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This Day in UMS History: Philadelphia Orchestra (May 6, 1962)

I’m always curious when I stumble across pieces that I’d never heard of. I know and love Mozart’s, Brahms’s, Verdi’s, and Victoria’s Requiems (and know and intensely dislike Berlioz’), but I never knew that Dvořák had even written one. I immediately searched for it on YouTube, and am listening to it as I write this; the Introitus sounds like the Lord of the Rings soundtrack.

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More from Alex Ross…Let the Applause Be Heard

In March, Alex Ross gave a lecture at the Royal Philharmonic Society in London about the seemingly age-old tradition of not applauding during classical music (as a tradition, it actually dates back…

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Alex Ross and Ethan Iverson: Report From Ann Arbor

After their performance of The Rest Is Noise in Ann Arbor on Sunday, April 25, Alex Ross and Ethan Iverson spent some time Monday morning exploring Ann Arbor.  Check out their reports…

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UMS Profiled on Big Ten Network

UMS was profiled on the Big Ten Network’s “Out of the Blue” program.  The two-part profile provides a look into UMS’s history, artistic presentations, and education programs, as well as a behind-the-scenes…

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Ethan Iverson on “The Rest Is Noise”

Later this month pianist Ethan Iverson joins author Alex Ross for The Rest is Noise in Performance — a live performance based on Ross’s award-winning book about music in the 20th century. Iverson is better known as the pianist of the jazz trio The Bad Plus.

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UMS 10/11 Season: The Complete List

We realize that not everyone wants the multimedia bells n’ whistles when it comes to getting the information about the new UMS season. That’s why we’ve created a link (back on www.ums.org) where you can download a simple listing of the entire 10/11 UMS season.

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People Are Talking About…Baaba Maal

How was the concert? Did you go to the post-show dance party?

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17th Annual Jazz Series Announced

With four different events, the UMS Jazz Series celebrates jazz’s diversity, highlighting the best in modern jazz while honoring jazz’s legacy.

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Additional UMS 10/11 Events

UMS is pleased to announce additional concerts in the 10/11 season that are not part of our genre-specific packages. These events are all part of UMS’s popular Monogram Series, which allows audience members to select at least five events and receive a 10% discount.

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