Sviatoslav Richter Chronology

1979
  • January
    • 1. Paris
    • 12. Paris.
      Schubert: Sonatas, D. 566/506, D. 625, D.784; (encores) Moments Musicaux, D. 780, nos. 1, 3, 6.
    • 21. Tours.
      Schubert: Sonatas, D. 575, D. 625, D. 664, D.784;
    • 23. Strasburg.
      Schubert: Sonatas, D. 575, D. 625, D. 664, D.784; (encores) Moments Musicaux, D. 780, no. 1; Impromptu, D, 899, no. 4.

  • February
    • 1. Tokyo. Kosei-nenkin Kaikan.
      Schubert: Sonatas, D. 575, D. 625, D. 664, D.784;
      (encores) Schubert: Impromptus, D. 899, nos. 2, and 3.
    • 7. Tokyo. Bunka Kaikan.
      Schubert: Sonatas, D. 575, D. 625, D. 664, D.784.
    • 10. Tokyo. NHK Hall. With Ferdinand Leitner, NHKO.
      Brahms: Piano Concerto no. 2, opus 83
    • 13. Tokyo. Bunka Kaikan.
      Schubert: Moments Musicaux, D. 780, nos. 1, 3, 6;
      Schumann: Fantasiestücke, opus 12, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8;
      Debussy: Suite Bergamasque, 3 Estampes.
      (encores) Schubert: Impromptus, D. 899, nos 2 and 4. [ Not certain. ]
    • 16. Osaka. Festival Hall.
      Schubert: Sonatas, D. 575, D. 625, D. 664, D.784.
    • 18. Osaka. Festival Hall.
      Schubert: Moments Musicaux, D. 780, nos. 1, 3, 6;
      Schumann: Fantasiestücke, opus 12, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8;
      Debussy: Suite Bergamasque, Estampes.
    • 21. Tokyo. Kosei-nenkin Kaikan.
      Schubert: Moments Musicaux, D. 780, nos. 1, 3, 6;
      Schumann: Fantasiestücke, opus 12, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8;
      Debussy: Suite Bergamasque, Estampes.
    • 24. Tokyo. NHK Hall.
      Schubert: Sonatas, D. 575, D. 625, D. 664, and D.784;
      (encore) Schubert: Impromptus, D. 899, no. 4.
      (encore) Schumann: "Soaring" from Fantasiestücke, opus 12.
      (encore) Chopin: Prelude, opus 28, no. 21.
    • 27. Fukuoka. Shimin Kaikan.

  • March
    • 1. Kumamoto.
    • 6. Nagoya. shi Kokaido.
      Schubert: Sonata D. 625;
      Schumann: Novellettes, opus 21, nos. 2, 4, 8;
      Chopin: Scherzo no. 4; Preludes, opus 28, nos. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 19, 11, 2, 23, 21.
    • 9. Tokyo. Kosei-nenkin Kaikan.
      Schubert: Sonata D. 625;
      Schumann: Novellettes, opus 21, nos. 2, 4, 8;
      Chopin: Scherzo no. 4; Preludes, opus 28, nos. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 19, 11, 2, 23, 21;
      Chopin: Ballades, nos. 3 and 4.
      (encore) Chopin: Etude, opus 10, no. 3.
    • 14. Tokyo. [ ? ]
      Handel: Suite no. 8
    • 17. Sendai.
    • 20. Yokohama. Kemmin Hall.
      Schubert: Sonata D. 625;
      Schumann: Novellettes, opus 21, nos. 2, 4, 8;
      Chopin: Scherzo no. 4; Preludes, opus 28, nos. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 19, 11, 2, 23, 21.
      (encore) Chopin: Nocturne, opus 15, no. 1.
    • 25. London.
    • 29. Rochester. Abbotsholme School.
      Schubert: Sonatas D. 575, D. 625, D. 664, D.784;
    • 31. London. Royal Festival Hall.
      Schubert: Sonatas D. 575, D. 625, D. 664, D.784; (encore) Moment Musical D. 780, no. 1.

