Records Schumann’s Concerto under the direction of Bruno Walter in January. Conflicts with Columbia and cancellation of the other scheduled recordings. Multiple performances of Beethoven’s 4th and 5th Concertos (Philadelphia, Minnesota, Los Angeles, Houston, National Symphony…), as well as Leon Kirchner’s 1st Concerto (including three times with the San Francisco Symphony under the composer). Becomes fully committed to the presidential campaign in support of Kennedy.

With Bruno Walter in the studio