Spectacular debut of the Trio in the USA at Carnegie Hall, the Metropolitan Museum and the White House! Filled with enthusiasm after meeting Kennedy, he is willing to serve his country and be an ambassador of good will. Two concerts at Seattle’s World Fair. Soloist with the Puerto Rico Festival Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. Participates in the first Athens Festival at the Herode Atticus Theater and establishes a close relationship with Princess Irene of Greece. Plays the Brahms Second under Bernstein in the newly inaugurated Lincoln Center. Soloist in Paray’s farewell concerts in Detroit. Changes his management, leaving CAMI for Hurok.

Kennedy greets Istomin and Rose