Eight concerts with the Philadelphia Orchestra under Ormandy and Maazel. Returns with the Cleveland Orchestra under George Szell. Summer residence in Detroit with the Trio and its “students” (Pommier, Zukerman, Harrell). Goes to Vietnam but his recital is cancelled for security reasons. Realizes the impossibility of winning this war and the duplicity of the CIA. Participates along with Vice-President Humphrey in the celebration of Casals’ 90th birthday. American tour with the Trio, recording Beethoven No. 3 and Mendelssohn No. 1.

The Trio in Central Park