One of the undisputed Greatest Pianists of the 20th Century.

Sviatoslav Richter In Recital – Tivoli Music Festival 1986 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

One of the undisputed Greatest Pianists of the 20th Century.

One of the undisputed Greatest Pianists of the 20th Century.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Sviatoslav Richter in recital at the 1986 Tivoli Music Festival – 1986 – American Public Radio – Part 1

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Sviatoslav Richter in recital at the 1986 Tivoli Music Festival – 1986 – American Public Radio – Part 2

Another rarity this week. This time from the 1986 Tivoli Gardens Music Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark. A recital given by the legendary Sviatoslav Richter in an all Beethoven program. It was broadcast via the NRK in Copenhagen by the now-renamed American Public Radio.

The program is on two players:

Sviatoslav Richter In Recital – 1986 Tivoli Gardens Music Festival

All-Beethoven Concert

Part 1 – (Top Player)

1. Two Rondos – Op. 51

2. Sonata Number 28 in A op. 101

Part 2 (Bottom Player)

1. Diabelli Variations

Richter was one of the greatest pianists of the 20th Century. His concerts were milestones and his fans were legion. If, by some strange coincidence, you haven’t heard him before, or are only vaguely familiar with the name – do yourself a huge favor and play this concert.

You won’t regret it.

If I’m preaching to the choir, enjoy it anyway.

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