UMS
Looking to share your thoughts about a performance with us?
This feature has moved. Visit our performance listing, click on your performance, and comment directly on that page.

UMS Lobby

Blog: STORY, PHOTO, VIDEO

STORY

UMS Announces Matthew VanBesien as New President

UMS Announces Matthew VanBesien as New President. New York Philharmonic President Becomes 7th President Since 1879.

MORE

Recent

STORY

Performance Livestream: Steve Reich @ 80

UMS will livestream Eighth Blackbird and Third Coast Percussion’s performance of Steve Reich’s music from Ann Arbor’s Hill Auditorium on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 8 pm EST. Register to receive reminders and information about the stream:

READ MORE

STORY

Artist in Residence Spotlight: The Power of Being

I have only given myself permission to embrace the fullness of being an artist.

READ MORE

STORY

Supporter Spotlight: Habte Dadi and Almaz Lessanework, Owners of Blue Nile

Habte Dadi, Ken Fischer, and Almaz Lessanework. As we reflect on the impact Ken Fischer has had on UMS during the past 30 years, perhaps one of his greatest contributions has been…

READ MORE

STORY

February 8, 2017: Your Arts and Culture Adventure Picks

Your arts and culture adventure picks! Seeking cultural adventures in Southeast Michigan? Look no further than this bi-weekly roundup.

READ MORE

STORY

Unlocking the Technology and Technique Behind Complicite’s The Encounter

Gareth Fry (Complicite’s The Encounter Sound Designer and Olivier Award Winner) visited Ann Arbor for a hands on workshop on binaural sound. Here’s what happened.

READ MORE

STORY

Performance Livestream: Ping Chong + Company

Ping Chong + Company’s performance of Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity will be livestreamed from the Ann Arbor’s Power Center on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 8 pm. Register to receive a reminder about the stream ahead of the performance.

READ MORE

VIDEO

Playlist: Highlights of Angélique Kidjo’s Music

Angélique Kidjo and Bruckner Orchester Linz give a breath of new life to classical music in this celebration of black culture.

READ MORE

STORY

Artist in Residence Spotlight: Taking part in the Performance

I leave the theater in the quiet cold January night, texting one word: wow.

READ MORE

STORY

An Ode to Magical Thinking

What if we choose to buy into Beethoven’s magical thinking — that there is a joy so profound that it might just bring us back together? You know, in the spirit of trying something drastic.

READ MORE

1 2 3 116