Sviatoslav Richter Chronology

1976
  • January
  • February
    • 25. Munich. With Oleg Kagan.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 24 and opus 25.

  • March
    • 4. Munich. With Oleg Kagan.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 12, no. 2, opus 24, and opus 25.
      Mozart: Andante & Alegretto, K. 404
    • 7. Munich. With Oleg Kagan.
      Mozart: Sonatas, K. 380, K. 403, K. 454 (bis Finale), K. 372
    • 9. Innsbruck. With Oleg Kagan.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 12, no. 2, opus 23, and opus 24.

  • April
  • May
    • 10. Moscow. With Oleg Kagan, Yuri Nikolayevski, Moscow Conservatory Chamber Orchestra.
      Hindemith: Sonata in C, opus 11, no. 1
      Berg: Kammerkonzert
    • 16. Moscow. With Oleg Kagan, Yuri Nikolayevski, Moscow Conservatory Chamber Orchestra.
      Hindemith: Sonata in C, opus 11, no. 1
      Berg: Kammerkonzert
    • 18. Moscow. With Oleg Kagan, Yuri Nikolayevski, Moscow Conservatory Chamber Orchestra.
      Hindemith: Sonata in C, opus 11, no. 1
      Berg: Kammerkonzert
    • 19. Moscow. With Oleg Kagan, Yuri Nikolayevski, Moscow Conservatory Chamber Orchestra.
      Hindemith: Sonata in C, opus 11, no. 1
      Berg: Kammerkonzert
    • 22. Moscow. With Oleg Kagan, Yuri Nikolayevski, Moscow Conservatory Chamber Orchestra.
      Hindemith: Sonata in C, opus 11, no. 1
      Berg: Kammerkonzert

  • June
    • 10. [ or 7. ? ] Potsdam.
      Beethoven: Sonata, opus 10 no. 3;
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, op. 26;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie, op. 61; Waltzes op. 34 n. 3, op. 70 n. 3; Mazurkas op. 63 no. 3, op. 67 no. 3, op. 68 no. 3, op. posth.; Scherzo no. 4; Etude op. 25 no. 7.
    • 18. - 21. Munich. With Carlos Kleiber, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.
      Dvorak: Piano Concerto, opus 33
      Recorded and released by EMI.
    • La Grange de Meslay.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 2 no. 1 and opus 10 no. 3

  • July
    • 1. [ or 2. ? ] La Grange de Meslay.
      Beethoven: Sonata, opus 10 no. 3;
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, op. 26;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie, op. 61; Waltzes op. 34 n. 3, op. 70 n. 3; Mazurkas op. 63 no. 3, op. 67 no. 3, op. 68 no. 3, op. posth.; Scherzo no. 4; Etude op. 25 no. 7.
      (bis) Debussy: Preludes, book 2, no. 5
      (bis) Rachmaninov: Prelude, opus 32, no. 12
    • 8. Cognac.
      Beethoven: Sonata, opus 10 no. 3;
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, op. 26;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie, op. 61; Waltzes op. 34 n. 3, op. 70 n. 3; Mazurkas op. 63 no. 3, op. 67 no. 3, op. 68 no. 3, op. posth.; Scherzo no. 4; Etude op. 25 no. 7.
      (bis) Debussy: Preludes, book 2, no. 5
      (bis) Rachmaninov: Prelude, opus 32, no. 12
    • 14. Bechyne.
      Beethoven: Sonata, opus 10 no. 3;
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, op. 26;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie, op. 61; Waltzes op. 34 n. 3, op. 70 n. 3; Mazurkas op. 63 no. 3, op. 67 no. 3, op. 68 no. 3, op. posth.; Scherzo no. 4; Etude op. 25 no. 7.
    • 15. Marianske Lazne.
      Beethoven: Sonata, opus 10 no. 3;
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, op. 26;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie, op. 61; Waltzes op. 34 n. 3, op. 70 n. 3; Mazurkas op. 63 no. 3, op. 67 no. 3, op. 68 no. 3, op. posth.; Scherzo no. 4; Etude op. 25 no. 7.
    • 19. Prague. With Oleg Kagan, Yuri Nikolayevski, Moscow Conservatory Chamber Orchestra.
      Hindemith: Sonata op. 11, no. 1
      Berg: Kammerkonzert
    • 20. Usti Nad Labem. With Oleg Kagan, Yuri Nikolayevski, Moscow Conservatory Chamber Orchestra.
      Hindemith: Sonata op. 11, no. 1
      Berg: Kammerkonzert
    • 22. Ducheov.
      Beethoven: Sonata, opus 10 no. 3;
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, op. 26;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie, op. 61; Waltzes op. 34 n. 3, op. 70 n. 3; Mazurkas op. 63 no. 3, op. 67 no. 3, op. 68 no. 3, op. posth.; Scherzo no. 4; Etude op. 25 no. 7.

