First semester mainly dedicated to recitals: Fantasies by Beethoven and Mozart, two Impromptus by Schubert, Handel Variations by Brahms, Debussy’s Preludes and the 4th Ballade by Chopin. Concerts with the Chicago Symphony and Solti (Mozart K. 271). Plays the Symphonie Concertante by Szymanowski with the Cleveland Orchestra. Participates in the Israel Festival in August. Series “Stern and Friends” at Carnegie Hall in autumn. Plays the Waldstein Sonata for Casals on October 10. Death of Casals on October 22. Delivers Casals’ eulogy at Columbia University.
With Stern and Rose in the early 1970s