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UMS Concert Program, Friday Oct. 12 To 21: University Musical Society: Fall 2007 - Friday Oct. 12 To 21 --

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Season: FALL 2007
University Of Michigan, Ann Arbor

university musical society
Fall 07
University of Michigan Ann Arbor
P2 Letters from the Presidents P5 Letter from the Chair
P6 UMS Corporate and Foundation Leaders P14 UMS Board of DirectorsNational Council
SenateAdvisory Committee P15 UMS StaffTeacher Advisory Committee
P17 General Information P19 UMS Tickets
i ? 21 UMS History
P22 UMS Venues and Burton Memorial Tower
p27 UMS Education Programs 33 UMS Student Programs
n '37 Corporate Sponsorship and Advertising
; . 37 Individual Donations
P39 UMS Volunteers
P41 Annual Fund Support
P46 Annual Endowment Support
P48 UMS AdvertisersMember Organizations
Cover. Dancer from udamani appearing at Hill Auditorium Friday, October 19, 2007. Photo by Jorge Vismara.
elcome to the 129th season of the University Musical Society (UMS). All of us at the University of Michigan are proud of UMS, the
nation's oldest university-related performing arts presenter and one of the most distinguished. This past season's residency with the Royal Shakespeare Company, a US-exclusive engagement arranged by UMS, gave 30,000 people from 39 states and four countries the opportunity to see this remarkable __ company. I am pleased that 20 percent of the audience were students using ? specially discounted tickets. Members of the company, when not on the stage at the Power Center, became deeply engaged throughout all of southeast Michigan in some 140 educational events. We look forward to having them I back in the future.
Other distinctive features of UMS:________________________
In January, UMS received the inaugural Arts PresentersMetLife Foundation Award for Arts Access in Underserved Communities, a national award recognizing UMS's commitment to serving all communities. ?
UMS has commissioned more than 50 new works since 1990, demon?strating its commitment to supporting creative artists in all disciplines.
In the past three seasons, 54 percent of UMS presentations featured artists making their UMS debuts, a measure of UMS's commitment to new and emerging artists, and 55 percent featured artists from outside the United States, highlighting UMS's belief that artistic expression can foster greater understanding and appreciation of diverse cultures.
UMS has worked in partnership with more than 50 U-M academic units and more than 150 U-M faculty members during the past three years, in addition to more than 100 community-based partners.
Thank you for attending this UMS performance. Please join us for other UMS events and for performances, exhibitions, and cultural activities offered by our faculty and students in U-M's many outstanding venues. To learn more about arts and culture at Michigan, visit the University's website at ___
Mary Sue Coleman
President, University of Michigan
elcome to this UMS performance. I hope you enjoy the experience and will come to other UMS events during our exciting 129th season. You'll find all of our performances listed on page 2 of the program section of this book.
In many organizations, longevity breeds predictability. But at UMS, we strive to surprise, to investigate thought-provoking themes and ideas that emerge from the changing world around us. The 0708 season marks the fourth in our series of global programs focusing on different regions of the world (the Arab World in 0405, Africa in 0506, and Mexico and the Americas last season). This season we invite you to join us as we explore the performing arts through an Asian lens with presentations from Japan, Cambodia, Pakistan, Central Asia, and China. Indeed, this year marks the University of Michigan's China Theme Year, so look for special educational sessions created by UMS and our U-M partners intended to animate and provide context for the six UMS presentations that feature Chinese or Chinese-American artists. Check out our website at for more information.
Other highlights of the 0708 season include:
The launching of a two-year exploration of Beethoven's Piano Sonatas by Andras Schiff, one of the most thoughtful pianists performing today.
The presentation of two exciting international theatrical productions where theater moves beyond the boundaries of stage plays.
Choral music to die for...from the Tallis Scholars, Russian Patriarchate Choir, and Messiah in the first half of the season to the St. Matthew Passion and Choir of King's College Cambridge in the second. .
? The Ford Honors Program to close the season when we hear Sir James Galway in recital and honor him with the UMS Distinguished Artist Award.
Feel free to get in touch with me if you have any questions, comments, or problems. If you don't see me in the lobby, send me an e-mail message at or call me at 734.647.1174.
Very best wishes,
Kenneth C. Fischer UMS President
t is inspiring and humbling to serve on the Board of UMS, which is widely recognized as one of the world's leading arts presenters. UMS is committed to performance, education, and the creation of new works, and has a 128-year history of excellence in all three areas. Our task at UMS is to advance the arts, to the benefit of the national and international arts communities, the University of Michigan, our local community, and our present and future patrons.
