Concerts in January with the Chicago Symphony under Ormandy and Szell, and in February with Pittsburgh under Paul Paray. First concerts in France in spring, invited by Paray. He is the youngest participant in the Prades Festival, and spends the whole summer there with Casals. In autumn, concerts in Italy, Lisbon and Switzerland, thanks to the recommendations of Casals and Serkin. First concerts with Steinberg in Buffalo in December. Records Bach’s 5th Brandenburg Concerto, Toccata BWV 914 and Trio Sonata BWV 1038.

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