Sviatoslav Richter Chronology

1958
  • January
  • February
    • 9. Budapest, Academy of Music.
      Schubert: Sonata in C minor, op.post.;
      Schumann: Toccata in C;
      Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition;
      (encore) Rakhmaninov: Prelude in G sharp minor,
      Debussy: Les collines d'Anacapri (Preludes I/5), Cloches à travers les feuilles (Images II/1)
    • 11. Budapest, Academy of Music.
      Schubert: Sonata in A, op.120, Moment musical in C, op.94/1, Three Impromptus op.90/2, 3, 4 (E flat, G, A flat);
      Liszt: Funérailles, Dance of the Imps, Love Dreams (E, A flat), Valses oubliées nos.1,2,3, Mephisto Waltz
      (encore) Liszt: 123rd Petrarca Sonnet, Feux follets
    • 12. Budapest, Bartók Hall. with Nina Dorliac (soprano).
      Mozart: Das Veilchen, Die Alte, Komm, liebe Zither, Sehnsucht nach dem Frühling, Das Lied von der Trennung,
      Schumann: Intermezzo, Mit Myrthen und Rosen, In der Fremde, Liszt: Vergiftet sind meine Lieder, Oh, quand je dors,
      Mussorgsky: The Nursery,
      Debussy: C'est d'extase langoureuse (Ariettes oubliées no.1), Chevaux de bois, Green (Ariettes oubliées no.5) .
    • 13. Budapest, Academy of Music. with Tátrai Quartet.
      Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor
    • 15. Budapest, Bartók Hall. with Nina Dorliac (soprano).
      Schubert: Gute Nacht, Liebesbotschaft, Die Post, Die Krähe, Du bist die Ruh', Am Meer, Die Taubenpost, Sei mir gegrüsst, Wolf: Agnes, Der Gartner, Der Knabe und das Immlein, Der Genesene an die Hoffnung, Nixe Binsefuss
    • 16. Budapest, Soviet Embassy.
      Mendelssohn
    • 17. Budapest, Erkel Theatre. with HSO, András Kórodi.
      Mozart: Piano Concerto in D minor, K.466,
      Brahms: Piano Concerto in B flat
    • 21. Sofia.
      Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2
      Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
    • 22. Sofia.
      Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2
      Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
    • 24. Sofia.
      Schubert: Sonata in c, D. 958
      Schumann: Toccata
      Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
      (encores)
      Rachmaninov: Prelude, Op. 32, No. 12
      Schubert: March
      Liszt: Sonetto 123 del Petrarca
    • 25. Sofia.
      Schubert: Sonata in A, D. 664; Moment musical No. 1; Impromptus, D. 899, Nos. 2-4
      Liszt: Funerailles; Waldesrauschen; Gnomenreigen; Liebestraume Nos. 2 & 3;
      3 Valses oubliees; Mephisto Waltz
      (encores)
      Feux Follets; Transcendental Etude No. 7, "Eroica"
      Chopin: Etude, Op. 10, No. 3
    • 27. and 27. Sofia.
      Mozart: Concerto No. 20

  • March
    • 2. Sofia.
      Schubert: Sonata in a, D. 845
      Liszt: Polonaise No. 2; Transcendental Etudes Nos. 3, 5, 11, & 7; Mephisto Waltz
      (encores) Chopin: Etudes, Op. 10, Nos. 3, 10, & 12

  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
    • 27. Warsaw, Philharmonic Concert Hall. Warsaw Philharmonic, Witold Rowicki.
      Prokofiev: Piano Concerto no. 5
      (Fourth and fifth movements only released by Polskie Nagrania on single-sided 10-inch disc.)

  • October
    • 3. Budapest, Erkel Theatre. HSO, János Ferencsik.
      Bartók: Piano Concerto no. 2

  • November
  • December

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