Sviatoslav Richter Chronology

1974
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
    • 12. [ Yokohama. Scheduled but postponed. ]
    • 13. Moscow.
      Beethoven: Sonata no. 29 in B flat, opus 106.
    • 14. Moscow. With Oleg Kagan.
      Mozart: Sonatas, K. 306, K. 372, K. 378, K. 379, K. 404
    • 15. [ Tokyo. Scheduled but postponed. ]
    • 17. [ Tokyo. Scheduled but postponed. ]
    • 19. Tokyo.
      Beethoven: Sonata no. 27 in E minor, opus 90; Sonata no. 28 in A major, opus 101; Sonata no. 29 in B flat, opus 106.
    • 20. Fujisawa.
      Beethoven: Sonata no. 27 in E minor, opus 90; Sonata no. 28 in A major, opus 101; Sonata no. 29 in B flat, opus 106.
    • 22. Nagoya.
      Beethoven: Sonata no. 27 in E minor, opus 90; Sonata no. 28 in A major, opus 101; Sonata no. 29 in B flat, opus 106.
    • 23. Hamamatsu.
      Beethoven: Sonata no. 27 in E minor, opus 90; Sonata no. 28 in A major, opus 101; Sonata no. 29 in B flat, opus 106.
      Note: this program is likely but not certain.
    • 30. Osaka. Festival Hall.
      Beethoven: Sonata no. 27 in E minor, opus 90; Sonata no. 28 in A major, opus 101; Sonata no. 29 in B flat, opus 106.

  • May
    • 2. Osaka. Festival Hall.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 90, opus 101, opus 106
      Note: this recital was scheduled but it is not certain that it took place.
    • 4. Kyoto.
      Beethoven: Sonata no. 27 in E minor, opus 90; Sonata no. 28 in A major, opus 101; Sonata no. 29 in B flat, opus 106.
    • 7. Kanazawa.
    • 9. Nagano.
      Beethoven: Sonata no. 30 in E major, opus 109; Sonata no. 31 in A flat major, opus 110; Sonata no. 32 in C minor, opus 111.
    • 11. Sendai.
    • 12. Morioka.
    • 14. Tokyo.
      Beethoven: Sonata no. 30 in E major, opus 109; Sonata no. 31 in A flat major, opus 110; Sonata no. 32 in C minor, opus 111.
    • 15. Tokyo. Kosei-nenkin Kaikan. With Oleg Kagan.
      Mozart: Sonatas for Violin and Piano, K. 378, K. 379, and K. 306
    • 16. Tokyo. Bunka Kaikan.
      Beethoven: Sonata no. 27 in E minor, opus 90; Sonata no. 28 in A major, opus 101; Sonata no. 29 in B flat, opus 106; Sonata no. 31 in A flat major, opus 110.
    • 18. Tokyo. Bunka Kaikan.
    • 20. Tokyo. Bunka Kaikan.
      Beethoven: Sonata no. 30 in E major, opus 109; Sonata no. 31 in A flat major, opus 110; Sonata no. 32 in C minor, opus 111.
    • 21. Niigata.
    • 23. Tokyo. Bunka Kaikan.
    • 25. Chiba. With Oleg Kagan.
      Mozart: Sonatas, K. 306, K. 378, K. 379
      Program not certain.
    • 28. Okayama.
    • 30. Hiroshima.

  • June
    • 1. Tokyo. NHK Hall.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 109, opus 110, opus 111
      (bis) Beethoven: Bagatelle op. 126 no. 1;
      (bis) Brahms: op. 118 no. 1;
      (bis) Chopin: Nocturne op. 15 no. 1
      Recorded by NHK and broadcast on TV and FM radio.
    • 2. [ Yokohama. Cancelled. ]
    • 3. [ Osaka. Cancelled. ]
    • 5. [ Tokyo. Cancelled. ]
    • 18. [ London. Cancelled. ]
    • 20. [ Aldeburgh. Cancelled. ]
    • 24. [ Aldeburgh. Cancelled. ]
    • 30. [ Tours. Cancelled. ]

  • July
    • 5. La Grange de Meslay. With Oleg Kagan.
      Mozart: Sonatas K. 378, K. 379, K. 306
      Beethoven: Sonata, opus 24
    • 6. La Grange de Meslay. With Oleg Kagan.
      Mozart: Sonatas K. 378, K. 379, K. 306, K. 372
    • 7. La Grange de Meslay. With Oleg Kagan.
      Mozart: Sonatas K. 378, K. 379, K. 306, K. 372; Andante & Allegretto K. 404
    • 9. Paris. Salle Pleyel. With Oleg Kagan.
      Mozart: Sonatas K. 378, K. 379, K. 306; Andante & Allegretto K. 404
    • 11. Paris. Salle Pleyel. With Oleg Kagan.
      Beethoven: Sonata, opus 24
    • 16. Wiltz. With Oleg Kagan
      Mozart: Sonatas K. 378, K. 379, K. 306, K. 372; Andante & Allegretto K. 404

  • August
  • September
    • 19. Stresa. With Oleg Kagan
      Mozart: Sonatas K. 378, K. 379, K. 306, K. 372; Andante & Allegretto K. 404

  • October
    • 14. Napoli. With Oleg Kagan
      Mozart: Sonatas, K. 304, K.305, K. 306, K. 402
    • 16. Torino. With Oleg Kagan
      Mozart: Sonatas, K. 304, K.305, K. 306
    • 18. Venice. With Oleg Kagan
      Mozart: Sonatas, K. 304, K.305, K. 306
    • 29. Rome, Auditorio di Via della Conciliazione.
      Beethoven: Sonatas, opus 2, no. 3; opus 7; opus 111.

