Sviatoslav Richter Chronology

1966
  • January
    • 25. Prague.
      Mozart: Sonata No. 2, K 280
      Mozart: Sonata No. 13, K 333
    • 28. Salzburg.
      Mozart: Sonata No. 2, K 280
      Mozart: Sonata No. 13, K 333
      Mozart: Sonata No. 5, K 283
      Mozart: Fantasy, K 475
      Mozart: Sonata No. 14, K 457
    • 29. Salzburg. with Paumgartner, Vienna Philharmonic
      Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 9, K 271
    • 30. Salzburg.
      Mozart: Sonata No. 2, K 280
      Mozart: Sonata No. 13, K 333
      Mozart: Sonata No. 5, K 283
      Mozart: Fantasy, K 475
      Mozart: Sonata No. 14, K 457

  • February
    • 2. Cannes. Gala for Musée Ferdinand Léger, with M. Plissetskaya and J. Vilar.
      Beethoven
      Chopin
      Debussy
    • 6. Paris.
      Mozart: Sonata No. 13, K 333
      Chopin: Nocturnes, No. 6, opus 15, no. 3; and no. 19, opus 72, no. 1
      Chopin: Scherzo No. 2, opus 31
      Debussy: Preludes, Book I, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11
    • 9. Paris.
      Mozart: Sonata No. 2, K 280
      Mozart: Fantasy, K 475
      Mozart: Sonata No. 14, K 457
      Brahms: Ballades, opus 10, nos. 1 and 2; opus 118, No. 3
      Prokofiev: Sonata No 4, opus 29
    • 13. Paris.
      Mozart: Sonata No. 2, K 280
      Mozart: Fantasy, K 475
      Mozart: Sonata No. 14, K 457
      Brahms: Ballades, opus 10, nos. 1 and 2; opus 118, No. 3
      Prokofiev: Sonata No 4, opus 29
    • 15. Basel.
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 2, opus 14
      Scriabin: Sonata No. 7, opus 64
      Ravel: Valses Nobles et Sentimentales, Miroirs
    • 23. Rijeka.
      Mozart: Sonata No. 5, K 283
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 3, opus 2, no. 3
      Chopin: Variations on Hérold's Ludovic, opus 12
      Chopin: Nocturnes, no. 6, opus 15, no. 3; no. 19, opus 72, no. 1
      Chopin: Three Mazurkas
      Chopin: Scherzos, No. 2, opus 31; No. 3, opus 39

  • March
    • 3. Moscow. with David Oistrakh.
      Franck: Sonata
    • 4. Moscow. with Kondrashin, Moscow Philharmonic.
      Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1, opus 15
    • 18. Moscow.
      Mozart: Fantasy, K 475; Sonata No. 2, K 280
      Brahms: Capriccio, opus 76, No. 8
      Schumann: Toccata opus 7
      Rachmaninoff: Prelude opus 23, No. 5
      Beethoven: Sonata No 12, opus 26
      Schubert: Moments Musicaux
    • 19. Moscow.
      Mozart: Sonata No. 2, K 280; Fantasy, K 475; Sonata No. 13, K 333
      Brahms: Ballades, opus 10, nos. 1 and 2; Capriccio, opus 76, No. 8
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 4, opus 29
    • 30. Moscow.
      Mozart: Sonata No. 2, K 280; Fantasy, K 475; Sonata No. 13, K 333
      Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, op. 37, nos. 1, 5, 6, 11
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, opus 33 No. 8, opus 39, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 9
    • 31. Moscow. with Borodin Quartet.
      Shostakovich: Piano Quintet, opus 57
    • ??. Moscow.
      Beethoven: Sonata, opus 110
      Chopin: Barcarolle; Polonaise opus 26 no. 1

  • April
    • 20. Moscow.
    • 23. Moscow. with Rudolf Barshai, Moscow Chamber Orchestra.
      Mozart: Concerto K. 595

  • May
    • 2. Moscow.
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 2, opus 14; Sonata No. 4, opus 29; Sonata No. 6, opus 82
    • 25. Moscow.
      Schubert: Sonata No. 9, D 575
      Scriabin: Sonata No. 9, opus 68
      Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux (excerpts)
      Debussy: L'Isle Joyeuse
    • 29. Moscow.
    • 30. Moscow.

