Sviatoslav Richter Chronology

1984
  • January
    • 9. Tokyo. Cancelled.
    • 11. Matsudo. Cancelled.
    • 14. Kanazawa. Cancelled.
    • 16. Toyama. Cancelled.
    • 19. Nagoya. Cancelled.
    • 21. Osaka. Cancelled.
    • 24. Fukuoka. Cancelled.
    • 30. Miyazaki. Cancelled.
    • 31. Tsuyama. Sakuyo Ongaku-daigaku.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 2, opus 2; Variations, opus 21, no. 2;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 8 (9), 4, 5 (6); op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.

  • February
    • 2. Hiroshima. Yubinchokin Kaikan.
      Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, op. 37, nos. 5, 6, 11, 1; Nocturne in F, op. 10 no. 1; Valse Scherzo in A, op. 7; Humoresque op. 10 no. 2; Capriccioso op. 19 no. 5; Valse in A flat op. 40 no. 8; Romance in f, op. 5;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 8 (9), 4, 5 (6); op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
    • 7. Kurashiki.
      Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, op. 37, nos. 5, 6, 11, 1; Nocturne in F, op. 10/1; Valse Scherzo in A, op. 7; Humoresque op. 10/2; Capriccioso op. 19/5; Valse in A flat op. 40/8; Romance op. 5;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 8 (9), 4, 5 (6); op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
    • 12. Osaka. The Symphony Hall.
      Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, op. 37, nos. 5, 6, 11, 1; Nocturne in F, op. 10/1; Valse Scherzo in A, op. 7; Humoresque op. 10/2; Capriccioso op. 19/5; Valse in A flat op. 40/8; Romance op. 5;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 8 (9), 4, 5 (6); op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
    • 15. Matsuyama. Shimin Kaikan.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 2, opus 2; Variations, opus 21, no. 2;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 8 (9), 4, 5 (6); op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
    • 19. Yokohama.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 2, opus 2; Variations, opus 21, no. 2;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 8 (9), 4, 5 (6); op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
    • 21. Tokyo. Hitomi Memorial Hall.
      Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, op. 37, nos. 5, 6, 11, 1; Nocturne in F, op. 10/1; Valse Scherzo in A, op. 7; Humoresque op. 10/2; Capriccioso op. 19/5; Valse in A flat op. 40/8; Romance op. 5;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 8 (9), 4, 5 (6); op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
      (encore) Debussy: Preludes, book I, no. 6 "Des pas sur la neige"
    • 24. Takasaki. Gunma Ongaku Center.
      Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, op. 37, nos. 5, 6, 11, 1; Nocturne in F, op. 10/1; Valse Scherzo in A, op. 7; Humoresque op. 10/2; Capriccioso op. 19/5; Valse in A flat op. 40/8; Romance op. 5;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 8 (9), 4, 5 (6); op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
    • 25. Yatsugatake. Kogen Lodge.
    • 28. Tokyo. Hitomi Memorial Hall.
      Szymanowski: Sonata No. 2 in A, opus 21;
      Debussy: Preludes, book I, 1 - 7 and 9 - 11.

  • March
    • 1. Matsudo. Kawanami Memorial Hall of Seitoku-gakuen.
      [ originally scheduled for January 11 ]
    • 4. Tokyo. Hitomi Memorial Hall.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 2, opus 2; Variations, opus 21, no. 2;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 8 (9), 4, 5 (6); op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
      This recital was recorded but never broadcast.
    • 7. Osaka.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 2, opus 2; Variations, opus 21, no. 2;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 8 (9), 4, 5 (6); op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
    • 16. Fukuoka. Shimin Kaikan.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 2, opus 2; Variations, opus 21, no. 2;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 8 (9), 4, 5 (6); op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
    • 23. Amagasaki. Archaic Hall.
      Szymanowski: Sonata No. 2 in A, opus 21;
      Debussy: Preludes, book I, 1 - 7 and 9 - 11.
    • 25. Toyama. Toyamashi Kokaido.
      Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, op. 37, nos. 5, 6, 11, 1; Nocturne in F, op. 10/1; Valse Scherzo in A, op. 7; Humoresque op. 10/2; Capriccioso op. 19/5; Valse in A flat op. 40/8; Romance op. 5;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 8 (9), 4, 5 (6); op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
    • 27. Tokyo. Private Recital at Shou-en.
      Haydn: Sonatas, in D, Hob. XVI:24; in b minor Hob. XVI:32;
      Debussy: Preludes from Book I, nos 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, and 11. [ with pauses between 5 and 6, and between 7 and 9 ]

  • April
    • 20. Dresden.
    • 24. Zwickau.

