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World Premiere • Las Puertas de Cuerno y Marfil • Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra

  • Centro de Bellas Artes Luis A. Ferré 22 Avenida Juan Ponce de León San Juan, San Juan, 009107 Puerto Rico (map)

The Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra gives the World Premiere of Rodríguez’ Las Puertas de Cuerno y Marfil 

As part of the 2019-2020 Season of the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra, Iván Enrique Rodríguez’ symphonic poem Las Puertas de Cuerno y Marfil (The Gates of Horn and Ivory) will be performed under the baton of Maestro Maximiano Valdés. The concert, titled Compositores Americanos (American Composers) will feature Rodríguez’ world premiere alongside pieces by Juan Orrego, Manuel Calzada and Heitor Villa-Lobos. The concert will take place on January 11th, 2020, at the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra’s home, the acoustically extraordinary Pablo Casals Symphony Hall in the Centro de Bellas Artes Luis A. Ferré in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

PRSO 2019-2020 Season Concert VI

Compositores Americanos

Program:

  • J. OrregoObertura Festiva

  • M. CalzadaConcerto para Percusión y Orquesta

  • I.E. Rodríguez Las Puertas de Cuerno y Marfil

  • H. Villa-Lobos Bacanas Brasileiras No.2

Las Puertas de Cuerno y Marfil (The Gates of Horn and Ivory) is a symphonic poem based on the eponymous poetic image used by Homer in the nineteenth book of the Odyssey to differentiate the deceitful dreams from the real dreams. Given the mystical and prophetic quality of dreams in Homer’s narrative, this symphonic poem intends to build several contrasting sound worlds interacting with each other in the realm of dreams… Read More