition.
    • 21. Lisbon.
      Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op 13;
      Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition.
    • 22. Lisbon.
      Schumann: Bunte Blatter, Opus 99;
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 8, Opus 84.
    • 24. Toledo.
    • 25. Madrid.
      Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op 13;
      Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition.
    • 27. Barcelona.
      Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op 13;
      Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition.

  • March
    • 1. Marseille.
      Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op 13;
      Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition.
    • 5. Paris. with Maazel, Orchestre de Paris.
      Ravel: Concerto for the Left Hand
    • 8. Paris. with Maazel, Orchestre de Paris.
      Ravel: Concerto for the Left Hand
    • 12. Strasbourg.
      Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op 13;
      Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition.
    • 15. Le Havre.
      Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op 13;
      Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition.
    • 17. Caen.
      Schumann: Bunte Blatter, Opus 99;
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 8, Opus 84.
    • 24. Montpellier.
      Schumann: Bunte Blatter, Opus 99;
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 8, Opus 84.
    • 26. Bourges.
      Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op 13;
      Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition.
    • 31. Toulon.

  • April
    • 2. Paris. Salle Pleyel.
      Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier book I, 1 - 12
    • 3. Paris. Salle Pleyel.
      Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier book I, 13 - 24
    • 20. Moscow.
      Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier book I, 1 - 12
    • 21. Moscow.
      Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier book I, 13 - 24
    • 26. Moscow.

  • May
    • 3. Moscow. with David Oistrakh.
      Beethoven: Sonata no. 6, opus 30, no. 1;
      Shostakovich: Violin Sonata, Opus 134. [ Premiere ]
    • 4. Moscow.
    • 20. Moscow.
      Bach: Concerto in E
    • 29. Turin.
      Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier book I, 1 - 12
    • 30. Turin.
      Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier book I, 13 - 24

  • June
    • 5. Bologna.
      Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier book I, nos. 1, 2, 7, 8, 13, 14, 19, 20;
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 8, Opus 84.
    • 7. Brescia.
      Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Opus 13; Bunte Blatter, Opus 99
      (bis) Schumann: 2 Pieces from Fantasiestücke, Opus 12
    • 8. Bergamo.
      Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Opus 13; Bunte Blatter, Opus 99
      (bis) Schumann: 2 Pieces from Fantasiestücke, Opus 12
    • Parma.
    • 12. Genoa. with Muti, Genova Opera Orchestra.
      Ravel: Concerto for the Left Hand
    • 14. Genoa. with Muti, Genova Opera Orchestra.
      Ravel: Concerto for the Left Hand
    • 16. Florence.
      Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier book I, nos. 3, 4, 9, 10, 15, 16, 21, 22;
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 8, Opus 84.
    • 20. Lausanne.
      Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier book I, nos. 1, 2, 7, 8, 13, 14, 19, 20;
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 8, Opus 84.
    • 26. Tours, Grange de Meslay, with Barshai, Moscow Chamber Orchestra.
      Bach: Concerto No. 2, BWV 1053
    • 29. Tours, Grange de Meslay, with Barshai, Moscow Chamber Orchestra.
      Bach: Concerto No. 4, BWV 1055; Concerto No. 5, BWV 1056.
    • Spoleto.

  • July
    • 3. Tours, Grange de Meslay, avec Pierre Fournier.
      Mendelssohn: Sonata for Cello and Piano, opus 58;
      Schumann: 3 Fantasiestucke opus 73, for Cello and Piano;
      Chopin: Cello Sonata, Opus 65;
      Debussy: Cello Sonata.
    • 5. Tours, Grange de Meslay.
      Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier book I, 1 - 12
    • 6. Tours, Grange de Meslay.
      Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier book I, 13 - 24
    • 8. Paris, with Barshai, Moscow Chamber Orchestra.
      Bach: Concerto No. 4, BWV 1055; Concerto No. 5, BWV 1056.
    • 10. St Tropez, with Barshai, Moscow Chamber Orchestra.
      Bach: Concerto No. 4, BWV 1055; Concerto No. 5, BWV 1056.
    • 15. St Tropez.
      Schubert: Huttenbrenner Variations, D 576
      Schumann: Fantasiestucke Opus 12, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8;
      Rachmaninov: Preludes Opus 23, nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8; Preludes, opus 32, nos. 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12;
      (bis)Prokofiev: Waltz Op 96 No 1
    • 27. Pollensa.
      Schubert: Huttenbrenner Variations, D 576
      Schumann: Fantasiestucke Opus 12, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8;
      Rachmaninov: Preludes Opus 23, nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8; Preludes, opus 32, nos. 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12;

  • August
    • 9. Baalbeck. with Kurt Masur, Leipzig Gewandhaus.
      Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2, Opus 83.
    • 14. Baalbeck.
      Schubert: Huttenbrenner Variations, D 576
      Schumann: Fantasiestucke Opus 12, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8;
      Rachmaninov: Preludes Opus 23, nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8; Preludes, opus 32, nos. 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12;
    • 20. Locarno.
      Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier book I, 1 - 8, 17 - 24.
    • 22. St Moritz. with Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic.
      Bach: Concerto No. 2, BWV 1053.
    • 23. St Moritz.
      Schubert: Huttenbrenner Variations, D 576
      Schumann: Fantasiestucke Opus 12, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8;
      Rachmaninov: Preludes Opus 23, nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8; Preludes, opus 32, nos. 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12;
      (bis) Chopin: Etude, Opus 10, No. 10; Nocturne No. 4 ,Opus 15, no. 1.
    • 25. Menton.
      Schubert: Huttenbrenner Variations, D 576
      Schumann: Fantasiestucke Opus 12, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8;
      Rachmaninov: Preludes Opus 23, nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8; Preludes, opus 32, nos. 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12;
    • 26. Antibes.
      Schubert: Huttenbrenner Variations, D 576
      Schumann: Fantasiestucke Opus 12, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8;
      Rachmaninov: Preludes Opus 23, nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8; Preludes, opus 32, nos. 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12;
      (bis) Chopin: Etude, Opus 10, No. 10; Nocturne No. 4 ,Opus 15, no. 1.
    • 28. Menton. with Fischer-Dieskau.
      Brahms: Magelone Lieder, Opus 33.
    • 29. Chateau Vallon.
      Schubert: Huttenbrenner Variations, D 576
      Schumann: Fantasiestucke Opus 12, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8;
      Rachmaninov: Preludes Opus 23, nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8; Preludes, opus 32, nos. 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12;