Each of us has an important role to play in this endeavor, whether as an audience member at a performance or an educational activity, a donor, or a volunteer member of the Board, Senate, Advisory Committee, or the new UMS National Council, which is enhancing our visibility around the country. We all are fortunate to have an opportunity to contribute to the special history of UMS. J
Arts organizations exist because those who came before us chose to take advantage of the same kind of opportunity. To me, this is exemplified by some?thing that I was once told by a producer before a theatrical performance. He took us into the theater and said that, despite the not insignificant cost of our tickets, we should know there was the equivalent of a $50 bill on every seat-the contribution made by others enabling us to enjoy that presentation.
The same is true for UMS. About half of the cost of what we do comes from ticket sales. The remainder comes from you and your predecessors in this hall. Some sat in the second balcony as students and experienced the transformative power of the arts. Some sat with friends for 30 years in the same section of Hill. And some witnessed children being excited and inspired at a youth performance. All have chosen to leave money on their seats.
When you take your seat, think about what others have done that makes your experience possible. I hope you will be inspired to contribute to the UMS legacy. Consider your opportunity to "leave money on your seat," through both your participation and financial contributions. Be an active part of UMS, and when a member of the next generation arrives, they will be thankful that they got your seat.
Carl W. Herstein
Chair, UMS Board of Directors
James G. Vella
President, Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services 'Through music and the arts, we are inspired to broaden our horizons, bridge differences among cultures, and set our spirits free. We are proud to support the University Musical Society and acknowledge the important role it plays in our community."
David Canter
Senior Vice President, Pfizer, Inc. "The science of discovering new medicines is a lot like the art of music: to make it all come together, you need a diverse collection of brilliant people. In order to get people with world-class talent you have to offer them a special place to live and work. UMS is one of the things that makes Ann Arbor quite special. In fact, if one were making a list of things that define the quality of life here, UMS would be at or near the very top. Pfizer is honored to be among UMS's patrons."
UMS 0708 Leadership
Robert P. Kelch
Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, University of Michigan Health System "The arts are an important part of the University of Michigan Health System. Whether it's through perform?ances for patients, families, and visitors sponsored by our Gifts of Art program, or therapies such as harmonica classes for pulmonary patients or music relaxation classes for cancer patients, we've seen firsthand the power of music and performance. That's why we are proud to support the University Musical Society's ongoing effort to bring inspiration and entertainment to our communities."
Douglass R. Fox
President, Ann Arbor Automotive "We at Ann Arbor Automotive are pleased to support the artistic variety and program excellence given to us by the University Musical Society."
Laurel R. Champion
Publisher, The Ann Arbor News "The people at The Ann Arbor News are honored and pleased to partner with and be supportive of the University Musical Society, which adds so much depth, color, excite?ment, and enjoyment to this incredible community."
Timothy G. Marshall
President and CEO, Bank of Ann Arbor "A commitment to the community can be expressed in many ways, each different and all appropriate. Bank of Ann Arbor is pleased to continue its long term support of the University Musical Society by our sponsorship of the 0708 season."
Habte Dadi
Manager, Blue Nile Restaurant "At the Blue Nile, we believe in giving back to the community that sustains our business. We are proud to support an organization that provides such an important service to Ann Arbor."
George Jones
President and CEO, Borders Group, Inc. "Borders embraces its role as a vital, contributing member of the community that reaches out to connect with people. We know that what our customers read, listen to, and watch is an integral part of who they are and who they aspire to be. Borders shares our community's passion for the arts and we are proud to continue our support of the University Musical Society."
Claes Fornell
Chairman, CFI Group, Inc.
"The University Musical Society is a marvelous magnet for attracting the world's finest in the performing arts. There are many good things in Ann Arbor, but UMS is a jewel. We are all richer because of it, and CFI is proud to lend its support."
Charles E. Crone, Jr.
Ann Arbor Region President, Comerica Bank "Our communities are enriched when we work together. That's why we at Comerica are proud to support the University Musical Society and its tradition of bringing the finest in performing arts to our area."
Edward Surovell
President, Edward Surovell Realtors
"Edward Surovell Realtors and its 300 employees and sales asso?ciates are proud of our 20-year relationship with the University Musical Society. We honor its tradition of bringing the world's leading performers to the people of Michigan and setting a standard of artistic leadership recognized internationally."
