Sviatoslav Richter Chronology

1985
  • January
    • 2. Moscow. With Yuri Bashmet, Natalia Gutman.
      Britten: Lachrymae for viola and piano, op. 48; Sonata, opus 65.
    • 14. Budapest. Opera House. With Yuri Bashmet.
      Haydn: Sonata in D no. 39, Hob. XVI:24.
      Hindemith: Sonata for viola and piano op. 11, no. 4;
      Debussy: Preludes I, nos. 1 - 7 and 9 - 11;
      (encore) L'isle joyeuse, Reflets dans l'eau (Images I/1)
    • 15. Budapest, Vigadó. with Yury Bashmet.
      Hindemith: Sonata for viola and piano op. 11/4,
      Britten: Lachrymae for viola and piano, op. 48,
      Shostakovich: Sonata for viola and piano op. 147
    • [ East ] Berlin.

  • February
    • 12. [ East ] Berlin. With Oleg Kagan.
      Haydn: Sonata in D no. 39, Hob. XVI:24.
      Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 1, opus 78.
      Debussy: Preludes Book I, nos. 1 - 7, 9 - 11.
    • 15. Dresden. Semper Oper. With Peter Schreier.
      Schubert: Die Winterreise
    • 16. Eisenach.
    • 17. Berlin [ or Dresden ? ].
    • 19. Duisburg. With Oleg Kagan, Yuri Bashmet, Natalia Gutman.
      Shostakovich: Violin Sonata op. 134; Viola Sonata op. 147; Piano Trio No. 2, op. 67.
    • 22. Münster. With Yuri Bashmet.
      Haydn: Sonata in D no. 39, Hob. XVI:24.
      Hindemith: Viola Sonata, opus 11, no. 4.
      Debussy: Preludes Book I, nos. 1 - 7, 9 - 11.
      (encore) Debussy: L'isle joyeuse, Cloches (Images II/1)
    • 22. Osnabruck. With Yuri Bashmet.
      Haydn: Sonata in D no. 39, Hob. XVI:24.
      Hindemith: Viola Sonata, opus 11, no. 4.
      Debussy: Preludes Book I, nos. 1 - 7, 9 - 11.
      (encore) Debussy: Bruyères (Preludes II/5)
    • 26. Frankfurt. with Yury Bashmet.
      Hindemith: Sonata for viola and piano op. 11/4,
      Britten: Lachrymae for viola and piano, op. 48,
      Shostakovich: Sonata for viola and piano op. 147

  • March
    • 3. Teplice. With Oleg Kagan.
      Haydn: Sonata in D no. 39, Hob. XVI:24.
      Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 1, opus 78.
      Shostakovich: Violin Sonata, opus 134.
    • 4. Prague. With Oleg Kagan.
      Haydn: Sonata in D no. 39, Hob. XVI:24.
      Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 1, opus 78.
      Shostakovich: Violin Sonata, opus 134.
    • 6. and 7. Freiburg. Recorded on videotape and broadcast by German television.
      Haydn: Sonata in D no. 39, Hob. XVI:24.
      Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 1 with Kagan;
      Shostakovich: Violin Sonata, Op. 134 with Kagan; Viola Sonata with Bashmet.
    • 8. Freiburg. Recorded on videotape and released in Japan.
      Hindemith: Viola sonata Op. 11, no. 4;
      Britten: Lachrymae;
      Shostakovich: Viola sonata Op. 147
    • 10. Augsburg. with Yury Bashmet.
      Hindemith: Sonata for viola and piano op. 11/4,
      Britten: Lachrymae for viola and piano, op. 48,
      Shostakovich: Sonata for viola and piano op. 147
    • 11. Heilbronn. With Oleg Kagan.
      Haydn: Sonata in D no. 39, Hob. XVI:24.
      Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 1, opus 78.
      Shostakovich: Violin Sonata, opus 134.
    • 13. Nurenburg. With Oleg Kagan.
      Haydn: Sonata in D no. 39, Hob. XVI:24.
      Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 1, opus 78.
      Shostakovich: Violin Sonata, opus 134.
    • 20. Moscow. [ ? ]
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 8;
      Schubert: Sonata, D 894;
      Shostakovich: Preludes and Fugues, opus 87, nos. 19, 20, 21, 22.
    • 26. Moscow. With Vorozhtsova.
      Prokofiev: Sonata for Flute, opus 94.

  • April
    • 7. Budapest, Academy of Music, small auditorium (private).
      Hindemith: Sonata No. 2; Ludus Tonalis.