  • November
    • 2. Florence, Teatro Communale. With Riccardo Muti, Maggio Musicale Orchestra Fiorentino
      Beethoven: Concerto no. 3, opus 37
      (bis) Finale
    • 3. Florence. With Muti, Maggio Musicale
      Beethoven: Concerto no. 3, opus 37
    • 5. Padua. Sale dei Giganti - Liviano.
      Beethoven: Sonatas op. 2 no. 3, op. 7, op. 111
    • 8. Siena, Teatro dei Rinnovati [ ? ]
      Beethoven
    • 10. Milan, Conservatory.
      Beethoven: Sonatas op. 2 no. 3, op. 7, op. 111
      (bis) Beethoven: Bagatelles, op. 126, nos. 1, 4, 6
    • 11. Milan, Conservatory.
      Beethoven: Sonatas op. 2 no. 3, op. 7, op. 111
      (bis) Beethoven: Bagatelles, op. 126, nos. 1, 4, 6
    • 16. Rome. Auditorium del Foro Italico. With Riccardo Muti, Rome RAI Symphony.
      Grieg: Concerto in a, opus 16
    • 18. Rome. RAI Auditorium.
      Miaskovsky: Sonata no. 3 in c minor, op. 19
      Shostakovich: Four Preludes and Fugues, op. 87 nos. 22, 21, 19, 20
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 8
      (encore) Prokofiev: Sonata no. 8, last movement
    • 20. Pavia.
      Miaskovsky: Sonata no. 3 in c minor, op. 19
      Shostakovich: Four Preludes and Fugues, op. 87 nos. 22, 21, 19, 20
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 8
      (bis) Beethoven: Bagatelle, op. 126, no. 6
    • 23. Genova, Teatro Margherita.
      Miaskovsky: Sonata no. 3 in c minor, op. 19
      Shostakovich: Four Preludes and Fugues, op. 87 nos. 22, 21, 19, 20
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 8
      (encore) Prokofiev: Sonata no. 8, last movement
    • 25. - 30. Monte Carlo. With Lovro von Matacic, Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra.
      Grieg: Concerto in a, opus 16

  • December
    • 1. Monte Carlo. With Lovro von Matacic, Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra.
      Grieg: Concerto in a, opus 16
    • 4. Graz.
      Beethoven: Sonatas opus 2 no. 3; opus 7; opus 111
    • 6. Pécs, Liszt Ferenc Hall
      Beethoven: Sonatas in C, opus 2 no. 3; in E flat opus 7; in C minor, opus 111;
      (encore) Beethoven: Bagatelles in G, op. 126, no. 1, B minor, op. 126, no. 4, E flat, op. 126, no. 6.
    • 7. Pécs, Liszt Ferenc Hall
      Miaskovsky: Sonata in C minor, op.19
      Shostakovich: Four Preludes and Fugues, op.87, nos. 22, 21, 23, 20
      Prokofiev: Sonata no.8
      (encore) Beethoven: Bagatelle in B flat, op.119
    • 10. Brno.
      Miaskovsky: Sonata no. 3 in c minor, opus 19
      Shostakovich: Four Preludes and Fugues, opus 87, nos. 22, 21, 19, 20
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 8, opus 84
    • 11. Brno.
      Beethoven: Sonatas in C, opus 2, no. 3, in E flat opus 7, in C minor, opus 111;
    • 13. Warsaw. With Rowicki, Warsaw Philharmonic.
      Schumann: Piano Concerto, opus 54
    • 14. Warsaw. With Rowicki, Warsaw Philharmonic.
      Schumann: Piano Concerto, opus 54
    • 19. Moscow.
      Miaskovsky: Sonata no. 3 in C minor, opus 19
      Shostakovich: Four Preludes and Fugues, opus 87, nos. 22, 21, 19, 20
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 8, opus 84
    • 21. Moscow.
      Miaskovsky: Sonata no. 3 in C minor, opus 19
      Shostakovich: Four Preludes and Fugues, opus 87, nos. 22, 21, 19, 20
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 8, opus 84
      bis Prokofiev: Sonata no. 8 [ Vivace ]
    • 22. Moscow.
      Miaskovsky: Sonata no. 3 in C minor, opus 19
      Shostakovich: Four Preludes and Fugues, opus 87, nos. 22, 21, 19, 20
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 8, opus 84
      bis Prokofiev: Sonata no. 8 [ 2nd and 3rd movements ]

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