Sviatoslav Richter Chronology

1986
  • January
  • February
  • March
    • 7. Nitra.
      Brahms: Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2; Paganini Variations, op. 35.
    • 8. Piestany.
      Brahms: Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2; Paganini Variations, op. 35.
    • 10. Bratislava.
      Brahms: Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2; Paganini Variations, op. 35.
    • 13. Deutschlandsberg.
      Beethoven: Rondos op. 51, nos. 1 and 2; Sonata op. 101;
      Schumann: Paganini Studies, op. 10, nos. 4, 5, and 6;
      Brahms: Paganini Variations, op. 35.
    • 15. Zagreb.
      Beethoven: Rondos op. 51, nos. 1 and 2; Sonata op. 101;
      Schumann: Paganini Studies, op. 10, nos. 4, 5, and 6;
      Brahms: Paganini Variations, op. 35.
    • 16. Zagreb.
      Brahms: Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2; Paganini Variations, op. 35.
    • 18. Venezia. S. Giovanni Evangelista.
      Beethoven: Rondos op. 51, nos. 1 and 2; Sonata op. 101;
      Schumann: Paganini Studies, op. 10, nos. 4, 5, and 6;
      Brahms: Paganini Variations, op. 35.
    • 21. Vicenza. Basilica SS: Felice e Fortunato.
      Brahms: Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2; Paganini Variations, op. 35.
    • 23. Asolo.

  • April
    • 1. Trento.
      Beethoven: Rondos op. 51, nos. 1 and 2; Sonata op. 101; Diabelli Varations.
    • 7. Trieste.
    • 14. Ravenna.
    • 18. Imola.
      Beethoven: Rondos op. 51, nos. 1 and 2; Sonata op. 101;
      Schumann: Paganini Etudes, op. 10, nos. 4, 5, 6;
      Chopin: Etudes op. 25, nos. 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12; op. 10, nos. 3 and 10.
    • 20. Bergamo.
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie op. 61;
      Etudes, op. 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, 12; op. 25, nos. 5, 6, 7, 8,
      Four Ballades, op. 23, 38, 47, 52.
    • 22. Milan.
      Beethoven: Sonata op. 101; Rondos op. 51, nos. 1 and 2;
      Schumann: Paganini Studies, op. 10, nos. 4, 5, and 6;
      Brahms: Paganini Variations, op. 35.
    • 24. Brescia.
      Schumann: 4 Fugues, Op. 72, March op. 76 n. 2, Toccata op. 7, Blumenstück, op. 19,
      Paganini Studies, op. 10, nos. 3, 4, 5, 6; Nachtstücke, op.23
      (bis) Liszt: Nuages gris
    • 25. Monza.
      Schumann: 4 Fugues, Op. 72, March op. 76 n. 2, Toccata op. 7, Blumenstück, op. 19,
      Paganini Studies, op. 10, nos. 3, 4, 5, 6; Nachtstücke, op.23
    • 27. Firenze.
      Schumann: 4 Fugues, Op. 72, March op. 76 n. 2, Toccata op. 7, Blumenstück, op. 19,
      Paganini Studies, op. 10, nos. 3, 4, 5, 6; Nachtstücke, op. 23
      (bis) Liszt: Nuages gris
    • 28. Sulmona.
    • 29. L'Aquila.
    • 30. Rome. Teatro Olimpico.
      Schumann: 4 Fugues, Op. 72; March op. 76 n. 2;
      Paganini Studies, op. 10, nos. 3, 4, 5, 6; Toccata op. 7;
      Chopin: Four Ballades.
    • Massa.

