UMS Choral Union rings in holidays with Handel's "Messiah;" concert Dec. 4
The Grammy Award-winning UMS Choral Union (2006 “Best Choral Performance” for William Bolcom’s Songs of Innocence and of Experience) launches the holiday season with its signature work, Handel’s Messiah.
An Ann Arbor tradition in the beautiful surroundings of Hill Auditorium, these performances are ultimately the heart and soul of UMS, connecting audiences not only with the talented people on stage, but also with the friends and family who attend each year. Start off your holiday season with a spirited “Hallelujah!”
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Charles Baird Carillon 75th Birthday Celebration — Sunday, Dec. 4
Immediately following the performance of Handel’s Messiah, join resident carillonneur Steven Ball in a recital celebrating the 75th birthday of the Baird Carillon which sits atop the Burton Memorial Tower in Ingalls Mall on the U-M Central Campus.
This event is free and open to the public.
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra
UMS Choral Union
Jerry Blackstone, conductor
Mary Wilson, soprano
Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano
Colin Balzer, tenor
Joshua Hopkins, baritone
Edward Parmentier, harpsichord
Saturday, December 3 | 8 pm
Sunday, December 4 | 2 pm