Leo Legatski
President, Elastizell Corporation of America "Elastizell is pleased to be involved with UMS. UMS's strengths are its programming--innovative, experimental, and pioneering--and its education and outreach programs in the schools and the community."
Kingsley P. Wootton
Plant Manager, GM Powertrain Ypsilanti Site "Congratulations on your 129th season! Our community is, indeed, fortunate to have an internationally renowned musical society. The extraordinary array of artists; the variety, breadth and depth of each season's program; and the education and community component are exceptional and are key ingredients in the quality of life for our community, region, and state. It is an honor to contribute to UMS!"
Carl W. Herstein
Partner, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP "Honigman is proud to support non-profit organizations in the communities where our partners and employees live and work. We are thrilled to support the University Musical Society and commend UMS for its extraordinary programming, com?missioning of new work, and educational outreach programs."
Mohamad Issa
Director, Issa Foundation
"The Issa Foundation is sponsored by the Issa family, which has been established in Ann Arbor for the last 30 years, and is involved in local property management as well as area pub?lic schools. The Issa Foundation is devoted to the sharing and acceptance of culture in an effort to change stereotypes and promote peace. UMS has done an outstanding job bringing diversity into the music and talent of its performers."
Bill Koehler
District President, KeyBank
"KeyBank remains a committed supporter of the performing arts in Ann Arbor and we commend the University Musical Society for it's contribution to the community. Thank you, UMS. Keep up the great work!"
Dennis Serras
Owner, Mainstreet Ventures, Inc. "As restaurant and catering service owners, we consider ourselves fortunate that our business provides so many opportunities for supporting the University Musical Society and its continuing success in bringing internationally acclaimed talent to the Ann Arbor community."
Sharon J. Rothwell
Wee President, Corporate Affairs and Chair, Masco Corporation Foundation "Masco recognizes and appreciates the value the performing arts bring to the region and to our young people. We applaud the efforts of the University Musical Society for its diverse learning opportunities and the impact its programs have on our communities and the cultural leaders of tomorrow."
Erik H. Serr
Principal, Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, PL.C 'Miller Canfield proudly supports the University Musical Society for bringing internationally-recognized artists from a broad spectrum of the performing arts to our community, and applauds UMS for offering another year of music, dance, and theater to inspire and enrich our lives."
John W. McManus
Regional President, National City Bank "National City Bank is proud to support the efforts of the University Musical Society and the Ann Arbor community."
Michael B. Staebler
Senior Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP "The University Musical Society is an essential part of the great quality of life in southeastern Michigan. We at Pepper Hamilton support UMS with enthusiasm."
Joe Sesi
President, Sesi Lincoln Mercury Volvo Mazda
'The University Musical Society is an important cultural
asset for our community. The Sesi Lincoln Mercury
Volvo Mazda team is delighted to sponsor such a fine
Thomas B. McMullen
President, Thomas B. McMullen Co., Inc. "I used to feel that a U-M-Ohio State football ticket was the best ticket in Ann Arbor. Not anymore. UMS provides the best in educational and artistic entertainment."
Robert R. Tisch
President, Tisch Investment Advisory "Thank you, Ann Arbor, for being a wonderful community in which to live, raise a family, and build a successful business."
Tom Thompson
Owner, Tom Thompson Flowers
'Judy and I are enthusiastic participants in the UMS family. We appreciate how our lives have been elevated by this relationship."
Yasuhiko "Yas" Ichihashi
President, Toyota Technical Center "Toyota Technical Center is proud to support UMS, an organization with a long and rich history of serving diverse audiences through a wide variety of arts programming."
Robert K. Chapman
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, United Bank & Trust "At United Bank & Trust, we believe the arts play an impor?tant role in evolving the quality of life and vibrancy of the community. So it is with great pleasure that United supports the University Musical Society and the cultural excellence they provide to our area."
Jeff Trapp ;
President, University of Michigan Credit Union "Thank you to the University Musical Society for enriching our lives. The University of Michigan Credit Union is proud to be a part of another great season of performing arts."
Susan Bellinson
Director of Marketing and Community Relations, Whole Foods "Whole Foods Market is delighted to support the University Musical Society. Our city is most fortunate to be the home of this world-class organization!"
UMS gratefully acknowledges the support of the following foundations and government agencies.
