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UMS’s Arts Roundup: September 10

Many members of the UMS staff keep a watchful eye on local and national media for news about artists on our season, pressing arts issues, and more. Each week, we pull together a list of interesting stories  and share them with you.  Welcome to UMS’s Arts Round-up, a weekly collection of arts news, including national issues, artist updates, local shout-outs, and a link or two just for fun. If you come across something interesting in your own reading, please feel free to share!

Arts Issues

Artist Updates

  • And the winner is…The Kennedy Center announces its 2010 honorees
  • Former Boston Symphony Orchestra onductor Seiji Ozawa on life and work after cancer
  • Answering questions about the origins of the universe:  a look at choreographer Liz Lerman’s new work
  • Leonard Slatkin extends contract as guest conductor with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

UMS News

  • Ann previews UMS’s opening production, Susurrus
  • And the first review is in!

Local Shout-Outs

  • Michigan State steps up with new music program for Detroit students
  • U-M faculty member Evan Chambers and the University Symphony Orchestra celebrate the release of The Old Burying Ground