  • April
    • 3. London. Royal Festival Hall. With Riccardo Muti, Philharmonia.
      Mozart: Piano Concerto, K. 482
    • 4. London. Abbey Road Studios. With Muti, Philharmonia.
      Mozart: Piano Concerto, K. 482
    • 8. London. Courtauld Institute. [ Private. ]
      Schubert: Sonata D. 625;
      Schumann: Novellettes, opus 21, nos. 2, 4, 8;
      Chopin: Scherzo no. 4; Preludes, opus 28, nos. 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 19, 21, 23; Ballades, nos. 3 and 4.
      (encore) Chopin: Etude, opus 10, no. 4; Nocturne, opus, 15 no. 1

  • May
    • 2. Paris. Salle Pleyel.
      Schubert: Sonata D. 625;
      Schumann: Novellettes, opus 21, nos. 2, 4, 8;
      Debussy: Suite Bergamasque, Estampes;
      (encore) Debussy: L'Isle Joyeuse; Prelude, book I, no. 1.
    • 6. Paris. Salle Pleyel. Cancelled.
    • 8. Freiburg.
      Schubert: Sonata D. 625;
      Schumann: Novellettes, opus 21, nos. 2, 4, 8;
      Chopin: Scherzo no. 4; Preludes, opus 28, nos. 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 19, 21, 23; Ballades, nos. 3 and 4.
    • 11. Tubingen.
      Schubert: Sonata D. 625;
      Schumann: Novellettes, opus 21, nos. 2, 4, 8;
      Chopin: Scherzo no. 4; Preludes, opus 28, nos. 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 19, 21, 23; Ballades, nos. 3 and 4; Etude, opus 10, no. 3.
    • 21. Paris.
      Schubert: Sonatas D. 575 and D. 625;
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 9, opus 103; The Quarrel, opus 102, no. 3; Gavotte opus 95, no. 2; Autumn Fairy, opus 97, no. 3; Orientalia, opus 97, no. 6; Waltz, opus 102, no. 1; Paysage opus 59, no. 2; Waltz opus 96, no. 1; Vision Fugitive, opus 22, no. 20.
    • 24. Mannheim.
      Schubert: Sonatas D. 575 and D. 625;
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 9, opus 103; The Quarrel, opus 102, no. 3; Gavotte opus 95, no. 2; Autumn Fairy, opus 97, no. 3; Orientalia, opus 97, no. 6; Waltz, opus 102, no. 1; Paysage opus 59, no. 2; Waltz opus 96, no. 1; Visions Fugitives, opus 22, nos. 3 - 6, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15, 18.
    • 26. Magdeburg.
    • 29. Warsaw.
      Schubert: Sonatas D. 575 and D. 625;
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 9, opus 103; The Quarrel, opus 102, no. 3; Gavotte opus 95, no. 2; Autumn Fairy, opus 97, no. 3; Orientalia, opus 97, no. 6; Waltz, opus 102, no. 1;

  • June
    • 17. Hohenems.
      Schubert: Sonatas, D. 566, D. 625, D. 664.
    • 18. Hohenems.
      Schubert: Sonatas, D. 566, D. 625, D. 664.
    • 21. Passau.
      Schubert: Sonatas, D. 575, D. 840, D. 784.
    • 22. Hohenems.
      Schubert: Sonatas, D. 566, D. 625, D. 664.
    • 24. Hohenems.
      Schubert: Sonatas, D. 575, D. 840, D. 784; Moment Musical D. 780, no. 1.
    • 28. Paris. St Denis.
      Schubert: Sonata D. 625;
      Schumann: Novellettes, opus 21, nos. 2, 4, 8;
      Chopin: Scherzo no. 4; Preludes, opus 28, nos. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 19, 11, 2, 23, 21; Ballades, nos. 3 and 4; Nocturne, opus 15, no. 1.

  • July
    • 1. Marcilly-sur-Maulne.
      Handel: Suites, nos. 2, 3, 5, 8.
    • 7. Marcilly-sur-Maulne.
      Handel: Suites, nos. 9, 12, 14, 16.

