First tours across the USA with a specially equipped truck. Wants to play on his own pianos to give his best and bring music to cities now deserted by the usual concert circuits. Around 70 concerts (including some with orchestras and recitals in major cities, from January to March, then in September and October). Repeated collaborations with Rostropovich and the National Symphony (Brahms’ 2nd Concerto, Beethoven’s 4th Concerto). Concerts in France, Germany and Switzerland. Ends the year in Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong.