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STORY

The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess and the Quest for American Opera

Mark Clague, editor-in-chief of the George and Ira Gershwin Critical Edition, explains his take of Porgy and Bess in American opera.

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STORY

January 13, 2018: Your Arts & Culture Adventure Picks

Your Southeast Michigan arts & culture adventures, curated by UMS Blogging Fellow Amanda Krugliak.

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January 12, 2018: Your Arts & Culture Adventure Picks

Your Southeast Michigan arts & culture adventures, curated by UMS Blogging Fellow Hailey Dukes.

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STORY

Teaching the N-Word

In conjunction with No Safety Net Series: Underground Railroad Game, Emily Bernard explains her experience with the N-word — its use, its history, and its meaning for African-American culture.

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VIDEO

Behind the Scenes: St. Lawrence String Quartet

On Sunday, January 20, 2018, the St. Lawrence String Quartet performs all six of Haydn’s Op. 20 string quartets in a special immersive concert. We set down with members of the quartet to chat about what makes these quartets special and what concertgoers can look forward to at this performance.

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Memorable Moments from 2017

Revisit some memorable moments at UMS from 2017.

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VIDEO

Behind the Scenes: University of Michigan Students Perform with New York Philharmonic

As part of the UMS residency with New York Philharmonic, Jamie and Jessica, students from the U-M School of Music, Theatre & Dance, performed on stage with the orchestra at Hill Auditorium.

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STORY

Behind the Scenes: 2017 New York Philharmonic Visit in Photos

As part of the 2017-18 UMS season, the New York Philharmonic visited Ann Arbor for three concerts and many educational residency activities in November 2017. Here are some of our favorite photos captured during the residency.

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Announcing 2017-18 UMS Artists in Residence

UMS is pleased to announce the fourth installment of our Artists in Residence program. As part of the program, we’re asking area artists to take “residence” at our performances. The goal of…

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