  • May
    • 9. Paris.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 2, opus 2; Variations, opus 21, no. 2;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 4, 5, 8; op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
      (encore) Debussy: Preludes, Book I, nos. 6 and 9; Images Set II, no. 1.
    • 13. Rolandseck.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 2, opus 2; Variations, opus 21, no. 2;
      Szymanowsky: Sonata no. 2;
      (encore) Rachmaninoff: Etude-Tableau, op. 39, no. 2.
    • 14. Rolandseck.
      Szymanowsky: Sonata no. 2;
      Debussy: Preludes, Book I, nos. 1 - 7, 9 - 11;
      (encore) Debussy: Images Set II, no. 1.
    • 22. Mantua.
      Szymanowsky: Sonata no. 2;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 4, 5, 8; op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
    • 24. Rome. Auditorio di Via della Conciliazione.
      Szymanowsky: Sonata no. 2;
      Debussy: Preludes, Book I, nos. 1 - 7, 9 - 11.
    • 26. Florence.
      Szymanowsky: Sonata no. 2;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 4, 5, 8; op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
    • 28. Bergamo.
      Szymanowsky: Sonata no. 2;
      Debussy: Preludes, Book I, nos. 1 - 7, 9 - 11.
    • 29. Bolzano.
      Szymanowsky: Sonata no. 2;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 4, 5, 8; op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
    • 31. Deutschlandsberg.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 2, opus 2; Variations, opus 21, no. 2;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 4, 5, 8; op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.

  • June
    • 2. Prague.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 2, opus 2; Variations, opus 21, no. 2;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 4, 5, 8; op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
    • 5. Karlovy Vary.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 2, opus 2; Variations, opus 21, no. 2;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 4, 5, 8; op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
    • 6. Domazlice.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 2, opus 2; Variations, opus 21, no. 2;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 4, 5, 8; op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
    • 8. Stribro.
      Haydn: Sonatas, Hob. XVI:24, Hob. XVI:32;
      Brahms: Sonata No. 2, opus 2; Variations, opus 21, no. 2;
    • 10. Neuss or Insel Hombroich.
      Haydn: Sonata, Hob. XVI:24;
      Brahms: Variations, opus 21, no. 2;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 4, 5, 8; op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
    • 12. Ludwigshafen.
      Haydn: Sonata, Hob. XVI:24;
      Brahms: Variations, opus 21, no. 2;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 4, 5, 8; op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
    • 13. Plsen.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 2, opus 2; Variations, opus 21, no. 2;
    • 18. Nantes.
      Haydn: Sonatas, Hob. XVI:24, Hob. XVI:32;
      Brahms: Variations, opus 21, no. 2;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 4, 5, 8; op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
      (encore) Debussy: Preludes, Book I, nos. 3 and 9; Images Set I, no. 1
    • 23. Tours. Conservatory. With Kopelman and Berlinsky.
      Haydn: Sonata, Hob. XVI:24;
      Beethoven : Piano Trio in E flat, Op. 87.
    • 24. Tours. Grange de Meslay. With Kopelman and Berlinsky.
      Beethoven : Piano Trio in E flat, Op. 87.
    • 30. Tours. Grange de Meslay. With Rjasanov, Kamychev, Ermakov, Arnitzans.
      Beethoven : Quintet for Piano and Winds, opus 16.

  • July
    • 1. Tours. Grange de Meslay. With Rjasanov, Kamychev, Ermakov, Arnitzans.
      Beethoven : Quintet for Piano and Winds, opus 16.
    • 13. Munich.
      Haydn: Sonatas, Hob. XVI:24, Hob. XVI:32;
      Brahms: Variations, opus 21, no. 2;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 4, 5, 8; op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
      (encore) Rachmaninoff: Etude-Tableau, op. 39, no. 7; Melodie op. 3, no. 3
    • 15. Wolfhalden.
      Haydn: Sonatas, Hob. XVI:24, Hob. XVI:32;
      Brahms: Variations, opus 21, no. 2;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 4, 5, 8; op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
      (encore) Debussy: Images, set 2, no. 1 "Cloches"
    • 17. Chur.
      Haydn: Sonatas, Hob. XVI:24, Hob. XVI:32;
      Brahms: Variations, opus 21, no. 2;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 4, 5, 8; op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
    • 21. Meiringen.
      Haydn: Sonatas, Hob. XVI:24, Hob. XVI:32;
      Brahms: Variations, opus 21, no. 2;
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, op. 33, nos. 4, 5, 8; op. 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9.
    • 26. Saalfeld.

  • August
  • September
  • October
    • 5. Joukowsky. With Y. Bashmet.
      Hindemith: Sonata op. 11/4
    • 26. Pouchchino. With Oleg Kagan.
      Grieg: Sonata No. 2

  • November
  • December
    • 1. Moscow. With Yuri Bashmet, Natalia Gutman, and Marina Vorozhtsova.
      Britten: Lachrymae; Sonata, opus 65;
      Prokofiev: Sonata for Flute, op. 94a.
    • 6. Moscow. With Yuri Bashmet
      Britten
    • 8. Moscow. With Natalia Gutman and Oleg Kagan.
      Shostakovich: Trio No. 2.
    • 12. Moscow. With Natalia Gutman [ and Oleg Kagan ? ]
      Britten: Lachrymae; Cello Sonata;
      Shostakovich: Trio No. 2. [ ? ]
    • 22. Moscow. With Y. Nikolayevsky, Moscow Conservatory Ensemble.
      Stravinsky: Movements for Piano and orchestra

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