BIOGRAPHY

1936
In addition to his permanent work as Director of the Mexican Symphony Orchestra, he works as guest director of Radio Columbia in New York, the Brooklyn Symphony and the Philadelphia Symphony.
He plays the Sinfonía India for the first time with the Columbia Symphony in New York.


1937
Directs the New York Philharmonic Symphony, the Cleveland Symphony (in Cleveland and Columbus), the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the Pittsburgh Symphony, and participates in the Coolidge festival in Washington.
Composes the 10 Preludios para piano, the Concerto for 4 horns and the orchestral version of Chacona de Buxtehude.


1938-1945
Guest director of the NBC Symphony Orchestra in New York, Saint Louis Symphony, National Symphony Orchestra of Washington, San Francisco Symphony and, on the occasion of the Mexican art exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art in New York (May 1940), he prepares the programs of Mexican music whose auditions are offered daily. In addition, he performs with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (in Ravinia), the National Symphony of Lima, once again with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (in Chicago and Milwaukee) and the National Symphony Orchestra of Washington, as well as the San Antonio Symphony, the San Francisco Symphony and the Los Angeles Philharmonic (in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara). Is appointed member of El Colegio Nacional.
His Concierto para piano is played for the first time by the New York Philharmonic Symphony, under the direction of Dimitri Mitropolous and Eugen List as soloist (1942).
Composes Xochipilli, the Toccata and La Hija del Cólquide.