  • August
    • 15. Bad Elster.
      Beethoven: Sonata, opus 10 no. 3;
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, op. 26;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie, op. 61; Waltzes op. 34 n. 3, op. 70 n. 3; Mazurkas op. 63 no. 3, op. 67 no. 3, op. 68 no. 3, op. posth.; Scherzo no. 4; Etude op. 25 no. 7.
    • 17. Hallé.
      Beethoven: Sonata, opus 10 no. 3;
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, op. 26;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie, op. 61; Waltzes op. 34 n. 3, op. 70 n. 3; Mazurkas op. 63 no. 3, op. 67 no. 3, op. 68 no. 3, op. posth.; Scherzo no. 4; Etude op. 25 no. 7.
    • 19. Schwerin.
      Beethoven: Sonata, opus 10 no. 3;
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, op. 26;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie, op. 61; Waltzes op. 34 n. 3, op. 70 n. 3; Mazurkas op. 63 no. 3, op. 67 no. 3, op. 68 no. 3, op. posth.; Scherzo no. 4; Etude op. 25 no. 7.
    • 20. and 21. Rostock.
      Beethoven: Sonata, opus 10 no. 3;
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, op. 26;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie, op. 61; Waltzes op. 34 n. 3, op. 70 n. 3; Mazurkas op. 63 no. 3, op. 67 no. 3, op. 68 no. 3, op. posth.; Scherzo no. 4; Etude op. 25 no. 7.
    • 22. Putbus.
      Beethoven: Sonata, opus 10 no. 3;
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, op. 26;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie, op. 61; Waltzes op. 34 n. 3, op. 70 n. 3; Mazurkas op. 63 no. 3, op. 67 no. 3, op. 68 no. 3, op. posth.; Scherzo no. 4; Etude op. 25 no. 7.
    • 25. Helsinki.
      Beethoven: Sonata, opus 10 no. 3;
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, op. 26;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie, op. 61; Waltzes op. 34 n. 3, op. 70 n. 3; Mazurkas op. 63 no. 3, op. 67 no. 3, op. 68 no. 3, op. posth.; Scherzo no. 4; Etude op. 25 no. 7.
    • 26. Helsinki. With Oleg Kagan.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, op. 12, no. 2; op. 23; op. 24

  • September
    • 10. Sofia.
      Beethoven: Sonata, opus 10 no. 3;
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, op. 26;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie, op. 61; Waltzes op. 34 n. 3, op. 70 n. 3; Mazurkas op. 63 no. 3, op. 67 no. 3, op. 68 no. 3, op. posth.; Scherzo no. 4; Etude op. 25 no. 7.
    • 14. Athens.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 2 no. 1; opus 26; opus 111.
    • 15. Athens.
      Beethoven: Sonata, opus 10 no. 3;
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, op. 26;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie, op. 61; Waltzes op. 34 n. 3, op. 70 n. 3; Mazurkas op. 63 no. 3, op. 67 no. 3, op. 68 no. 3, op. posth.; Scherzo no. 4; Etude op. 25 no. 7.
    • 19. Bucharest.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 2 no. 1; opus 26; opus 111.
    • 20. Bucharest.
      Beethoven: Sonata, opus 10 no. 3;
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, op. 26;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie, op. 61; Waltzes op. 34 n. 3, op. 70 n. 3; Mazurkas op. 63 no. 3, op. 67 no. 3, op. 68 no. 3, op. posth.; Scherzo no. 4; Etude op. 25 no. 7.

  • October
    • 10. Moscow. Recorded on videotape and released in Japan.
      Beethoven: Sonata, Op. 2, No. 1 [ or Op. 10, No. 3 ? ]
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie, op. 61; Waltzes op. 34 n. 3, op. 70 n. 3; Mazurkas op. 63 no. 3, op. 67 no. 3, op. 68 no. 3, op. posth.; Scherzo no. 4; Etude op. 25 no. 7.
      (encore) Debussy: Preludes Nos. 3 and 8
      (encore) Rachmaninov: Prelude in g-sharp minor, Op. 32, No. 12
      (encore) Chopin: Etude, opus 10, no. 4; Prelude, opus 28, no. 15
    • 16. Moscow. Tchaikovsky Hall. Recorded on videotape and released in Japan.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 2, no. 1; opus 10, no. 3; opus 14, no. 1; opus 26;
      Bagatelle, Op. 126, No. 6;
      (encore) Bagatelle, Op. 126, No. 1.
    • 24. Trnava.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 2, no. 1; opus 10, no. 3; opus 14, no. 1; opus 26;
    • 24. Turin.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 2, no. 1; opus 26; opus 111;
    • 29. Padua. Sale dei Giganti - Liviano.
      Beethoven: Sonata, Op. 10, No. 3;
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, opus 26;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasy, opus 61; Two Waltzes, in F op. 34, no. 3 and D flat op. 70, no. 3; Four Mazurkas, C sharp minor op. 63/3, C op. 67/3, F op. 68/3, A minor op.post.; Etude in C sharp minor op. 25/7; Scherzo in E op. 54;
      (encore) Debussy: Prelude, book 2, no. 8
    • 31. Ravenna.
      Beethoven: Sonata, Op. 10, No. 3;
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, opus 26;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasy, opus 61; Two Waltzes, in F op. 34, no. 3 and D flat op. 70, no. 3; Four Mazurkas, C sharp minor op. 63/3, C op. 67/3, F op. 68/3, A minor op.post.; Scherzo in E op. 54; Etude in C sharp minor op. 25/7

