Numerous recitals, notably in London (Queen Elizabeth Hall) and Chicago (Orchestra Hall): Bach, Toccata BWV 914; Stravinsky Sonata; Beethoven, Waldstein Sonata; Mozart, Sonata K. 576, Chopin Nocturne Op. 15 No.1 and Scherzo No. 4. Collaborations with Rostropovich (National Symphony), Bychkov (Buffalo), Mehta (Philadelphia). The Trio pays homage to Abe Fortas, former judge of the Supreme Court, who died in April. Moves to Watergate in Washington. Continuation of the recording of the Beethoven Violin Sonatas with Stern.

Marta and Eugene Istomin, late 1970s