Sviatoslav Richter Chronology

1988
  • January
  • February
    • 24. Neuss-Hombroich.
      Liszt: Klavierstuck in F-sharp; Polonaise no. 2; Scherzo in G; Nuages gris;
      Consolation n.6; Hungarian Rhapsody No. 17
      Mephisto Polka, Mephisto Waltz No. 2,
      Transcendental Etudes, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 11, 10.
      (encore) Liszt: Concert Etude no. 3 (Un Sospiro),
    • 26. Rolandseck.
      Liszt: Polonaise No. 2; Scherzo in G; Nuages gris; Consolation no. 6;
      Hungarian Rhapsody no. 17; Mephisto Waltz No. 2;
      Transcendental Etudes nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, and 11.
    • 28. Saarbrucken.
      Liszt: Polonaise No. 2; Scherzo in G; Nuages gris;
      Consolation n.6; Hungarian Rhapsody No. 17; Mephisto Waltz No. 2.
      Chopin: Etudes, op. 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, and 12; op. 25, nos. 5, 6, 8, and 11.

  • March
    • 2. Ulm.
      Liszt: Consolation no. 6; Hungarian Rhapsody no. 17;
      Nuages gris; Polonaise No. 2; Scherzo in G; Mephisto Waltz No. 2;
      [ Klavierstuck in F-sharp; Mephisto Polka; ? ]
      Chopin: Etudes, op. 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, and 12; op. 25, nos. 5, 6, 8, and 11.
    • 4. Regensburg.
      Chopin: Etudes, op. 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 11, and 12; op. 25, nos. 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, and 12.
      Liszt: Consolation no. 6; Hungarian Rhapsody no. 17;
      Klavierstuck in F-sharp; Mephisto Polka; Mephisto Waltz No. 2;
      Nuages gris; Polonaise No. 2; Scherzo in G.
    • 6. Rosenheim.
      Liszt: Polonaise No. 2; Scherzo in G; Nuages gris; Consolation no. 6;
      Hungarian Rhapsody no. 17; Mephisto Waltz No. 2; [ Klavierstuck in F-sharp; ? ]
      Transcendental Etudes nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, and 11;
      (encore) Liszt: Concert Etude No. 2 (Gnomenreigen)
    • 9. Mainz.
      Liszt: Polonaise No. 2; Scherzo in G; Nuages gris; Consolation no. 6;
      Hungarian Rhapsody no. 17; Mephisto Waltz No. 2; [ Klavierstuck in F-sharp; ? ]
      Transcendental Etudes nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, and 11;
      (encore) Wagner: Albumblatt
    • 10. Cologne.
      Liszt: Consolation no. 6;
      Klavierstuck in F-sharp; Mephisto Polka; Mephisto Waltz No. 2; Nuages gris; Polonaise No. 2; Scherzo in G.
      Transcendental Etudes nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, and 11; Hungarian Rhapsody no. 17;
    • 13. Düsseldorf.
      Liszt: Consolation no. 6; Hungarian Rhapsody no. 17; Klavierstuck in F-sharp;
      Mephisto Polka; Mephisto Waltz No. 2; Nuages gris; Polonaise No. 2; Scherzo in G.
      Chopin: Etudes, op. 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, and 12; op. 25, nos. 5, 6, 8, 11, and 12.
    • 16. Münster.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 1, opus 1;
      Chopin: Etudes, op. 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, and 12; op. 25, nos. 5, 6, 8, and 11.
      (encore) Chopin: Etude, opus 25, no. 12; Trois Nouvelles Etudes.
    • 18. Ludwigshafen.
    • 27. Deutschlandsberg.
      Liszt: Polonaise No. 2; Scherzo in G; Nuages gris; Consolation no. 6;
      Hungarian Rhapsody no. 17; Mephisto Waltz No. 2;
      Transcendental Etudes nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 11, and 10;
    • 30. Frydek-Mistek.
      Liszt: Polonaise No. 2; Scherzo in G; Nuages gris; Consolation no. 6;
      Hungarian Rhapsody no. 17; Mephisto Waltz No. 2;
      Transcendental Etudes nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 11, and 10;
    • Luneberg.

  • April
    • 12.Moscow. With Svetlanov, USSR State Orchestra.
      Scriabin: Prometheus.
    • 13.Moscow. Conservatory. With Svetlanov, USSR State Orchestra.
      Scriabin: Prometheus.

  • May
    • 28. Gutersloh.
      Brahms: Sonatas, nos. 1 and 2; Paganini Variations, op. 35.
    • 30. Kassel.
      Brahms: Sonatas, nos. 1 and 2; Paganini Variations, op. 35.