  • November
    • 6. Pavia.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 2, no. 1; opus 26; opus 111;
    • 8. Milan.
      Beethoven: Sonata, Op. 10, No. 3;
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, opus 26;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasy, opus 61; Two Waltzes, in F op. 34, no. 3 and D flat op. 70, no. 3; Four Mazurkas, C sharp minor op. 63/3, C op. 67/3, F op. 68/3, A minor op.post.; Scherzo in E op. 54; Etude in C sharp minor op. 25/7
      (encore) Debussy: Preludes, book 1, no. 3; book 2, nos. 5 and 8.
    • 10. Florence.
      Beethoven: Sonata, Op. 10, No. 3;
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, opus 26;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasy, opus 61; Two Waltzes, in F op. 34, no. 3 and D flat op. 70, no. 3; Four Mazurkas, C sharp minor op. 63/3, C op. 67/3, F op. 68/3, A minor op.post.; Scherzo in E op. 54; Etude in C sharp minor op. 25/7
    • 13. Milan.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 2, no. 1; opus 26; opus 111;
    • 16. Venice.
      Beethoven: Sonata, Op. 10, No. 3;
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, opus 26;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasy, opus 61; Two Waltzes, in F op. 34, no. 3 and D flat op. 70, no. 3; Four Mazurkas, C sharp minor op. 63/3, C op. 67/3, F op. 68/3, A minor op.post.; Scherzo in E op. 54; Etude in C sharp minor op. 25/7
    • 18. Venice.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 2, no. 1; opus 26; opus 111;
    • 22. Naples.
      Beethoven: Sonata, Op. 10, No. 3;
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, opus 26;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasy, opus 61; Two Waltzes, in F op. 34, no. 3 and D flat op. 70, no. 3; Four Mazurkas, C sharp minor op. 63/3, C op. 67/3, F op. 68/3, A minor op.post.; Scherzo in E op. 54; Etude in C sharp minor op. 25/7
    • 23. Naples.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 2, no. 1; opus 26; opus 111;
    • 26. Rome, Auditorio di Via della Conciliazione.
      Beethoven: Sonata, Op. 2, No. 1
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, opus 26
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasy, opus 61; Two Waltzes, in F op. 34, no. 3 and D flat op. 70, no. 3; Four Mazurkas, C sharp minor op. 63/3, C op. 67/3, F op. 68/3, A minor op.post.; Etude in C sharp minor op. 25/7; Scherzo in E op. 54;
    • 28. L'Aquila.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 2, no. 1; opus 26; opus 111;
    • 30. Siena. Teatro del Rinnovati.
      Beethoven: Sonata, Op. 10, No. 3;
      Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, opus 26;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasy, opus 61; Two Waltzes, in F op. 34, no. 3 and D flat op. 70, no. 3; Four Mazurkas, C sharp minor op. 63/3, C op. 67/3, F op. 68/3, A minor op.post.; Scherzo in E op. 54; Etude in C sharp minor op. 25/7

  • December
    • 4. Florence. With Muti, Maggio Musicale.
      Mozart: Piano Concerto, K. 595
    • 5. Florence. With Muti, Maggio Musicale.
      Mozart: Piano Concerto, K. 595
    • 9. Budapest. Academy of Music.
      Beethoven: Sonata in F minor, op. 2/1, in D, op. 10/3, in E, op. 14/1, in A flat, op. 26;
      (encore) Bagatelle in B minor, op.126 Wagner: Albumblatt.
    • 10. Budapest. Academy of Music.
      Beethoven: Sonata in D, op. 10/3
      Schumann: Carnival in Vienna, op. 26
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasy; Two Waltzes, in F op. 34 and D flat op. 70; Four Mazurkas, C sharp minor op. 63/3, C op. 67/3, F op. 68/3, A minor op.post.; Etude in C sharp minor op. 25/7; Scherzo in E op. 54;
      (encore) Etude in C sharp minor, op. 10/4
      (encore) Debussy: Wind in the Plain (Preludes I/3), Ondine (Preludes II/8)
      (encore) Wagner: Albumblatt
    • 12. Bardejov.
      Beethoven: Sonata in F minor, op. 2/1, in D, op. 10/3, in E, op. 14/1, in A flat, op. 26;
    • 14. Krakow.
    • 16. Warsaw.
      Beethoven: Sonata in F minor, op. 2/1, in D, op. 10/3, in E, op. 14/1, in A flat, op. 26;
    • 18. Bialystock.
    • 28. Moscow. With Kondrashin, Moscow Philharmonic.
      Mozart: Piano Concerto, K. 595

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