  • June
    • 2. Prague. with Smetacek, Prague Symphony.
      Dvorák: Piano Concerto, opus 33
    • 8. Bergamo. Teatro Donizetti.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 90, 101, and 106.
    • 10. Brescia. Teatro Grande.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 90, 101, and 106.
    • 12. Florence.
      Schubert: Sonata No. 9 in B, D 575
      Franck: Prelude, Chorale & Fugue
      Liszt: Sonata in b
    • 15. London. Royal Festival Hall.
      Schubert: Sonata in B, D 575
      Franck: Prelude, Chorale and Fugue
      Liszt: Sonata in b
      bis Rachmaninoff: Etudes-Tableaux, opus 39, nos. 1 and 2
    • 19. Aldeburgh. with Britten.
      Mozart: Sonata for Piano Four Hands, K 521
      Mozart: Sonata No. 5, K 283
      Tchaikovsky: The Seasons opus 37, nos. 1, 5, 6, 11
      Rachmaninoff: Etude-Tableau opus 39, nos 3 and 4
      Scriabin: Sonata No. 9, opus 68
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 4, opus 29
    • 21. Aldeburgh. with Britten.
      Schumann: Bilder aus Osten, opus 66
      Schubert: Sonata No. 9, D 575
      Chopin: Barcarolle, opus 60
      Liszt: Sonata in b
    • 24. Paris.
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 12, opus 26
      Chopin: Prelude, opus 45; Scherzo No. 1, opus 20; Barcarolle, opus 60
      Liszt: Sonata in b
    • 28. Grange de Meslay.
      Schubert: 3 Klavierstucke D 946; Sonata No. 14, D 784
      Prokofiev: Sonatas, No. 4, opus 29, No. 6, opus 82

  • July
    • 3. Grange de Meslay.
      Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 9, K 271
    • 9. Fontainebleau.
      Haydn: Sonata, Hob. XVI:48
      Schubert: 3 Klavierstucke D 946; Sonata No. 14, D 784
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 6, opus 82,
      bis Schubert: Scherzo in d minor, D 593, no. 2
    • 12. Divonne.
      Mozart: Sonata No. 5, K 283
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 28, opus 101
      Tchaikovsky: The Seasons. opus 37, nos. 5, 11
      Rachmaninoff: Etude-Tableau opus 39, nos. 2, 3
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 6, opus 82
      Debussy: Preludes Book 1, No. 11
    • 17. Spoleto. with the Borodin Quartet.
      Shostakovich: Quintet, opus 57
    • 20. Cervo.
    • 23. St. Tropez.
      Mozart: Sonata No. 5, K 283
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 28, opus 101
      Tchaikovsky: The Seasons. opus 37, nos. 5, 11
      Rachmaninoff: Etude-Tableau opus 39, nos. 2, 3
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 6, opus 82
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 28, opus 101
    • 27. Vaison la Romaine.
      Schubert: Sonata No. 14, D 784; Klavierstuck, D 604; Scherzo No. 2, D 593
      Brahms: opus 76, No. 8; opus 119, No. 4,
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 6, opus 82
      Rachmaninoff: Etude-Tableau, opus 39, No. 3
    • 31. Aix-en-Provence. with Munchinger, Aix Conservatory Orchestra.
      Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22, K 482

