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Sviatoslav Richter

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Sviatoslav Richter.

This show features the incredible Ukrainian pianist Sviatoslav Richter, who was revered by audiences and by fellow famous pianists. He was in a class by himself. We’ll hear him in the Dvořák Piano Concerto conducted by another legend, Carlos Kleiber, and in music by Chopin.

Compositions and Recordings

Piano Concerto in G Minor, Op. 33, Antonín Dvořák
Carlos Kleiber and the Bavarian Radio Orchestra with Sviatoslav Richter

Scherzo #3 in C Sharp Minor, Op. 39, Frédéric Chopin
Sviatoslav Richter

Nocturne in F Major, Op 15, No. 1, Frédéric Chopin
Sviatoslav Richter

Frank Byrne is the host of From the Archives on 91.9 Classical KC.
Leah Sosland is an intern for 91.9 Classical KC.