$100,000 or more
Doris Duke Charitable
Foundation Michigan Council for Arts
and Cultural Affairs Michigan Economic
Development Corporation The Wallace Foundation
Anonymous DTE Energy Foundation Esperance Family Foundation The Power Foundation
Cairn Foundation Maxine and Stuart Frankel
Foundation National Dance Project of the
New England Foundation
for the Arts National Endowment for the
Arts The Whitney Fund at the
Community Foundation
for Southeastern Michigan
Chamber Music America
Arts Midwest Performing Arts
Fund Issa Foundations
Eugene and Emily Grant
Family Foundation Martin Family Foundation THE MOSAIC FOUNDATION
(of R. & P. Heydon) Millman Harris Romano
Foundation Sarns Ann Arbor Fund
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL S 0 C I E T Y of the University of Michigan
Carl W. Herstein,
Chair James C. Stanley,
Wee Chair Kathleen Benton,
Secretary Michael C. Allemang,
Wadad Abed
Carol L. Amster
Lynda W. Berg
D.J. Boehm
Charles W. Borgsdorf
Robert Buckler
Mary Sue Coleman
Hal Davis
Sally Stegeman DiCarlo
Al Dodds
Aaron P. Dworkin
Maxine J. Frankel Patricia M. Garcia Anne Glendon David J. Herzig Christopher Kendall Melvin A. Lester Joetta Mial Lester P. Monts Roger Newton Philip H. Power Todd Roberts
A. Douglas Rothwell Edward R. Schulak John J. H. Schwarz Ellie Serras Joseph A. Sesi Anthony L. Smith Cheryl L. Soper Michael D. VanHemert
Chris Genteel, Board Fellow
Clayton E. Wilhite, Chair John Edman Janet Eilber
Eugene Grant Charles Hamlen David Heleniak
Toni Hoover Judith Istock Zarin Mehta
Herbert Ruben Russell Willis Taylor
UMS SENATE (former members of the UMS Board of Directors)
Robert G. Aldrich Herbert S. Amster Gail Davis Barnes Richard 5. Berger Maurice S. Binkow Lee C. Bollinger Janice Stevens Botsford Paul C. Boylan Carl A. Brauer William M. Broucek Barbara Everitt Bryant Letitia J. Byrd Kathleen G. Charla Leon 5. Cohan Jill A. Corr Peter B. Corr Ronald M. Cresswell Robert F. DiRomualdo James J. Duderstadt David Featherman Robben W. Fleming
David J. Flowers George V. Fornero Beverley B. Geltner William S. Hann Randy J. Harris Walter L. Harrison Deborah S. Herbert Norman G. Herbert Toni Hoover Peter N. Heydon Kay Hunt Alice Davis Irani Stuart A. Isaac Gloria James Kerry Thomas E. Kauper David B. Kennedy Thomas C. Kinnear Marvin Krislov F. Bruce Kulp Leo A. Legatski Earl Lewis
Patrick B. Long Helen B. Love Judythe H. Maugh Paul W. McCracken Rebecca McGowan Barbara Meadows Alberto Nacif Shirley C. Neuman Jan Barney Newman Len Niehoff Gilbert S. Omenn Joe E. O'Neal John D. Paul Randall Pittman John Psarouthakis Rossi Ray-Taylor John W. Reed Richard H. Rogel Prudence L. Rosenthal Judy Dow Rumelhart Maya Savarino
Ann Schriber Erik H. Serr Harold T. Shapiro George I. Shirley John 0. Simpson Herbert Sloan Timothy P. Slottow Carol Shalita Smokier Jorge A. Solis Peter Sparling Lois U. Stegeman Edward D. Surovell James L. Telfer Susan B. Ullrich Eileen Lappin Weiser B. Joseph White Marina v.N. Whitman Clayton E. Wilhite Iva M. Wilson Karen Wolff
Andrea Smith, Chair Phyllis Herzig, Vice Chair Alice Hart, Secretary letty lyrne. Treasurer Meg Kennedy Shaw, fasf Chair
Randa Ajlouny MariAnn Apley Lorie Arbour Barbara lach Rula Kort lawardi Poage laxter Nishta lhatia Luciana lorbely
Mary Breakey Mary Brown Heather Byrne Janet C alia way Laura Caplan Cheryl Clarkson Wendy Comstock Jean Connell Phelps Connell Norma Davis Mary Dempsey Mary Ann Faeth Michaelene Farrell Sara Fink Susan Fisher
Kathy Goldberg Joe Grimley Susan Gutow
Charlene Hancock Raphael Juarez Jeri Kelch Jean Kluge Pam Krogness Julaine LeDuc Mary LeDuc Joan Levitsky Eleanor Lord Judy Mac Jane Maehr
