Appointed Principal Conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra (Commencing September 1988)
Appointed Artistic Advisor of The New World Symphony

Re-signs exclusive recording contract with CBS Masterworks

Guest Engagements:

Bayerische Rundfunk, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, (Rome, Milan, Frankfurt), Chicago Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Nationale de France, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

Summer Festivals:

Daytona Beach (LSO), Edinburgh (PSO), Great Woods (Music Director) (-1988), Meadowbrook (LSO), Proms (LSO), Ravinia (LSO), Tanglewood

Recordings for CBS Masterworks:

George & Ira Gershwin: Of Thee I Sing & Let ‘Em Eat Cake; Orchestra of St Luke’s and Brooklyn Academy of Music
Mahler: Symphony No. 3 and Rückert Lieder; London Symphony Orchestra, Janet Baker
Kurt Weill: Die Sieben Todsünden, Kleine Dreigroschenmusik; London Symphony Orchestra, Julia Migenes


Celebrating Gershwin; Co-production of BBC, PBS, ZDF, and RAI commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the death of George Gershwin. International cast, St.Luke’s Orchestra, LSO, and productions of the Brooklyn Academy of Music and the BBC Television Center

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