Fund-raising meeting for Black Panthers held at Bernstein's residence; conducted bicentennial production of Beethoven's Fidelio opera in Vienna; named artistic advisor, Tanglewood, 1970-74.
Premiere of Mass, A Theatre Piece for Singers, Players and Dancers, inaugurating the Kennedy Center, Washington; conducted one thousandth performance with New York Philharmonic.
Conducted Bizet's Carmen at the Metropolitan.
Delivered "The Unanswered Question," a series of six Charles Eliot Norton lectures at Harvard University; conducted for Pope Paul VI at the Vatican.
First performance of Dybbuk ballet; led New York Philharmonic on tour of New Zealand, Australia and Japan.
Premiere of the musical 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
First performance of Songfest: A Cycle of American Poems for Six Singers and Orchestra.
Death of Felicia Bernstein, June 16th.
Conducted Berlin Philharmonic in Mahler's Ninth Symphony.