Sviatoslav Richter Chronology

1956
  • January
  • February
    • 6. Moscow.
      Liszt: Piano Sonata;
      Chopin: Scherzo No. 4, Op 54 ;
      Debussy: Preludes (selection) II no. 7;
      Scriabin: Piano Sonata No. 7, Op 64
    • 12. Moscow.
      Shostakovich: Preludes & Fugues op. 87 n. 3

  • March
    • 3. Moscow.
      Liszt: Années de Pèlerinage Bk 1 (Suisse) No. 6, No 4; Bk 2 (Italy) No 1; Bk 3 No 3; Bk 2 (Italy) No 6; Venezia e Napoli;
      Rachmaninoff: Prelude Op 32 No 5
    • 29. Moscow. with Dorliak
      Schubert: "Abschied" D 578 ; "Sei mir gegrusst!" D 741 ;
      Schumann: Dichterliebe Op 48

  • April
    • 21. Moscow.

  • May
    • 30. Prague.
      Mozart: Piano Sonata No 4, K 282

  • June
    • 1. Prague.
      Mozart: Piano Sonatas No. 4, K 282 ; No. 16, K 545 ; No. 8, K. 310; No. 15, K 533; Rondos, K 494 and K 511
      Beethoven: Bagatelles, opus 33, nos. 3 and 5.
    • 2. Prague. with Ancerl, Czech Philharmonic.
      Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1, opus 15.
    • 3. Prague.
      Tchaikovsky: Grand Sonata, Op 37
    • 6. Bratislava .
      Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 17, D 850;
      Liszt: Polonaise No. 2; Années de Pèlerinage Bk 1 (Suisse) No 6; Transcendental Etudes, nos. 1, 2, 5, 11; Mephisto Waltz No. 1
    • 8. Brno.
      Tchaikovsky: Grand Sonata, Op 37
      Liszt: Polonaise No 2; Transcendental Etudes, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 11; Mephisto Waltz No 1; Années de Pèlerinage Bk 2 (Italy) No 6
      Rachmaninoff: Prelude Op 32, No 12
    • 10. Prague.
      Tchaikovsky: Grand Sonata, Op 37
      Liszt: Polonaise No 2; Transcendental Etudes, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 11; Mephisto Waltz No 1;
    • 11. Kralove.
      Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 17, D 850;
      Liszt: Polonaise No 2; Transcendental Etudes, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 11; Mephisto Waltz No 1; Années de Pèlerinage Bk 2 (Italy) No 6
    • 12. Nachvel.
      Tchaikovsky: Grand Sonata, Op 37
      Liszt: Polonaise No 2; Transcendental Etudes, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 11; Mephisto Waltz No 1; Années de Pèlerinage Bk 2 (Italy) No 6
      Rachmaninoff: Prelude Op 32, No 12
    • 14. Prague.
      Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 17, D 850;
      Liszt: Polonaise No 2; Transcendental Etudes, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 11; Mephisto Waltz No 1; Années de Pèlerinage Bk 2 (Italy) No 6
    • 27. Moscow.
      Ravel: Melodies Populaires grecques

  • July
  • August
    • 11. Moscow.
      Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 17, D 850;

  • September
    • 9. Moscow.
      Shostakovich: Preludes & Fugues, op. 87, nos. 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 15, 18, 23;
      Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 9, Op 103.
    • 15. Moscow.
      Shostakovich: Preludes & Fugues, op. 87, no. 18
    • 18. Moscow.
      Schumann: 3 Fugues op. 72; March No. 2, Op 76 no.2; Humoreske Op 20

  • October
    • 2. Moscow. with A. Vedernikov.
      Bartok: Sonata for 2 pianos.
    • 6. Moscow. Tchaikovsky Hall.
      Schumann: 4 Fugues, Op. 72
      Schumann: Humoreske in B-flat, Op. 20
      Bartok: 15 Hungarian Peasant Songs
      Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 6 in A, Op. 82
      Prokofiev: Piano Piece - Gavotte, Op. 95 no. 2
      Debussy: Preludes, Book I - No. 11 - La danse de Puck
      Schumann: Fantasiestück - Ende vom Lied, Op. 12 no. 8

  • November
    • 5. Moscow.
      Shostakovich: Preludes & Fugues, op. 87, no. 2
    • 9. Moscow.
      Beethoven: Sonata no. 8 op. 13

  • December

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