Joanna McNamara Jeanne Merlanti Liz Messiter Kay Ness Sarah Nicoli Thomas Ogar letty Palms Allison Poggi Lisa Psarouthakis Paula Rand Wendy Moy Ransom Stephen Rosoff Swanna Saltiel Agnes Moy Sams Jamie Saville
Penny Schreiber Bev Seiford Alida Silverman Loretta Skewes Nancy Stanley Karen Stutz Eileen Thacker Janet Torno Amanda Uhle Dody Viola Enid Wasserman Amy Weaver Ellen Woodman Mary Kate Zelenock
Kenneth C. Fischer, President John B. Kennard, Jr., Director of
Patricia Hayes, Senior Accountant John Peckham, Information Systems
Manager Beth Gilliland, Gift Processor
IT Assistant
Choral Union
Jerry Blackstone, Conductor and
Music Director
Jason Harris, Assistant Conductor Kathleen Operhall, Chorus Manager Jean Schneider, Accompanist Scott VanOrnum, Accompanist Nancy K. Paul, Librarian Donald Bryant, Conductor Emeritus
Susan McClanahan, Director Lisa Michiko Murray, Manager of
Foundation and Government
Grants M. Joanne Navarre, Manager of
Annual Giving Marnie Reid, Manager of Individual
Support Lisa Rozek, Assistant to the Director
of Development Cynthia Straub, Advisory Committee
and Events Coordinator Susan Bozell, Manager of
Corporate Support Rachelle Lesko, Development
EducationAudience Development
Ben Johnson, Director----------------
Bree Juarez, Education and
Audience Development Manager Omari Rush, Education Manager Mary Roeder, Residency
MarketingPublic Relations
Sara Billmann, Director
Erika Nelson, Marketing Associate
Douglas C. Witney, Director Emily Avers, Production Operations
Director Jeffrey Beyersdorf, Technical Manager
Michael J. Kondziolka, Director Mark Jacobson, Programming
Manager Claire C. Rice, Associate
Programming Manager Carlos Palomares, Artist Services
Ticket Services
Nicole Paoletti, Manager Sally A. Cushing, Ticket Office
Associate Jennifer Graf, Assistant Ticket
Services Manager Suzanne Davidson, Assistant
Manager, Front-of-House Stephanie Zangrilli, 77tfref Office
Kaarina Quinnell, Group Sales
Coordinator Sara Sanders, Assistant Front-of-
House CoordinatorTicket Office
Karen Jenks, Ticket Office Assistant Dennis J. Carter, Bruce Oshaben,
Brian Roddy, Head Ushers
Catherine Allan Gabriel Bilen .??-Greg Briley ?
Tyler Brunsman Caleb Cummings Vinal Desai Amy Fingerle Jonathan Gallagher Eboni Garrett-Bluford Elizabeth Georgoff Charlie Hack William Hubenschmidt Toniesha Jones Max Kumangai-McGee Bryan Langlitz Michael Lowney Ryan Lundin Alejandro Manso Mary Martin Michael Matlock Michael Michelon Parmiss Nassiri-Sheijani Leonard Navarro Meg Shelly Andrew Smith Priscilla Jane Smith Trevor Sponseller Liz Stover
Robert Vuichard Julie Wallace
Abby Alwin Fran Ampey Robin Bailey Greta Barfield Joey Barker Alana Barter Judy Barthwell Rob Bauman Brita Beitler Elaine Bennett Ann Marie Borders Sigrid Bower Marie Brooks Susan Buchan
Deb Clancy Leslie Criscenti Karen Dudley Saundra Dunn Johanna Epstein Susan Filipiak Katy Ftllion Delores flagg Joey Fukuchi Jeff Gaynor Joyce Gerber Jennifer Ginther Bard Grabbe Chrystal Griffin
Joan Grissing Linda Hyaduck Linda Jones Jeff Kass
Deborah Kirkland Rosalie Koenig Sue Kohfeldt Laura Machida Janet Mattke Jamie McDowell Jose Mejia Eunice Moore Michelle Peet
Anne Perigo Cathy Reischl Jessica Rizor Tracy Rosewarne Sandra Smith Julie Taylor Cayla Tchalo Dan Tolly larbara Wallgren Joni Warner Kimberley Wright Kathryn Young
Barrier-Free Entrances For persons with disabilities, all venues have barrier-free entrances. Wheelchair locations vary by venue; visit www.ums.orgtickets or call 734.764.2538 for details. Ushers are available for assistance.
