Completely changes his management in Europe, choosing Riaskoff (Benelux and Germany), Ingpen & Williams (UK), Sofia Amman (Italy) and Valmalète (France), hoping for better coherence and less transatlantic flights. Many concerts in France, Spain, Switzerland, Portugal and Israel. First edition of the Kapell Competition with a very high-level jury (Ax, Kuerti, Orozco, Pommier, Tocco, Toradze, Graffman, Aeschbacher, Lipkin, Magaloff, Browning, etc.). Commissions a piece from Dutilleux as the compulsory work for the 1988 edition.