Sviatoslav Richter Chronology

1981
  • January
    • 19. Tokyo. Bunka-kaikan (Tokyo Cultural Hall)
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 10, nos. 2 and 3; opus 31, nos. 2 and 3;
      (encores) Chopin: Etudes, opus 10, nos. 6 and 12; opus 25, no. 5.
    • 23. Tokyo. Showa Joshidaigaku Hitomi Kinen-kodo (Hitomi Memorial Hall of Showa Women's College)
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 10, nos. 2 and 3;
      Schumann: Fantasy in C major, opus 17;
      (encore) Schumann: Novellete in F major, opus 21, no. 1
      (encore) Chopin: Etude in C sharp minor, opus 10, no. 4
      (encore) Debussy: Brouillards, from Preludes Book 2.
    • 26. Kyoto.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 10, nos. 2 and 3, opus 31, nos. 2 and 3
    • 30. Morioka. Iwate Kemmin Kaikan.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 10, nos. 2 and 3, opus 31, nos. 2 and 3

  • February
    • 2. Hakodate. Shimin Kaikan.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 10, nos. 2 and 3, opus 31, nos. 2 and 3
    • 5. Sapporo. Hokkaido Kosei-nenkin Kaikan.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 10, nos. 2 and 3, opus 31, nos. 2 and 3
    • 12. Tokyo. Bunka-kaikan.
      Prokofiev: Légende op. 12 no. 6;
      Visions Fugitives op. 22. nos. 3-6, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15, 18;
      Dance op. 32 no. 1; Waltz op. 32 no. 4;
      Pensée op. 62 no. 3; Paysage op. 59 no. 2;
      Sonatine Pastorale op. 59 no. 3;
      Sonata no. 9 in C, opus 103.
      from 'Cinderella', op. 102, nos. 1 and 3; op. 95, no. 2, op. 97, nos. 3 and 6;
    • 14. Nagoya. Shimin Kaikan.
      Prokofiev: Légende op. 12 no. 6;
      Visions Fugitives op. 22. nos. 3-6, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15, 18;
      Dance op. 32 no. 1; Waltz op. 32 no. 4;
      Pensée op. 62 no. 3; Paysage op. 59 no. 2;
      Sonatine Pastorale op. 59 no. 3;
      Sonata no. 9 in C, opus 103.
      from 'Cinderella', op. 102, nos. 1 and 3; op. 95, no. 2, op. 97, nos. 3 and 6;
    • 17. Osaka. Festival Hall.
      Prokofiev: Légende op. 12 no. 6;
      Visions Fugitives op. 22. nos. 3-6, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15, 18;
      Dance op. 32 no. 1; Waltz op. 32 no. 4;
      Pensée op. 62 no. 3; Paysage op. 59 no. 2;
      Sonatine Pastorale op. 59 no. 3;
      Sonata no. 9 in C, opus 103.
      from 'Cinderella', op. 102, nos. 1 and 3; op. 95, no. 2, op. 97, nos. 3 and 6;
    • 19. Shizuoka. Shimin Bunka-kaikan.
      Prokofiev: Légende op. 12 no. 6;
      Visions Fugitives op. 22. nos. 3-6, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15, 18;
      Dance op. 32 no. 1; Waltz op. 32 no. 4;
      Pensée op. 62 no. 3; Paysage op. 59 no. 2;
      Sonatine Pastorale op. 59 no. 3;
      Sonata no. 9 in C, opus 103.
      from 'Cinderella', op. 102, nos. 1 and 3; op. 95, no. 2, op. 97, nos. 3 and 6;
    • 23. Kobe. International Hall.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 10, nos. 2 and 3, opus 31, nos. 2 and 3
    • 25. Fukuoka. Shimin Kaikan.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 10, nos. 2 and 3, opus 31, nos. 2 and 3
    • 28. Kagoshima. Ken Bunka Center.

  • March
    • 3. Matsuyama.
    • 6. Tokyo.
      Prokofiev: Légende, opus 12 no. 6;
      Visions Fugitives, opus 22 nos. 3-6, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15, 18;
      Dance, opus 32 no. 1; Waltz, opus 32 no. 4;
      Pensée, opus 62 no. 3; Paysage, opus 59 no. 2;
      Sonatine Pastorale, opus 59 no. 3;
      Rondo, opus 52, no. 2;
      Sonata no. 6 in A major, opus 82.
    • 8. Fukushima.
    • 10. Tokyo. Bunka-kaikan.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 10, nos. 2 and 3, opus 31, nos. 2 and 3
      Chopin : Etudes op. 10 n. 12, op. 25 n. 5; Nocturne, op. 15/1
      Recorded by NHK and broadcast on FM radio, except for two Sonatas.
    • 14. Yokohama. Kanagawa-kenmin Hall.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 10, nos. 2 and 3;
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 6 in A, opus 82.
    • 16. Tokyo. Hitomi Memorial Hall.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 10, nos. 2 and 3;
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 6 in A, opus 82.

  • April
  • May
    • 9. Moscow.
      Prokofiev: Légende op. 12 no. 6;
      Visions Fugitives op. 22. nos. 3-6, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15, 18;
      Dance op. 32 no. 1; Waltz op. 32 no. 4;
      Pensée op. 62 no. 3; Paysage op. 59 no. 2;
      Sonatine Pastorale op. 59 no. 3;
      Rondo, opus 52, no. 2;
      Sonata no. 6 in A major, opus 82.

  • June
    • 17. Moscow.
      Weber: Sonata No. 1
      Liszt: Etudes d'execution transcendante, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, and 11.
    • 20. Tours, Grand Theatre.
      Weber: Sonata No. 1
      Liszt: Etudes d'execution transcendante, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, and 11.

  • July
  • August
  • September
    • 17. Moscow. With Yuri Bashmet, Borodin Quartet.
      Shostakovich: Sonata for Viola and Piano, opus 147; Piano Quintet in g, opus 57.
    • 21. Moscow. With Yuri Bashmet, Borodin Quartet.
      Shostakovich: Sonata for Viola and Piano, opus 147;
      Dvorak: Piano Quintet in A, opus 81.

  • October
    • 4. Moscow. With Borodin Quartet.
      Shostakovich: Piano Quintet in g, opus 57.

  • November
  • December
    • 27. Moscow. With Oleg Kagan.
      Medtner: Sonata, op. 21 for violin and piano; 12 Melodies on Pushkin.

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