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This Day in UMS History: Hungarian Folk Ballet of Budapest (Jan 17, 1978)

The audience at the Power Center 21 years ago got to see a real Czardas, which the program says is “a virtuosic dance from northern Hungary.”

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This Day in UMS History: The Paganini Quartet (Jan 16 & 17, 1948)

In 1948, Bartók was new music – the composer had died only two years before.

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Video: London Phil plays Bartok’s “Bluebeard’s Castle”

A video with the London Philharmonic playing Béla Bartók’s “Bluebeard’s Castle”.

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What is Isicathamiya?

Even if you don’t know the name, you have probably heard isicathamiya (pronounced is-cot-a-ME-ya). Isicathamiya choirs are made up of mostly of basses, joined by a couple tenors, an alto, and a…

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Welcome to umsLOBBY.org!

The UMS Lobby will expand and redefine what we mean by “the UMS experience.” By combining online and live components in everything UMS does, we’ll enable more people to engage more continuously and more deeply with each other, with the extraordinary history of UMS, with the artists we now present, and with the life of UMS in Ann Arbor and throughout the region.

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This Day in UMS History: The Cracow Philharmonic (Jan 11, 1986)

Hill Auditorium saw a remarkable meeting of cultures at this concert: a Polish orchestra gave the Ann Arbor premiere of a Russian symphony, and a Chinese-American cellist played a cello concerto written by a Polish composer for a Russian cellist, Mstislav Rostropovich.

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In Hill Auditorium I am

We’re celebrating Hill Auditorium’s 100th birthday during this 2012-2013 season, and we want to know about your experiences in Hill! Check out our gallery of select “In Hill Auditorium, I am…” submissions…

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University Connections

Taking your university class to this performance? Explore suggested curricular ties for this performance, both by department and by key topics and themes. We’ve also curated dialogue prompts to spark in-class discussion and links to high-quality contextual materials online.

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UMS Lobby Guidelines

The UMS Lobby is a place to express both praise and criticism, to share differing viewpoints, and to create a fun and interesting conversation. You can participate in many ways, including commenting…

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