  • May
    • 2. Moscow.
      Haydn: Sonata in D no. 39, Hob. XVI:24, and Sonata, Hob. XVI:32.
      Hindemith: Sonata No. 2.
      Debussy: Preludes Book I, nos. 1 - 7, 9 - 11.
      (encore) Debussy: L'isle joyeuse.
    • 6. Moscow.
      Haydn: Sonata, Hob. XVI:2.
    • 13. Moscow. With Oleg Kagan.
      Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 1, opus 78.
    • 17. Moscow. With Oleg Kagan.
      Shostakovich: Violin Sonata, opus 134.

  • June
    • 5. Moscow. with V. Lobanov.
      Stravinsky
    • 11. Minsk.
      Webern: Variations
    • 15. Freiburg.
      Hindemith: Sonata no. 2, Ludus Tonalis.
    • 28. Grange de Meslay. With Bashmet.
      Webern: Variations, opus 27;
      Hindemith: Sonata no. 2;
      Britten: Lachrymae;
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 6 in A, opus 82;
      (encore) Shostakovich: Prelude, opus 34, no. 23
    • 29. Grange de Meslay, with Pierre Boulez, Ensemble Intercontemporain.
      Stravinsky: Capriccio; Mouvements
    • 30. Grange de Meslay.
      Hindemith: Sonata no. 2, Ludus Tonalis.

  • July
    • 3. Tours.
      Hindemith: Sonata no. 2, Ludus Tonalis.
    • 4. Tours. With Bashmet.
      Hindemith: Viola sonata Op. 11, no. 4;
      Britten: Lachrymae;
      Shostakovich: Viola sonata Op. 147
    • 5. Orleans. With Bashmet, Lobanov.
      Britten: Lachrymae;
      Shostakovich: Viola sonata Op. 147;
      Stravinsky: Concerto for Two Pianos
    • 6. Grange de Meslay. With Bashmet.
      Hindemith: Viola sonata Op. 11, no. 4;
      Britten: Lachrymae;
      Shostakovich: Viola sonata Op. 147
    • 7. Grange de Meslay, with Lobanov.
      Britten: Introduction and Rondo alla burlesca, opus 23, no. 1; Mazurka elegiaca, opus 23, no. 2;
      Stravinsky: Concerto for Two Pianos
      Bartok: Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion
    • 9. Rouen.
      Debussy: Preludes Book I, nos. 1 - 7, 9 - 11.
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 6 in A, opus 82.
    • 15. Montpellier. With Bashmet.
      Britten: Lachrymae;
      Shostakovich: Viola sonata Op. 147
    • 25. Sabbioneta.
      Haydn: Sonata Hob. XVI:18;
      Webern: Variations, opus 27;
      Hindemith: Sonata no. 2;
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 6 in A, opus 82

  • August
    • 4. La Roque d'Antheron, with Bashmet.
      Hindemith: Viola sonata Op. 11, no. 4;
      Britten: Lachrymae;
      Shostakovich: Viola sonata Op. 147
    • 6. La Roque d'Antheron.
      Haydn: Sonata Hob. XVI:18;
      Webern: Variations, opus 27;
      Hindemith: Sonata no. 2;
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 6 in A, opus 82
      (encore) Shostakovich: Preludes, opus 34, nos. 6, 12, 23.
    • Duszniki-Zdroj.
      Beethoven: Diabelli Variations.

  • September
  • October
    • 2. Moscow.
      Haydn: Sonatas, Hob. XVI:24 and 32;
      Hindemith: Sonata no. 2;
      Debussy: Preludes Book I, nos. 1 - 7, 9 - 11.

  • November
  • December
    • 7. Moscow. Pushkin Museum. With Oleg Kagan.
      Schubert: Sonata in A, D 574
    • 10. Moscow. Pushkin Museum. With Peter Schreier. Recorded for television.
      Schubert: Winterreise
    • 11. Moscow. Pushkin Museum. With Oleg Kagan, Natalia Gutman, Yuri Bashmet.
      Schumann: Trio op. 63; Märchenbilder; Paganini Etudes, op. 10, nos. 4, 5, 6.
    • 12. Moscow. Recorded for television, released in Japan.
      Schumann: Blumenstucke Op. 19;
      [ Paganini Studies, opus 10, nos. 4, 5, 6; ? ]
      4 Fugues Op. 72; Toccata Op. 7.
    • 29. Moscow.
      Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie, opus 61; Etudes, opus 10, nos. 1 - 4 and 10 - 12; opus 25, nos. 5 - 8; Four Ballades.
    • 30. Moscow.
      Schumann: Quintet; Trio, opus 63.
    • 31. Moscow.
      Schumann: Quintet. Recorded and released by TelDec.
      Schumann: Fantasiestucke for Clarinet and piano, Op. 73 no. 3;
      Piano Trio (3rd and 4th mvmts.)
      Schubert: Sonata for Violin, D 574 (4th mvmt.)

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