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Unmasking the Arts Episode 4: Critics Jason Farago, Maya Chung, and Anne Midgette

Host Helga Davis welcomes arts critics Jason Farago, Maya Chung, and Anne Midgette in a conversation that considers the arts’s role within the societal impacts of the pandemic.

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Forward Fund Spotlight: Christina Kim

Discover how UMS and the arts shaped board member Christina Kim’s life growing up in Ann Arbor, and what inspires her family to support the UMS Forward Fund.

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Unmasking the Arts Episode 3: Wu Han, pianist

Wu Han sits with host Helga Davis as part of Unmasking the Arts in a personal discussion about Wu Han’s relationship to music throughout this eventful year as together they look to the future.

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Bridging Musical Languages with Tarek Yamani & Spektral Quartet

Sammy Sussman interviews Tarek Yamani and members of the Spektral Quartet in advance of their digital world premiere collaboration.

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Unmasking the Arts Episode 2: Patricia Kopatchinskaja

Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja joins Helga Davis in a personal discussion about the impact of the past year that reveals why her unorthodox approach to music-making is now more important than ever.

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From Ann Arbor Skatepark to the Tokyo Olympic Games

29 athletes with ties to the University of Michigan are competing at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, plus one with a special connection to UMS!

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Forward Fund Spotlight: Versell Smith, Jr.

Discover what inspires board member Versell Smith, Jr. to support the UMS Forward Fund, and how the arts have shaped his career beyond performance.

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Unmasking the Arts Episode 1: Anthony McGill

Our partners at Princeton University Concerts have created a new six-part series, Unmasking the Arts, with host Helga Davis and special guests in conversation about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Episode…

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Meet the 2021/22 Season 21st Century Artist Interns

Each year, UMS and the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance pair students with an internship working for a dance, theater, or music ensemble that UMS will present in…

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