  • May
    • 2. Reggio Emilia.
      Brahms: Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2; Paganini Variations, op. 35.
    • 3. Milan.
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie op. 61;
      Etudes, op. 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, 12; op. 25, nos. 5, 6, 7, 8,
      Four Ballades, op. 23, 38, 47, 52.
      (encore) Wagner: Albumblatt
    • 5. Genova
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie op. 61;
      Etudes, op. 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, 12; op. 25, nos. 5, 6, 7, 8,
      Four Ballades, op. 23, 38, 47, 52.
      (encore) Liszt: Nuages gris [ ? ]
    • 7. Milan.
      Haydn: Sonata in A minor, Hob. XVI:46
      Beethoven: Diabelli Variations.
    • 8. Bolzano. Conservatory.
      Haydn: Sonata in A minor, Hob. XVI:46
      Beethoven: Diabelli Variations.
      (encore) Wagner
    • 10. Venice. La Fenice.
      Haydn: Sonata in A minor, Hob. XVI:46
      Beethoven: Diabelli Variations.
    • 16. Prague. With Peter Schreier.
      Schubert: Die Winterreise.
    • 18. Prague.
      Beethoven: Sonata op. 101; Rondos op. 51, nos. 1 and 2; Diabelli Variations.
    • 22. Mantova.
      Beethoven: Rondos op. 51, nos. 1 and 2; Sonata op. 101; Diabelli Variations.
    • 23. Mantova.
      Schumann: 4 Fugues, Op. 72, March op. 76 n. 2, Toccata op. 7, Blumenstück, op. 19,
      Paganini Studies, op. 10, nos. 3, 4, 5, 6; Nachtstücke, op. 23
    • 25. Mantova.
      Haydn: Sonatas, Hob. XVI:46, 48, and 52.
    • 27. Mantova.
      Brahms: Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2; Paganini Variations, op. 35.
      (encore) Book II of Paganini Variations.
    • 31. Mantova.
      Schumann: 4 Fugues, Op. 72, March op. 76 n. 2, Toccata op. 7,
      Paganini Studies, op. 10, nos. 4, 5, 6;
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie opus 61; Etudes, opus 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, 12; opus 25, nos. 5, 6, 7, 8;
      (encore) Etudes, opus 25, nos. 11 and 12.

  • June
    • 2. Mantova.
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie opus 61; Etudes, opus 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, 12; opus 25, nos. 5, 6, 7, 8; Four Ballades.
    • 7. Gyoýr, Town Hall.
      Beethoven: Sonata op. 101; Rondos, op. 51, nos. 1 and 2; Diabelli Variations.
    • 11. Gyoýr, Town Hall.
      Schumann: 4 Fugues, Op. 72, March op. 76 n. 2; Paganini Studies, op. 10, nos. 4, 5, 6;
      Toccata op. 7; Novelette in F, opus 21; Blumenstück, op. 19; Nachtstücke, op. 23;
      (encore) Wagner: Albumblatt.
    • 15. Copenhagen. Tivoli.
      Beethoven: Sonata op. 101; Rondos op. 51, nos. 1 and 2; Diabelli Variations.
    • 17. Amsterdam. Concertgebouw.
      Beethoven: Sonata op. 101; Rondos op. 51, nos. 1 and 2; Diabelli Variations.
    • 19. Wiltz.
      Beethoven: Sonata op. 101; Rondos op. 51, nos. 1 and 2; Diabelli Variations.
    • 21. Tours.
      Haydn: Sonatas, Hob. XVI:46, 48, and 52.
    • 26. Tours. With Natalia Gutman
      Haydn: Sonata, Hob. XVI:44;
      Schumann: Nachtstücke opus 23;
      Chopin: Sonata for Cello and Piano.
    • 28. Grange de Meslay.
      Chopin: Sonata for Cello and Piano, with Gutman.
      Haydn: Sonatas Hob. XVI:46, 48, 52.
    • 29. Freiburg.
      Beethoven: Sonata op. 101; Rondos op. 51, nos. 1 and 2; Diabelli Variations.
    • 30. Rolandseck.
      Beethoven: Sonata op. 101; Rondos op. 51, nos. 1 and 2; Diabelli Variations.
    • Tours.
      Liszt: Scherzo and March.

  • July
    • 3. Heide.
      Beethoven: Sonata op. 101; Rondos op. 51, nos. 1 and 2; Diabelli Variations.
    • 5. Hasselburg.
      Schumann: 4 Fugues, Op. 72, March op. 76 n. 2; Toccata op. 7; Blumenstück, op. 19; Paganini Studies, op. 10, nos. 3, 4, 5, 6;
      Novelette in F, opus 21, no. 1; Nachtstücke, op. 23;
      (encore) Wagner: Albumblatt.
    • 6. Lübeck.
      Haydn: Sonatas, Hob. XVI:46, 48, and 52.
    • 8. Copenhagen.
      Schumann: 4 Fugues, Op. 72; March op. 76 n. 2; Toccata op. 7; Blumenstück, op. 19; Paganini Studies, op. 10, nos. 4, 5, 6;
      Novelette in F, opus 21, no. 1; Nachtstücke, op. 23;
      (encore) Liszt: Nuages Gris
      (encore) Wagner: Albumblatt.
    • 10. Stockholm.
      Schumann: Blumenstück, op. 19; Four Fugues, opus 72; March op. 76 n. 2;
      Novelette op. 21 n. 1; Toccata op. 7; Paganini Studies, op. 10, nos. 4, 5, 6;
      Nachtstücke, op. 23;
    • 12. Helsinki.
      Beethoven: Sonata op. 101; Rondos op. 51, nos. 1 and 2; Diabelli Variations.
    • Novgorod.
    • Pskov.
    • Velikie Luki.
    • Naumovo.
    • Rjev.
    • Kalinin.
    • Oerkhovo-Zouevo.

