Wherever one turns

This program delves into the natural development of society, gracefully exploring the intersections of race and cultural backgrounds. Through the timeless compositions of Joseph Haydn, Joaquin Turina, Cullyn Murphy, and Gustav Mahler, the concert celebrates the diverse tapestry of human experiences. This immersive project serves as a powerful testament to the transformative nature of music, fostering understanding, unity, and a profound appreciation for the vibrant mosaic of humanity. ⁠

Surprise Symphony!
JOAQUIN TURINA - Piano Quartet

Culture Lab, New York


Joseph Haydn
Symphony 94: Surprise
for flute, strings and piano [23’]

Joaquin Turina
Piano quartet in a minor Op.67 [17’]

Cullyn Murphy *
Everywhere all ways
for flute, strings and piano [13’]

Gustav Mahler

Piano Quartet in A minor
for violin, viola, cello & piano [10’]


Mari Lee, violin

Yezu Wu, violin

Matthew Cohen, viola

Yi Qun Xu, cello

Josefina Urraca, piano

Guillermo Laporta, flute

Funded by

This project was made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

In partnership with