Enrico Caruso’s Big Debut…and the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic
This is not the first time UMS has been forced to make tough choices in response to a global pandemic. Discover how the 1918 Spanish Flu impacted bringing “the world’s greatest tenor” to Ann Arbor.
Playlist: Sir James Galway at UMS
Enjoy selections from every one of Sir James Galway’s UMS programs since his 1978 Ann Arbor debut.
Playlist: UMS Staff “Quarantunes”
UMS staff compiled a playlist to help stay calm and productive while working from home.
“Alone in the Jungle for Days” — An Interview with Tarek Yamani
UMS guest contributor Doyle Armbrust interviews Tarek Yamani about his inspiring self-reflection and journey finding a unique musical voice and “Afro-Tarab” style.
Hélène Grimaud Performance Playlist
In light of Hélène Grimaud’s canceled performance due to COVID-19 restrictions, enjoy a playlist of the exact recital program featuring Ms. Grimaud’s magnificent recordings.
All University of Michigan campus events convening 100+ people are canceled through April 21. UMS will follow up via email no later than Friday, 3/13 with information about refund and ticket donation options for canceled presentations.
Tunde Olaniran’s March Residency at UMS
Tunde Olaniran is collaborating with fellow Flint artists Talicia Campbell, Terra Lockhart, and Emma Davis on a new multimedia piece about bridging the cultural divides within the southeastern Michigan region. Learn more about their upcoming activities.
A Mariachi Celebration In Southeast Michigan
The award-winning students of Mariachi Nuevo Santander brought an unforgettable week of cultural celebration to Ann Arbor, Flint, and Detroit.
Sticky Narratives and (Guilty) Pleasures: Exploring the Music of Dvořák
Guest contributor Doyle Armbrust shares the unabashed romance and masterful writing of Dvořák’s music.
From Audience to Action: Making Connections in our Community
Connect with regional organizations whose work intersects with the themes encountered in UMS’s No Safety Net 2.0 festival.