Sviatoslav Richter Chronology

1961
  • January
  • February
    • 27. Moscow. With Borodin Quartet, Ivan Mosgovensko.
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 8; Overture on Hebrew Themes.

  • March
  • April
    • 8. Moscow.
      Haydn: Sonata in b minor, Hob. XVI:32; Sonata in B flat, Hob. XVI:41;
      Schumann: Sonata No. 2 in g minor;
      Chopin: Barcarolle;
      Debussy: Preludes, book I, nos. 7, 9, 11;
      Scriabin: Sonata No. 5
    • 17. Moscow.
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 8, opus 84

  • May
  • June
    • 8. Moscow.

  • July
    • 8. London. Royal Festival Hall. First performance in Great Britain.
      Haydn: Sonata in F, Hob. XVI:29;
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 2 in d
      Prokofiev: Legende, opus 12 no. 6
      Prokofiev: Visions fugitives, opus 22, nos. 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15, 18
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 8
      (encore) Prokofiev: Suggestion diabolique
    • 10. London. Royal Festival Hall.
      Chopin: Ballade No. 3; Scherzo No. 4; Barcarolle; Mazurkas, opus 24;
      Debussy: Preludes, Book 1, nos. 1 - 7 and 9 - 11; L'isle joyeuse
      (encore) Chopin: Etudes, opus 10, nos. 1 - 3;
      (encore) Debussy: Images, book 2, no. 1 "Cloches"
      (encore) Prokofiev: Dance, opus 32 no. 1
    • 12. London. Royal Festival Hall.
      Schubert: Sonata No. 21 in B flat, D 960
      Schumann: Sonata No. 2 in g minor; Fantasie in C, opus 17.
      (encore) Debussy
      (encore) Schumann
      (encore) Prokofiev
    • 16. London. Royal Albert Hall. With Kondrashin, London Symphony Orchestra.
      Chopin: Andante spianato and Grande Polonaise
      Dvorak: Concerto in g minor, opus 33
    • 18. London. Royal Albert Hall. With Kondrashin, London Symphony Orchestra.
      Liszt: Concerto No. 1; Concerto No. 2; Hungarian Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra

  • August
    • 12. Schwäbisch Gmünd.
      Photo session with Paul Moor.

  • September
    • 27. Budapest, Erkel Theatre. with HSO, János Ferencsik.
      Liszt: Piano Concerto in A, (encore) Hungarian Fantasy

  • October
    • 14. Paris.
      Haydn: Sonata in E Flat, Hob. XVI:49;
      Debussy: Preludes, book 1, nos 6, 7, 9, 11;
      Prokofiev: Suggestion Diabolique, opus 4, no. 4.
    • 19. Paris.
      Schubert: Sonata no. 15, D 840;
      Schubert: Allegretto, D 915;
      Schubert: Laendler, D 366, nos 1, 3, 4, 5;
      Schubert: Moment Musical, D 780 no. 3.

  • November
  • December
    • 27. Leningrad. with Mravinsky.
      Brahms: Piano Concerto no. 2, opus 83.

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Last edit: August 14, 1999