Journey to Zauberland (Magic Land)
UMS’s Michael Kondziolka previews this season’s co-commission starring soprano Julia Bullock.
Composing America’s Sound: Past and Present
U-M School of Music, Theatre & Dance Associate Dean Mark Clague shares six works that have shaped a uniquely American sonic identity.
Meet Tunde Olaniran, 2019/20 UMS Research Residency Artist
UMS is pleased to announce Michigan-based musician Tunde Olaniran as this season’s Education and Community Engagement Research Residency Artist.
Remembering Jessye Norman | Playlist
We honor soprano Jessye Norman’s performance legacy in Ann Arbor with a playlist of 10 signature recordings of works she performed with UMS.
How Isango Ensemble and Shows Like ‘Hamilton’ Integrate Audiences
An excerpt from Black Opera: History, Power, Engagement by University of Michigan’s Naomi André.
An Interview with Paul Neubauer, viola
33 years later, violist Paul Neubauer is set to make his seventh UMS appearance with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.
Carl Grapentine’s Sports & Music Playlist (Spotify and Apple Music)
The voice of Michigan Stadium curates a guest playlist of sports-inspired classical works and film scores.
11 Virtuoso Pianists to Know in 2019
UMS welcomes back legendary classical and jazz pianists to Ann Arbor, and introduces incredible new talent to our stages.
Matthew’s Picks: Must-See Events in the 2019/20 Season
UMS President Matthew VanBesien shares six upcoming programs he is particularly excited to bring to Ann Arbor.