Sviatoslav Richter: Complete Album Collection (18-CD)

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Discs: 18
Record Label: Sony
Release Date:
January 5, 2015

Sviatoslav Richter was already a legend in his native Soviet Union when he presented his first concerts in the West in 1960. This collection of recordings, originally recorded for RCA and Columbia, is encapsulates many of these post-1960 recordings including 6 recitals from Carnegie Hall and numerous performances recorded in venues around the United States.

Highlights:

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15
Charles Munch conductor
Boston Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57 (Appassionata)

Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 83
Erich Leinsdorf conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
1960, Orchestra Hall, Chicago
1960 Grammy® Award, Best Classical Performance–Instrumental Soloist

Brahms Piano Sonata No. 1 in C Major, Op. 1

Chopin Études, Op. 10

Debussy Suite Bergamasque

Prokofiev Piano Sonata No. 8 in B-flat Major, Op. 84

Rachmaninov Preludes, Op. 32

Scriabin Piano Sonata No. 5 in F-sharp Major, Op. 53