  • August
    • Lakinsk.
    • Vladimir.
    • Souzdal.
    • Gorki.
    • Cheboksary.
    • Kazan.
    • Brejnev.
    • Ufa.
    • Celiabinsk.
    • Kurgan.
    • Petropavlovsk.

  • September
    • Novosibirsk.
    • 3. Krasnoyarsk.
    • 4. Krasnoyarsk.
      Beethoven: Sonata op. 101; Rondos op. 51, nos. 1 and 2;
      Schumann: Blumenstück;
      Chopin: Ballade opus 52
      (encore) Trois Nouvelles Etudes
    • 7. Irkutsk.
      Haydn: 2 Sonatas;
      Schumann: Paganini Studies, op. 10, nos. 4, 5, 6;
      Brahms: Paganini Variations, op. 35, Book I.
    • 9. Irkutsk.
      Beethoven: Sonata op. 101; Rondos op. 51, nos. 1 and 2;
      Chopin: Ballade No. 1; 10 Etudes.
    • Ulan Ude.
    • 12. Tchita.
      Haydn: Sonata No. 52 in E flat;
      Schumann: Paganini Studies, op. 10, nos. 4, 5, 6;
      Chopin: Ballade No. 1; Etudes.
    • 15. Khabarovsk. With Oleg Kagan. [ doubtful ]
      Brahms: Sonata no. 1 for Violin, op. 78;
      Grieg: Sonata, op. 13;
      Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Piano
    • 18. Joetsu. With Oleg Kagan.
      Brahms: Sonata no. 1 for Violin, op. 78;
      Grieg: Sonata, op. 13;
      Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Piano
    • 20. Nakaniida. Bach Hall. With Oleg Kagan.
      Brahms: Sonata no. 1 for Violin, op. 78;
      Grieg: Sonata, op. 13;
      Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Piano.
      Recorded and released on Sacrambow SCW-1002 (CD).
    • 23. Yamagata. Kenmin Kaikan. With Natalia Gutman.
      Chopin: Sonata for Cello and Piano, opus 64;
      Debussy: Sonata for Cello and Piano in d.
    • 27. Yatsugatake. Kogen Lodge. With Yuri Bashmet.
      Hindemith: Sonata for Viola and Piano, opus 11, no. 4;
      Britten: Lachrymae;
      Shostakovich: Sonata for Viola, opus 147.
    • 29. Tokyo. Shinjuku Bunka Center. With Y. Bashmet.
      Hindemith: Sonata for Viola and Piano, opus 11, no. 4;
      Britten: Lachrymae;
      Shostakovich: Sonata for Viola, opus 147.

