People, Mar. 27, 1978

"To come home with the Boston Symphony Orchestra was for so long the biggest dream of my life," says Japanese-born Seiji Ozawa. On home turf at last with the orchestra, Maestro Ozawa enlivened the concert tour by ordering up a traditional, all-forks-barred banquet and decreeing: "Anyone who refuses to wear a kimono will not be invited." Delightedly, the eminent musicians swapped tails for robes. Then, they watched wide-eyed as their kinetic conductor swatted open a keg of sake with a lusty downbeat from a hammer. When the festivities were over, one veteran B.S.O....

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