  • August
    • 1. Menton.
      Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22, K 482
    • 3. Cannes.
    • 5. Occiglione.
      Schubert: Sonata No. 9, D 575
      Brahms: opus 76 No. 8; opus 116, no. 5; opus 118, no. 3
      Liszt: Sonata in b
    • 14. Menton.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, No. 11, opus 22; No. 12, opus 26
      Chopin: Polonaise No. 1, opus 26, no. 1
      Chopin: Barcarolle, opus 60
      Chopin: Preludes opus 28, nos. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 19, 17, 23, 24
      Chopin: Ballade No. 4, opus 52
    • 19. Salzburg.
      Weber: Sonata No. 3, opus 49
      Brahms: Ballade, opus 10, No. 1; opus 76, no. 8; opus 116, no. 5; opus 118, no. 3; opus 119, no. 4
      Liszt: Sonata in b
    • 31. Stresa.
      Mozart: Sonata No. 5, K 283
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 3, opus 2. no. 3
      Brahms: Ballades, opus 10, nos. 1 and 2; Capriccio, opus 76, No. 8
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 4, opus 29
      Rachmaninoff: Etude-Tableau, opus 39, No. 3

  • September
    • 5. Venice.
      Prokofiev: Sonatas, No. 2, opus 14; No. 4, opus 29; No. 6, opus 82
    • 8. Locarno.
      Weber: Sonata No. 3, opus 49
      Brahms: opus 76, no. 8; opus 116, no. 5; opus 118, no. 3; opus 119, no. 4
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 6, opus 82
    • 12. Montreux. with Matacic, Prague Philharmonic.
      Grieg: Piano Concerto, opus 16
    • 20. Prostejov.
      Weber: Sonata No. 3, opus 49
      Brahms: opus 76, no. 8; opus 116, no. 5; opus 118, no. 3; opus 119, no. 4
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 6, opus 82

  • October
    • 11. Milan. La Scala.
      Tchaikovsky: Concerto no. 1, opus 23
    • 12. Milan. La Scala. with Carl Melles, Orchestra della Scala.
      Tchaikovsky: Concerto no. 1, opus 23
    • 13. Milan. La Scala. with Carl Melles, Orchestra della Scala.
      Tchaikovsky: Concerto no. 1, opus 23
    • 15. Florence. with Melles, Maggio Musicale Orchestra
      Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22, K 482
    • 16. Florence. with Melles, Maggio Musicale Orchestra
      Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22, K 482
    • 17. Milan.
      Haydn: Sonata in E Flat, Hob. XVI:52
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 12, opus 26
      Chopin: Polonaise No. 1, opus 26 no. 1,
      Chopin: Barcarolle, opus 60
      Chopin: Preludes, opus 28, nos. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 19, 17, 23, 24
      Chopin: Ballade No. 4, opus 52
      bis Chopin: Prelude No. 21, opus 28
      Debussy: Prelude from Book 1
    • 19. Rome, Teatro Olimpico.
      Haydn: Sonata No. 1 in E flat, Hob. XVI:52
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 26 in A flat;
      Chopin: Polonaise in c-sharp minor; Barcarolle; Ten Preludes from opus 28; Ballade No. 4.
    • 20. Rome, Teatro Olimpico.
      Haydn: Sonata No. 1 in E flat, Hob. XVI:52;
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 26 in A flat;
      Chopin: Polonaise in c-sharp minor; Barcarolle; Ten Preludes from opus 28; Ballade No. 4.
    • 23. Naples.
      Haydn: Sonata No. 1 in E flat, Hob. XVI:52;
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 26 in A flat;
      Chopin: Polonaise in c-sharp minor; Barcarolle; Ten Preludes from opus 28; Ballade No. 4.
    • 25. Palermo.
      Haydn: Sonata in E flat, Hob. XVI:52;
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 26 in A flat;
      Chopin: Polonaise in c-sharp minor; Barcarolle; Ten Preludes from opus 28; Ballade No. 4.
    • 27. Palermo. with Jansons, Bellini Orchestra.
      Grieg: Piano Concerto, opus 16
    • 29. Catania.
      Haydn: Sonata in E flat, Hob. XVI:52;
      Weber: Sonata No. 3, opus 49;
      Chopin: Polonaise in c-sharp minor; Barcarolle; Ten Preludes from opus 28; Ballade No. 4.