  • September
    • 3. On board the HMS "Renaissance" with Rampal.
      Prokofiev: Flute Sonata, Opus 94; Piano Sonata No. 8, Opus 84.
    • 6. Malta.
      Schubert: Huttenbrenner Variations, D 576
      Schumann: Fantasiestucke Opus 12, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8;
      Rachmaninov: Preludes Opus 23, nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8; Preludes, opus 32, nos. 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12;
    • 11. Stresa.
      Schubert: Huttenbrenner Variations, D 576;
      Schubert: Wanderer Fantasy, D 760
      Rachmaninov: Preludes Opus 23, nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8; Preludes, opus 32, nos. 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12;
      (bis) Chopin: Etude, Opus 10, No. 10; Nocturne No. 4 ,Opus 15, no. 1.
    • 15. - 17. Berlin. with Karajan, Oistrakh, Rostropovich, Berlin Philharmonic.
      Beethoven: Triple Concerto, Opus 56.
    • 23. Leningrad. with David Oistrakh.
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 6, Opus 30, no. 1;
      Brahms: Sonata No. 3, Opus 108;
      Shostakovich: Sonata, Opus 134. [ Premiere ]
    • 27. Moscow.

  • October
    • 1. Brussels.
      Schubert: Hüttenbrenner Variations
      Schumann: Fantasiestücke, opus 12, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes, opus 23, nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes opus 32, nos. 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12
    • 2. [ or 5. ? ] Chichester.
      Schubert: Hüttenbrenner Variations
      Schumann: Fantasiestücke, opus 12, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes, opus 23, nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes opus 32, nos. 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12
    • 4. King's Lynn.
      J. S. Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier, book I, nos. 1, 2, 7, 8, 13, 14, 19, 20.
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 8, opus 84
    • 7. Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
      J. S. Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier, book I, nos. 1, 2, 7, 8, 13, 14, 19, 20.
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 8, opus 84
    • 8. Manchester.
      Schubert: Hüttenbrenner Variations
      Schumann: Fantasiestücke, opus 12, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes, opus 23, nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes opus 32, nos. 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12
      bis Debussy: Images, Set 2, No. 1
    • 9. Northampton.
      J. S. Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier, book I, nos. 1, 2, 7, 8, 13, 14, 19, 20.
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 8, opus 84
    • 11. Liverpool.
      Schubert: Hüttenbrenner Variations
      Schumann: Fantasiestücke, opus 12, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes, opus 23, nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes opus 32, nos. 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12
    • 12. Thaxted.
      Schubert: Hüttenbrenner Variations
      Schumann: Fantasiestücke, opus 12, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes, opus 23, nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes opus 32, nos. 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12
    • 15. Ely.
      J. S. Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier, book I, nos. 1, 2, 7, 8, 13, 14, 19, 20.
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 8, opus 84
    • 19. London.
      Schubert: Hüttenbrenner Variations
      Schumann: Fantasiestücke, opus 12, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes, opus 23, nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes opus 32, nos. 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12
    • 24. - 28. Paris. with Maazel, Orchestre de Paris.
      Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2, opus 83
    • 28. - 31. Paris. with Maazel, Orchestre de Paris.
      Bartok: Piano Concerto No. 2

  • November
    • 3. London. with LSO, Maazel.
      Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 5, opus 55
    • 15. Sopron.
      Schubert: Hüttenbrenner Variations
      Schumann: Fantasiestücke, opus 12, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes, opus 23, no. 1
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes opus 32, nos. 9, 10, 12
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes, opus 23, no. 8
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes opus 32, nos. 3, 2, 6, 7
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes, opus 23, nos. 2, 4, 5
    • 16. Veszprém, Petoýfi Theatre.
      Schubert: Hüttenbrenner Variations
      Schumann: Fantasiestücke, opus 12, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes, opus 23, no. 1
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes opus 32, nos. 9, 10, 12
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes, opus 23, no. 8
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes opus 32, nos. 3, 2, 6, 7
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes, opus 23, nos. 2, 4, 5
    • 18. Budapest.
      Schubert: Hüttenbrenner Variations
      Schumann: Fantasiestücke, opus 12, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes, opus 23, nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8
      Rachmaninoff: Preludes opus 32, nos. 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12
    • 19. Budapest. Academy of Music.
      Schubert: Hüttenbrenner Variations
      Schumann: Fantasiestücke, opus 12, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 8
      (encore) Prokofiev: Paysage op. 59, no. 2, War and Peace - Waltz
      (encore) Debussy: Images, book II, no. 1 "Cloches à travers les feuilles"
    • 21. Lvov.
      Chopin: Nocturne op. 15, no. 2

  • December

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