Sviatoslav Richter Chronology

1989
  • January
    • 26. Genova. Conservatorio Paganini. Private Concert.
      Schubert: Sonata in G, D. 894
      Webern: Variations, op. 27
      Bartok: 3 Burlesques op. 8
      Szymanowski: Metopes op. 29 (L'Ile des Sirenes, Calypso)
      Hindemith: Suite (1922)
    • 28. Venezia. La Fenice.
      Schubert: Sonata in G, D. 894
      Webern: Variations, op. 27
      Bartok: 3 Burlesques op. 8
      Szymanowski: Metopes op. 29 (L'Ile des Sirenes, Calypso)
      Hindemith: Suite (1922)
    • 30. Bologna.
      Schubert: Sonata in G, D. 894
      Webern: Variations;
      Bartok : Burlesques;
      Szymanowski : Metopes;
      Hindemith: Suite (1922);
      Stravinsky : Piano Rag Music. [ doubtful ]

  • February
    • 1. Pistoia.
      Schubert: Sonata in G, D. 894
      Webern: Variations, op. 27
      Bartok: 3 Burlesques op. 8
      Szymanowski: Metopes op. 29 (L'Ile des Sirenes, Calypso)
      Hindemith: Suite (1922)
    • 5. Parma.
      Mozart: Sonata K. 533/494
      Webern: Variations, op. 27
      Bartok: 3 Burlesques op. 8
      Szymanowski: Metopes op. 29 (L'Ile des Sirenes, Calypso)
      Hindemith: Suite (1922)
    • 7. Lodi.
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 2, op. 14
      Stravinsky: Piano Rag Music
      Shostakovich: Preludes and Fugues, opus 87, nos. 19 and 20
      Webern: Variations, op. 27
      Bartok: 3 Burlesques op. 8
      Szymanowski: Metopes op. 29 (L'Ile des Sirenes, Calypso)
      Hindemith: Suite (1922)
    • 10. Como.
      Mozart: Sonata K. 533/494
      Chopin: Etudes, opus 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, 12; opus 25, nos. 5, 6, 8, 11;
      (encore) Chopin: Nouvelles Etudes 1 and 2
    • 20. Vienna.
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 2, op. 14
      Stravinsky: Piano Rag Music
      Shostakovich: Preludes and Fugues, opus 87, nos. 19 and 20
      Webern: Variations, op. 27
      Bartok: 3 Burlesques op. 8
      Szymanowski: Metopes op. 29 (L'Ile des Sirenes, Calypso)
      Hindemith: Suite (1922)
    • 24. Deutschlandsberg.
      Mozart: Sonatas K. 282, K. 545, and K. 310;
      Chopin: Etudes, opus 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, 12; opus 25, nos. 5, 6, 8, 11;
    • 26. Deutschlandsberg.
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 2, op. 14
      Stravinsky: Piano Rag Music
      Shostakovich: Preludes and Fugues, opus 87, nos. 19 and 20
      Webern: Variations, op. 27
      Bartok: 3 Burlesques op. 8
      Szymanowski: Metopes op. 29 (L'Ile des Sirenes, Calypso)
      Hindemith: Suite (1922)

  • March
    • 1. Nantes.
    • 3. Nantes.
    • 5. Cholet.
      Mozart: Sonatas K. 282, K. 545, and K. 310;
      Chopin: Etudes, opus 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, 12; opus 25, nos. 5, 6, 8, 11;
    • 7. Pontivry.
      Mozart: Sonatas K. 282, K. 545, and K. 310;
      Chopin: Etudes, opus 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, 12; opus 25, nos. 5, 6, 8, 11;
    • 9. Angers.
      Schubert: Sonata in G, D. 894
      Webern: Variations, op. 27
      Bartok: 3 Burlesques op. 8
      Szymanowski: Metopes op. 29 (L'Ile des Sirenes, Calypso)
      Hindemith: Suite (1922)
    • 11. Rouen.
      Schubert: Sonata in G, D 894
      Schumann: Nachstücke, opus 23
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 4, opus 29
    • 13. Parigi.
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 2, op. 14
      Stravinsky: Piano Rag Music
      Shostakovich: Preludes and Fugues, opus 87, nos. 19 and 20
      Webern: Variations, op. 27
      Bartok: 3 Burlesques op. 8
      Szymanowski: Metopes op. 29 (L'Ile des Sirenes, Calypso)
      Hindemith: Suite (1922)
    • 18. London. St. James Piccadilly. Private recital "Hommage à Walter Legge."
      Schubert: Sonata in G, D 894
      Schumann: Nachstücke, opus 23
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 4, opus 29
      (encore) Ravel: Vallée des cloches No 5
    • 20. London. Barbican Centre, Royal Festival Hall. Recorded and broadcast by the BBC.
      Schubert: Sonata in G, D. 894
      Schumann: Nachtstücke
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 4.
      (encore) Bartok: 3 Burlesques op. 8 [ released by Philips ]
    • 22. London. National Gallery. Private recital.
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 2, op. 14
      Stravinsky: Piano Rag Music
      Shostakovich: Preludes and Fugues, opus 87, nos. 19 and 20
      Webern: Variations, op. 27
      Bartok: 3 Burlesques op. 8
      Szymanowski: Metopes op. 29 (L'Ile des Sirenes, Calypso)
      Hindemith: Suite (1922)
    • 27. Chichester Cathedral.
      Schubert: Sonata in G, D. 894
      Schumann: Nachtstücke
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 4.
      (encore) Shostakovich: Preludes and Fugues, opus 87, no. 20
    • 29. London, Barbican Centre. Recorded on videotape by BBC TV.
      Mozart: Sonatas in A Minor, K. 310; Eb Major, K. 282; C Major, K. 545. [ released by Philips ]
      Chopin: Etudes, opus 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, 12; opus 25, nos. 5, 6, 8, 11.

  • April
    • 3. Polling.
      Mozart: Sonatas in A Minor, K. 310; Eb Major, K. 282; C Major, K. 545.
      Chopin: Etudes, opus 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, 12; opus 25, nos. 5, 6, 8, 11, 12.
    • 19. Zürich. Heart-bypass operation. (No further performances this year.)

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