Listening Systems
For hearing-impaired persons, Hill Auditorium, Power Center, and Rackham Auditorium are equipped with assistive listening devices. Earphones may be obtained upon arrival-Please ask an usher for assistance. 1
Lost and Found
For items lost at Hill Auditorium, Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, Power Center, or Rackham Auditorium please call University Productions at 734.763.5213. For the Michigan Theater, call 734.668.8397. For St. Francis of Assisi, call 734.821.2111.
Please allow plenty of time for parking as the campus area may be congested. Parking is available in the Church Street, Maynard Street, Thayer Street, Fletcher Street, and Fourth Avenue structures for a minimal fee. Limited street parking is also available. Please allow enough time to park before the performance begins. UMS donors at the Patron level and above ($1,000) receive 10 complimentary park?ing passes for use at the Thayer Street or Fletcher Street structures in Ann Arbor.
UMS offers valet parking service for Hill Auditorium performances in the 0708 Choral Union series. Cars may be dropped off in front of Hill Auditorium beginning one hour before
each performance. There is a $20 fee for this service. UMS donors at the Leader level and above ($3,500-54,999) are invited to use this service at no charge.
Other recommended parking that may not be as crowded as on-campus structures: Liberty Square structure (formerly Tally Hall), entrance off of Washington Street between Division and State; about a two-block walk from most per?formance venues, $2 after 3 pm weekdays and all day SaturdaySunday. Maynard Street struc?ture, entrances off Maynard and Thompson between William and Liberty, $.80hr, free on Sunday.
For up-to-date parking information, please visit
Refreshments ______
Refreshments are available in the lobby during intermissions at events in the Power Center, in the lower lobby of Hill Auditorium (beginning 75 minutes prior to concerts--enter through the west lobby doors), and in the Michigan Theater. Refreshments are not allowed in the seating areas.
Smoking Areas
University of Michigan policy forbids smoking
in any public area, including the lobbies and
Start Time
UMS makes every effort to begin concerts at the published time. Most of our events take place in the heart of central campus, which does have limited parking and may have several events occurring simultaneously in different theaters. Please allow plenty of extra time to park and find your seats.
Latecomers will be asked to wait in the lobby until seated by ushers. Most lobbies have been outfitted with monitors andor speakers so that latecomers will not miss the performance.
The late-seating break is determined by the artist and will generally occur during a suitable repertory break in the program (e.g., after the first entire piece, not after individual movements of classical works). There may be occasions where latecomers are not seated until intermis?sion, as determined by the artist. UMS makes every effort to alert patrons in advance when we know that there will be no late seating.
UMS tries to work with the artists to allow a flexible late-seating policy for family perform-
Group Tickets
Treat 10 or more friends, co-workers, and family members to an unforgettable performance of live music, dance, or theater. Whether you have a group of students, a business gathering, a college reunion, or just you and a group of friends, the UMS Group Sales Office can help you plan the perfect outing. You can make it formal or casual, a special celebration, or just friends enjoying each other's company. The many advantages to booking as a group include:
Reserving tickets before tickets go on sale
to the general public -------------
Discounts of 15-25 for most performances
Accessibility accommodations
No-risk reservations that are fully refundable up to 14 days before the performance
1-3 complimentary tickets for the group organizer (depending on size of group). Complimentary tickets are not offered for performances with no group discount.
For more information, please contact 734.763.3100 or e-mail umsgroupsalesO ..,
Classical Kids Club
Parents can introduce their children to world-renowned classical music artists through the Classical Kids Club. For more information please see page P31.
NETWORK Tickets a?-i? Members of the UMS African American Arts Advocacy Committee receive discounted tickets to certain performances. For more information please see page P27. KHH
Student Tickets '
Discounted tickets are available for University students and teenagers. Information on all UMS University Student Ticketing programs can be found on page P33. Teen Ticket infor?mation can be found on page P31.
Gift Certificates
Available in any amount and redeemable for any of more than 70 events throughout our season, wrapped and delivered with your per?sonal message, the UMS Gift Certificate is ideal for weddings, birthdays, Christmas, Hanukkah, Mother's and Father's Days, or even as a housewarming present when new friends move to town. j
UMS Gift Certificates are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase and do not expire at the end of the season. For more information, please visit
If you are unable to attend a concert for which you have purchased tickets, you may turn in your tickets up to 15 minutes before curtain time by calling the Ticket Office. Refunds are not available; however, you will be given a receipt for an income tax deduction.