  • October
    • 1. Matsumoto. Harmony Hall.
      Haydn: Sonatas, in g minor, Hob. XVI:44, and E flat, Hob. XVI:52;
      Schumann: Novellette op. 21 n. 1; Blumenstück op. 19; 4 Nachtstücke op. 23;
      Chopin: Ballade No. 1 in g minor, opus 23.
    • 3. Musashino. Shimin Bunka Kaikan.
      Haydn: Sonatas, in g minor Hob. XVI:44, and E flat, Hob. XVI:52;
      Schumann: Novellette op. 21 n. 1; Blumenstück op. 19; 4 Nachtstücke op. 23;
      Chopin: Ballade No. 1 in g minor, opus 23.
    • 7. Oyama. Shiritsu Bunka Center.
      Haydn: Sonatas, in g minor Hob. XVI:44, and E flat, Hob. XVI:52;
      Schumann: Novellette op. 21 n. 1; Blumenstück op. 19; 4 Nachtstücke op. 23;
      Chopin: Ballade No. 1 in g minor, opus 23.
    • 9. Kitakata. Plaza Bunka Center.
      Haydn: Sonatas, Hob. XVI:48, and 52;
      Schumann: Paganini Etudes, opus 10, nos. 4, 5, 6;
      Brahms: Paganini Variations, opus 35, Book I
    • 13. Tokyo. Nerima Bunka Center.
      Haydn: Sonatas, Hob. XVI:48, and 52;
      Schumann: Paganini Etudes, opus 10, nos. 4, 5, 6;
      Brahms: Paganini Variations, opus 35, Book I
    • 14. Urawa City.
      Haydn: Sonatas, Hob. XVI:48, and 52;
      Schumann: Paganini Etudes, opus 10, nos. 4, 5, 6;
      Brahms: Paganini Variations, opus 35, Book I
    • 16. Takasaki. Ongaku Center.
      Haydn: Sonatas, Hob. XVI:48, and 52;
      Schumann: Paganini Etudes, opus 10, nos. 4, 5, 6;
      Brahms: Paganini Variations, opus 35, Book I
    • 18. Tokyo. Hitomi Kinen Kodo.
      Haydn: Sonatas, Hob. XVI:48, and 52;
      Schumann: Paganini Etudes, opus 10, nos. 4, 5, 6;
      Brahms: Paganini Variations, opus 35, Book I
    • 21. Nagano.
      Haydn: Sonatas, Hob. XVI:44, 40, and 41;
      Chopin: Ballade no. 2, opus 38; Etudes, opus 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4; opus 25, nos. 5, 6, 7, 8, 11.
    • 24. Khabarovsk.
      Haydn: Sonatas;
      Schumann: Paganini Etudes, opus 10, nos. 4, 5, 6;
      Brahms: Paganini Variations, opus 35, Book I
    • 28. Komsomolsk on Amur.
      Haydn: Sonatas, Hob. XVI:44, 41, and 52;
      Schumann: Paganini Etudes, opus 10, nos. 4, 5, 6;
      Brahms: Paganini Variations, opus 35, Book I
    • 30. Komsomolsk on Amur.
      Haydn: Sonatas, Hob. XVI:40, and 52;
      Schumann: Paganini Etudes, opus 10, nos. 4, 5, 6;
      Brahms: Paganini Variations, opus 35, Book I
    • 31. Chegdomyn.
      Haydn: Sonatas, Hob. XVI:40, and 52;
      Schumann: Paganini Etudes, opus 10, nos. 4, 5, 6;
      Brahms: Paganini Variations, opus 35, Book I

  • November
    • 8. Tchita.
      Brahms: Sonatas 1 and 2; Paganini Variations, opus 35, Book I
    • 10. Ulan Ude.
      Brahms: Sonatas 1 and 2; Paganini Variations, opus 35, Book I
    • 12. Irkutsk.
      Haydn: Sonatas, Hob. XVI:40, 41, and 44;
      Brahms: Sonata No. 2;
      (encore) Chopin: Etudes, opus 10, nos. 1 - 3.
    • 13. Taichet.
      Haydn: Sonatas, Hob. XVI:41, and 52;
      Schumann: Paganini Etudes, opus 10, nos. 4, 5, 6;
      Brahms: Paganini Variations, opus 35, Book I
      (encore) Brahms: Paganini Variations, opus 35, Book II
    • 15. Krasnojarsk.
      Brahms: Sonatas 1 and 2; Paganini Variations, opus 35, Book I
    • 16. Sajanogorsk.
      Haydn: 3 Sonatas;
      Schumann: Paganini Etudes, opus 10, nos. 4, 5, 6;
      Brahms: Paganini Variations, opus 35, Book I
    • 17. Chucenskoie.
      Haydn: Sonatas, Hob. XVI:44, 41, and 48;
      Chopin: Etudes, opus 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, 12; opus 25, nos. 5, 6, 8, 11.
    • 18. Abakan.
    • Novokuznetsk.
    • Kemerovo.
    • Barnaoul.
    • Rubcowsk.
    • Oust Kamenogorsk.
    • Semipalatinsk.
    • Pavlodar.
    • Karaganda.
    • Tselinograd.

  • December
    • Koktchetav.
    • Aktubinsk.
    • Koustanai.
    • Petropavlovsk.
    • Uralsk.
    • Magnitogorsk.
    • Engels.
    • Saratov.
    • Penza.
    • Razan.
    • Kolomna.
    • 14. Moscow.
    • Moscow, Pushkin Museum. With Julia Varady.
      Tchaikovsky: Songs
    • Moscow. With Oleg Kagan and Natalia Gutman.
      Tchaikovsky: Trio in a, opus 50.
    • 29. Moscow, Pushkin Museum. With Oleg Kagan and Natalia Gutman.
      Tchaikovsky: Trio in a, opus 50.
    • 30. Moscow. Recorded on videotape and released in Japan.
      Tchaikovsky: Trio, with Oleg Kagan and Natalia Gutman.
    • 31. Moscow, Pushkin Museum. With Borodin Quartet.
      Franck: Piano Quintet

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