Meet the Soloists: ‘Messiah’ 2021/22
Meet the soloists for this year’s performance of Handel’s ‘Messiah’: Joélle Harvey, Meg Bragle, Nicholas Phan, and Dashon Burton.
UMS Connect: Takács Quartet with Julien Labro
In our two-part debut episode of UMS Connect, explore the upcoming program by the Takács Quartet and bandoneón virtuoso Julien Labro, which features world premieres and UMS co-commissioned works by composers Clarice Assad and Bryce Dessner.
U-M Course – Engaging Performance: Get Up Close and Behind the Scenes
Engaging Performance connects undergraduate students directly to the touring, world-class artists who perform music, theater, and dance on the U-M campus. Students will attend live performances, talk with the artists and arts administrators, and explore how the performing arts are an integral part of our lives and the world at large.
Introducing Ash Arder, Flint Artist in Residence
UMS is pleased to welcome Ash Arder as this season’s Flint Artist in Residence. Ash is a transdisciplinary artist whose research-based approach works to expose, deconstruct, or reconfigure ecological and industrial systems.
Congrats to UMCU on its National Arts + Business Partnership Award!
Presented annually by Americans for the Arts, an organization dedicated to advancing the arts nationally, the Arts + Business Partnership Awards recognize businesses of all sizes from around the country for exceptional mutually beneficial, innovative, and sustained collaborations with the arts.
Corporate Spotlight: All Seasons Senior Living, Jerry Beznos
We sat down with UMS 2021/22 Season Preview sponsor and Beztak partner, Maurice “Jerry” Beznos, to learn more about All Seasons’ philosophy and what inspired them to support UMS.
Unmasking the Arts Episode 5: Yuval Sharon, Artistic Director of Michigan Opera Theatre
Helga Davis and Yuval Sharon, Artistic Director of Michigan Opera Theatre, discuss how his creative approach to presenting immersive musical experiences became all the more crucial during the pandemic.
Forward Fund Spotlight: Stephen & Faith Brown
U-M alumni and UMS supporters Faith and Stephen Brown retired to the San Francisco area in 2001. We spoke with Stephen about his UMS memories, his chance meeting with UMS president emeritus Ken Fischer, and what inspired their gifts to the Forward Fund this past year.
All 2021/22 Season Events On Sale Now!
Explore our full lineup of music, theater, and dance.
New Health & Safety Measures for Fall 2021 Events
We ask all audience members, regardless of vaccination status, to do their part to allow us all to return to live performances.