Ticket Exchanges
Subscribers may exchange tickets free of charge. Non-subscribers may exchange tickets for a $6 per ticket exchange fee. Exchanged tickets must be received by the Ticket Office
hrough a commitment to Presentation, Education, and the Creation of new work, the University Musical Society (UMS) serves Michigan audiences by bringing to our community an ongo?ing series of world-class artists, who represent :he diverse spectrum of today's vigorous and exciting live performing arts world. Over its 128 ears, strong leadership coupled with a devoted rommunity has placed UMS in a league of nternationally recognized performing arts pre?senters. Today, the UMS seasonal program is a eflection of a thoughtful respect for this rich and varied history, balanced by a commitment :o dynamic and creative visions of where the Derforming arts will take us in this new millen-lium. Every day UMS seeks to cultivate, nurture, and stimulate public interest and participation n every facet of the live arts.
UMS grew from a group of local university and townspeople who gathered together for :he study of Handel's Messiah. Led by Professor Henry Simmons Frieze and conducted by Drofessor Calvin Cady, the group assumed the iame The Choral Union. Their first perform?ance of Handel's Messiah was in December of 1879 and this glorious oratorio has since been oerformed by the UMS Choral Union annually. As a great number of Choral Union mem-oers also belonged to the University, the Jniversity Musical Society was established in December 1880. UMS included the Choral Jnion and University Orchestra, and through?out the year presented a series of concerts fea-.uring local and visiting artists and ensembles.
Since that first season in 1880, UMS has expanded greatly and now presents the very best from the full spectrum of the performing arts--internationally renowned recitalists and orchestras, dance and chamber ensembles, jazz and world music performers, and opera and theater. Through educational endeavors, commissioning of new works, youth programs, artist residencies, and other collaborative proj?ects, UMS has maintained its reputation for quality, artistic distinction, and innovation. UMS now hosts over 50 performances and more than 125 educational events each season. UMS has flourished with the support of a generous community that this year gathers in five differ?ent Ann Arbor venues.
The UMS Choral Union has likewise expanded their charge over their 128-year history. Recent collaborations have included the Grammy Award-winning recording of William Bolcom's Songs of Innocence and of Experience, as well as performances of John Adams's On the Transmigration of Souls with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13 ("Babi Yar") with the Kirov Orchestra of St. Petersburg.
While proudly affiliated with the University of Michigan, housed on the Ann Arbor campus, and a regular collaborator with many University units, UMS is a separate not-for-profit organi?zation that supports itself from ticket sales, corporate and individual contributions, founda?tion and government grants, special project support from U-M, and endowment income.
Hill Auditorium
After an 18-month $38.6-million dollar renova?tion overseen by Albert Kahn Associates, Inc. and historic preservation architects Quinn EvansArchitects, Hill Auditorium re-opened to the public in January 2004. Originally built in 1913, renovations have updated Hill's infra?structure and restored much of the interior to its original splendor. Exterior renovations include the reworking of brick paving and stone retaining wall areas, restoration of the south entrance plaza, reworking of the west barrier-free ramp and loading dock, and improvements to landscaping.
Interior renovations included the creation of additional restrooms, the improvement of barrier-free circulation by providing elevators and an addition with ramps, the replacement
of seating to increase patron comfort, introduc?tion of barrier-free seating and stage access, the replacement of theatrical performance and audio-visual systems, and the complete replacement of mechanical and electrical infra?structure systems for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning.
Hill Auditorium seats 3,575.
Michigan Theater
The historic Michigan Theater opened January 5, 1928 at the peak of the vaudevillemovie palace era. Designed by Maurice Finkel, the 1,710-seat theater cost around $600,000 when it was first built. As was the custom of the day, the theater was equipped to host both film and live stage events, with a full-size stage, dressing rooms, an orchestra pit, and the Barton Theater Organ. At its opening, the theater was acclaimed as the best of its kind in the country. Since 1979, the theater has been operated by the not-for-profit Michigan Theater Foundation. With broad community support, the Foundation has raised over $8 million to restore and improve the Michigan Theater. The beautiful interior of the theater was restored in 1986.
In the fall of 1999, the Michigan Theater opened a new 200-seat screening room addi?tion, which also included expanded restroom facilities for the historic theater. The gracious facade and entry vestibule was restored in 2000.