  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
    • 22. Frydek-Mistek.
      Schubert: Sonata D. 840;
      Prokofiev: The Quarrel, opus 102, no. 3; Gavotte opus 95, no. 2; Autumn Fairy, opus 97, no. 3; Orientalia, opus 97, no. 6; Waltz, opus 102, no. 1; Legende, opus 12 no. 6, Dance, opus 32 no. 1, Waltz, opus 32 no. 4; Visions Fugitives, opus 22, nos. 3 - 6, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15, 18.
    • 23. Velke Mesirici.
      Schubert: Sonata D. 840;
      Prokofiev: The Quarrel, opus 102, no. 3; Gavotte opus 95, no. 2; Autumn Fairy, opus 97, no. 3; Orientalia, opus 97, no. 6; Waltz, opus 102, no. 1; Legende, opus 12 no. 6, Dance, opus 32 no. 1, Waltz, opus 32 no. 4; Visions Fugitives, opus 22, nos. 3 - 6, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15, 18.
    • 27. Salzburg.
      Schubert: Sonata D. 840;
      Prokofiev: The Quarrel, opus 102, no. 3; Gavotte opus 95, no. 2; Autumn Fairy, opus 97, no. 3; Orientalia, opus 97, no. 6; Waltz, opus 102, no. 1; Legende, opus 12 no. 6, Dance, opus 32 no. 1, Waltz, opus 32 no. 4; Visions Fugitives, opus 22, nos. 3 - 6, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15, 18.
    • 29. Innsbruck.
      Schubert: Sonata, D. 840;
      Schumann: Fantasy, opus 17.

  • December
    • 3. Vaduz.
      Schubert: Sonata, D. 840;
      Schumann: Fantasy, opus 17; Novellette op. 21, no. 1;
      Debussy: Prelude, Book I, no. 11;
      Rachmaninoff: Prelude, opus 32, no. 12.
    • 10. Frankfurt.
      Schubert: Sonata, D. 840;
      Schumann: Fantasy, opus 17.
    • 11. Strasbourg.
      Schubert: Sonata D. 840;
      Prokofiev: The Quarrel, opus 102, no. 3; Gavotte opus 95, no. 2; Autumn Fairy, opus 97, no. 3; Orientalia, opus 97, no. 6; Waltz, opus 102, no. 1; Legende, opus 12 no. 6, Dance, opus 32 no. 1, Waltz, opus 32 no. 4; Visions Fugitives, opus 22, nos. 3 - 6, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15, 18.
      (encore) Debussy: Prelude, Book I, no. 11;
      (encore) Rachmaninoff: Prelude, opus 32, no. 12;
      (encore) Chopin: Prelude, opus 28, no. 21.
    • 15. Bonn.
      Schubert: Sonata D. 840;
      Prokofiev: The Quarrel, opus 102, no. 3; Gavotte opus 95, no. 2; Autumn Fairy, opus 97, no. 3; Orientalia, opus 97, no. 6; Waltz, opus 102, no. 1; Legende, opus 12 no. 6, Dance, opus 32 no. 1, Waltz, opus 32 no. 4; Visions Fugitives, opus 22, nos. 3 - 6, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15, 18.
    • 17. Leverkusen.
      Schubert: Sonata, D. 840;
      Schumann: Fantasy, opus 17.
    • 18. Hamburg.
      Schubert: Sonata D. 840;
      Prokofiev: The Quarrel, opus 102, no. 3; Gavotte opus 95, no. 2; Autumn Fairy, opus 97, no. 3; Orientalia, opus 97, no. 6; Waltz, opus 102, no. 1; Legende, opus 12 no. 6, Dance, opus 32 no. 1, Waltz, opus 32 no. 4; Visions Fugitives, opus 22, nos. 3 - 6, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15, 18.
      (encore) Debussy: Prelude, Book I, no. 11;
    • 19. Schwerin.
    • 20. Szcecin.
      Schubert: Sonata, D. 840;
      Schumann: Fantasy, opus 17.
    • 21. Torun.
      Schubert: Sonata, D. 840;
      Schumann: Fantasy, opus 17.
    • Minsk (Poland).

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