  • November
    • 3. Messina.
      Haydn: Sonata in E flat, Hob. XVI:52;
      Weber: Sonata No. 3, opus 49;
      Chopin: Polonaise in c-sharp minor; Barcarolle; Ten Preludes from opus 28; Ballade No. 4.
    • 6. Rome, Auditorium S. Cecilia-Via della Conciliazione.
      Tchaikovsky: Concerto nr. 1 op. 23 , with Paul Klecki, Orchestra Sinfonica di S. Cecilia
    • 7. Rome, Aula Magna Università.
      Weber: Sonata No. 3, opus 49;
      Schumann: Novellettes opus 21, nos. 1, 2, 8
      Liszt: Sonata in b
    • 15. Cagliari.
      Weber: Sonata No. 3, opus 49;
      Schumann: Novellettes opus 21, nos. 1, 2, 8
      Chopin: Polonaise in c-sharp minor; Barcarolle; Ten Preludes from opus 28; Ballade No. 4.
    • 18. Bologna.
      Weber: Sonata No. 3, opus 49;
      Schumann: Novellettes opus 21, nos. 1, 2, 8
      Liszt: Sonata in b
    • 19. Ferrara.
      Haydn: Sonata in E flat, Hob. XVI:52;
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 12, opus 26
      Chopin: Polonaise No. 1, opus 26, no. 1,
      Chopin: Barcarolle, opus 60
      Chopin: Prelude, opus 28, nos. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 19, 17, 23, 24
      Chopin: Ballade No. 4, opus 52
      bis Chopin: Nocturne opus 15 no. 1
      Debussy: Preludes, book I, nos. 9 and 11
    • 21. Livorno.
      Weber: Sonata No. 3, opus 49;
      Schumann: Novellettes, opus 21, nos. 1, 2, 8
      Liszt: Sonata in b
    • 25. Genoa. with Wislocki, Genova Opera Orchestra.
      Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2, opus 21
    • 27. Genoa. with Wislocki, Genova Opera Orchestra.
      Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2, opus 21
    • 30. Turin.

  • December
    • 1. Cremona.
      Weber: Sonata No. 3, opus 49;
      Schumann: Novellettes, opus 21, nos. 1, 2, 8
      Liszt: Sonata in b
    • 3. Milan. with Wislocki, Pomeriggi Musicali.
      Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22, K 482
    • 5. Milan.
      Weber: Sonata No. 3, opus 49;
      Schumann: Novellettes, opus 21, nos. 1, 2, 8
      Liszt: Sonata in b
      Chopin: Etude, opus 10, no. 10; Prelude, opus 45
    • 8. Mantua.
      Haydn: Sonata in E Flat, Hob. XVI:52
      Schumann: Novelette No. 8, opus 21, no. 8
      Chopin: Barcarolle, opus 60
      Debussy: Preludes, Book 2 (complete)
    • 10. Prato.
      Weber: Sonata No. 3, opus 49;
      Schumann: Novellettes, opus 21, nos. 1, 2, 8
      Chopin: Polonaise No. 1, opus 26 no. 1
      Chopin: Barcarolle, opus 60
      Chopin: Preludes, opus 28, nos. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 19, 17, 23, 24
      Chopin: Ballade No. 4, opus 52
    • 14. Brno.
      Haydn: Sonata in E Flat, Hob. XVI:52
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 12, opus 26
      Schumann: Novelette No. 8, opus 21, no. 8
      Chopin: Barcarolle, opus 60
      Debussy: Preludes, Book 2, Nos. 4, 10, 11, 12
    • 15. Brno.
      Haydn: Sonata in E Flat, Hob. XVI:52
      Beethoven: Sonata No. 12, opus 26
      Schumann: Novelette No. 8, opus 21, no. 8
      Chopin: Barcarolle, opus 60
      Debussy: Preludes, Book 2, Nos. 4, 10, 11, 12
      Liszt: Sonata in b
    • 20. Moscow. with Svetlanov, USSR State Symphony Orchestra.
      Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2, opus 21

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