  • June
    • 1. Freiburg.
      Brahms: Sonatas, nos. 1 and 2; Paganini Variations, op. 35.
    • 4. Rolandseck.
      Brahms: Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 21/1.
      Shostakovich: Preludes and Fugues, op. 87, nos. 19 and 20;
      Liszt: Polonaise no. 2; Nuages Gris; Consolazione n.6; Rapsodia Ungherese n.17; Scherzo and March;
      (encore) Liszt: Transcendental Etude no. 11 "Harmonies du soir"
    • 5. Heidelberg.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 2; Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 21/1;
      Liszt: Polonaise No. 2; Nuages gris; Consolation no. 6;
      Hungarian Rhapsody no. 17; Scherzo and March.
      (encore) Liszt: Transcendental Etude no. 11 "Harmonies du soir"
    • 7. Karlsruhe.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 2; Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 21/1;
      Liszt: Polonaise No. 2; Nuages gris; Consolation no. 6;
      Hungarian Rhapsody no. 17; Scherzo and March.
      (encore) Liszt: Transcendental Etude no. 11 "Harmonies du soir"
    • 8. Homburg.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 2; Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 21/1;
      Liszt: Polonaise No. 2; Nuages gris; Consolation no. 6;
      Hungarian Rhapsody no. 17; Scherzo and March.
      (encore) Liszt: Transcendental Etude no. 11 "Harmonies du soir"
    • 12. Paris.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 1;
      Chopin: Etudes, op. 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, and 12; op. 25, nos. 5, 6, 8, 11, and 12.
    • 19. Grange de Meslay.
      Brahms: Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2; Paganini Variations, op. 35.
    • 20. Nantes.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 2; Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 21/1;
      Liszt: Polonaise No. 2; Nuages gris; Consolation no. 6;
      Hungarian Rhapsody no. 17; Scherzo and March.
      (encore) Liszt: Transcendental Etude no. 11 "Harmonies du soir"
    • 24. Grange de Meslay.
      Brahms: Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 21/1;
      Shostakovich: Preludes and Fugues, opus 87, nos. 19, 20, and 21.
      Liszt: Polonaise No. 2; Nuages gris; Consolation no. 6;
      Hungarian Rhapsody no. 17; Scherzo and March.
      (encore) Liszt: Transcendental Etude no. 11 "Harmonies du soir"
    • 26. Tours. With Christoph Eschenbach, Orchestre de Toulouse.
      Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1
    • 29. Aachen.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 2; Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 21/1;
      Liszt: Polonaise No. 2; Nuages gris; Consolation no. 6;
      Hungarian Rhapsody no. 17; Scherzo and March.
      (encore) Liszt: Transcendental Etude no. 11 "Harmonies du soir"

  • July
    • 2. Kiel.
      Brahms: Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2; Paganini Variations, op. 35.
    • 4. Lübeck.
      Brahms: Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 21/1;
      Liszt: Consolation no. 6; Transcendental Etude No. 11 (Harmonies du soir);
      Hungarian Rhapsody no. 17; Nuages gris; Polonaise No. 2; Scherzo and March.
      Shostakovich: Preludes and Fugues, opus 87, nos. 19, and 20.
    • 6. Flensburg. Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival. With Christoph Eschenbach.
      Beethoven: Concerto for Piano No. 1, opus 15
    • 7. Neumunster. Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival. With Christoph Eschenbach.
      Beethoven: Concerto for Piano No. 1, opus 15
    • 9. Hannover.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 2; Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 21/1;
      Liszt: Polonaise No. 2; Nuages gris; Consolation no. 6;
      Hungarian Rhapsody no. 17; Scherzo and March.
    • 10. Hasselburg.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 1;
      Chopin: Etudes, op. 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, and 12; op. 25, nos. 5, 6, 8, 11, and 12.
    • 13. Bad Kissingen.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 1;
      Chopin: Etudes, op. 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, and 12; op. 25, nos. 5, 6, 8, 11, and 12.
    • 15. Prague.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 1, opus 1;
      Chopin: Etudes, op. 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, and 12; op. 25, nos. 5, 6, 8, 11, and 12.
    • 17. Trencianske Teplice.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 1, opus 1;
      Chopin: Etudes, op. 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, and 12; op. 25, nos. 5, 6, 8, 11, and 12.
    • 19. Bardejov.
      Brahms: Sonata No. 1, opus 1;
      Chopin: Etudes, op. 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, and 12; op. 25, nos. 5, 6, 8, 11, and 12.
    • 20. Prague. [ ? ]
      Brahms: Sonata No. 1, opus 1
    • 21. Lvov.
    • 23. Vinnitsa.
      Brahms: Handel Variations, opus 24. [ ? ]
      Brahms: Sonatas, Nos. 1 and 2.
    • 25. Kirovograd.
    • 27. Makeyevka.
      Mozart: Sonata K. 310.
      Brahms: Handel Variations,
      Chopin: Etudes, opus. 10, nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, 12; opus 25, nos. 5, 6, 8, 11, 12.
    • 28. Voroshilovgrad.
    • 30. Volgograd.

  • August
    • Engels.
    • Uralsk.
    • Orenburg.
    • Aktubinsk.
    • Kzyl-Orda.
    • Dshanbul.
    • Tshikment.
    • Tashkent.
    • Frunze.
    • Alma Ata.
    • Baikomur.
    • 29. Krasnojarsk.
      Brahms: Handel Variations, opus 24;
      Liszt: Consolation no. 6; Transcendental Etude No. 11 (Harmonies du soir);
      Hungarian Rhapsody no. 17; Nuages gris; Polonaise No. 2; Scherzo and March.

  • September
    • 6. Sapporo. Kousei Nenkin Kaikan.
      Mozart: Sonata in F, K. 533/494;
      Brahms: Handel Variations, opus 24;
      Liszt: Scherzo and March.
    • 8. Kushiro. Bunka Kaikan.
      Mozart: Sonata K. 533/494;
      Brahms: Handel Variations, opus 24;
      Liszt: Scherzo and March.
    • Hatinoe.
    • Akita.
    • Sakata.
    • 21. Yatsugatake-Kogen. Ongakudou. Opening of the first Yatsugatake-Kogan Ongakusai.
      Mozart: Sonatas, in F, K. 533/494, in E flat, K. 282, in C, K. 545, and in a minor, K. 310.
    • 23. Yatsugatake-Kogen. Ongakudou.
      Liszt: Polonaise n.2; Nuages gris; Consolation no. 6; Hungarian Rhapsody no. 17; Scherzo and March; Transcendental Etudes, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 11, and 10.
    • 30. Utsunomiya.
      Mozart: Sonata K. 533/494;
      Brahms: Handel Variations, opus 24;
      Liszt: Scherzo and March.

  • October
    • 2. Tokyo. Hitomi Memorial Hall.
      Mozart: Sonatas, in F, K. 533/494, in E flat, K. 282, in C, K. 545, and in a minor, K. 310.
    • 6. Tokyo. Hitomi Memorial Hall.
      Mozart: Sonata, K. 310;
      Brahms: Handel Variations, opus 24;
      Prokofiev: Sonata No. 2, opus 14;
      Stravinsky: Piano-Rag-Music
      Shostakovich: Preludes and Fugues, op. 87, nos. 19 and 20.
    • 8. Tokyo. Hitomi Memorial Hall.
      Liszt: Polonaise n.2; Nuages gris; Consolation no. 6; Hungarian Rhapsody no. 17; Scherzo and March; Transcendental Etudes, nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 11, and 10.
    • 11. Gifu.
      Mozart: Sonata K. 533/494;
      Brahms: Handel Variations, opus 24;
      Liszt: Scherzo and March.
    • 13. Tokushima.
      Mozart: Sonata K. 533/494;
      Brahms: Handel Variations, opus 24;
      Liszt: Scherzo and March.
    • 21. Takamatsu.
      Mozart: Sonata K. 533/494;
      Brahms: Handel Variations, opus 24;
      Liszt: Scherzo and March.
    • 23. Kyoto. Kyoto Huritsu-humis Hall.
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 2, opus 14;
      Stravinsky: Piano-Rag-Music;
      Shostakovich: Preludes and Fugues, opus 87, nos. 19 and 20;
      Webern: Variazioni op.27
      Bartok: Burlesques, opus 8;
      Szymanowski: Metopes
      Hindemith: Suite "1922"
      (encore) Hindemith: from Suite "1922" - Ragtime
    • 25. Tokyo.
      Prokofiev: Sonata no. 2, opus 14;
      Stravinsky: Piano-Rag-Music;
      Shostakovich: Preludes and Fugues, opus 87, nos. 19 and 20;
      Webern: Variations, opus 27;
      Bartok: Burlesques, opus 8;
      Szymanowski: Metopes
      Hindemith: Suite "1922"

  • November
    • Moscow. With Borodin Quartet.
      Franck: Quintet.

  • December
    • 4. Moscow. Pushkin Museum. With Borodin Quartet.
      Franck: Quintet.
    • 5. Moscow. Pasternak Museum. With Borodin Quartet.
      Franck: Quintet.

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