Three truck tours in USA. Concerts with Rostropovich and the National Symphony in September (Beethoven‘s Fourth Concerto). Participates in Carnegie Hall Centennial Gala. Concert tour in France in October with a pilgrimage recital in the Théâtre de Perpignan and a Beethoven recital at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. Records Beethoven Sonatas 14, 21 and 31 (CD issued in 1996 by Reference Recordings).

Eugene and Marta Istomin in Connecticut