Power Center
The Power Center for the Performing Arts grew out of a realization that the University of Michigan had no adequate proscenium-stage theater for the performing arts. Hill Auditorium was too massive and technically limited for most productions, and the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre was too small. The Power Center was built to supply this missing link in design and seating capacity.
In 1963, Eugene and Sadye Power, together with their son Philip, wished to make a major gift to the University, and amidst a list of
University priorities "a new theater" was men?tioned. The Powers were immediately interested, realizing that state and federal governments were unlikely to provide financial support for the construction of a new theater.
Opening in 1971 with the world premiere of The Grass Harp (based on the novel by Truman Capote), the Power Center achieved '.he seemingly contradictory combination of providing a soaring interior space with a jnique level of intimacy. Architectural features nclude two large spiral staircases leading from the orchestra level to the balcony and the well-known mirrored glass panels on the exterior. The lobby of the Power Center presently fea?tures two hand-woven tapestries: Modern Tapestry by Roy Lichtenstein and Volutes Arabesque) by Pablo Picasso.
The Power Center seats approximately 1,400 people.
rbor Springs Water Company is generously providing '-Omplimentary water to UMS artists backstage at the ?ower Center throughout the 0708 season.
Rackham Auditorium
Fifty years ago, chamber music concerts in Ann Arbor were a relative rarity, presented in an assortment of venues including University Hall (the precursor to Hill Auditorium), Hill Auditorium, and Newberry Hall, the current home of the Kelsey Museum. When Horace H. Rackham, a Detroit lawyer who believed strongly in the importance of the study of human history and human thought, died in 1933, his will awarded the University of Michigan the funds not only to build the Horace H. Rackham Graduate School which houses Rackham Auditorium, but also to estab?lish a $4 million endowment to further the development of graduate studies. Even more remarkable than the size of the gift is the fact chat neither he nor his wife ever attended the University of Michigan.
Designed by architect William Kapp and architectural sculptor Corrado Parducci,
Rackham Auditorium was quickly recognized as the ideal venue for chamber music. In 1941, UMS presented its first chamber music festival with the Musical Art Quartet of New York per?forming three concerts in as many days, and the current Chamber Arts Series was born in 1963. Chamber music audiences and artists alike appreciate the intimacy, beauty, and fine acoustics of the 1,129-seat auditorium, which has been the location for hundreds of chamber music concerts throughout the years.
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church ______
Dedicated in 1969, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church has grown from 248 families when it first started to more than 2,800 today. The present church seats 1,000 people and has ample free parking. In 1994, St. Francis pur?chased a splendid three manual "mechanical action" organ with 34 stops and 45 ranks, built and installed by Orgues Letourneau from Saint Hyacinthe, Quebec. Through dedication, a commitment to superb liturgical music and a vision to the future, the parish improved the acoustics of the church building, and the reverberant sanctuary has made the church a gathering place for the enjoyment and con?templation of sacred a cappella choral music and early music ensembles.
Burton Memorial Tower Seen from miles away, Burton Memorial Tower is one of the most well-known University of Michigan and Ann Arbor landmarks. Designed by Albert Kahn in 1935 as a memorial to U-M President Marion Leroy Burton, the 10-story tower is built of Indiana limestone with a height of 212 feet. The carillon, one of only 23 in the world, is the world's fourth heaviest containing 55 bells and weighing a total of 43 tons. UMS has occupied administrative offices in this building since its opening, with a brief pause in the year 2000 for significant renovations.
Fall 2007 Season 129th Annual Season
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Event Program Book
Friday, October 12 through Sunday, October 21, 2007
Dianne Reeves
Saturday, October 13, 8:00 pm Hill Auditorium
tudamani ? Odalan Bali ' Friday, October 19, 8:00 pm Hill Auditorium
@@@@Pamina Devi
Saturday, October 20, 1:00 pm (family performance) Saturday, October 20, 8:00 pm Sunday, October 21, 2:00 pm Power Center !
Fall 2007
September =??.
16 Sun Michigan Chamber Players .,
(complimentary admission) j 28-30 Fri-Sun Shen Wei Dance Arts:
Second Visit to the Empress
3 Wed Andras Schiff: Beethoven Concert 1
5 Fri Andras Schiff: Beethoven Concert 2
6 Sat Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala M
12 FriKrystian Zimerman, piano ""?'?
13 SatDianne Reeves featuring
Romero Lubambo 19 Fri udamani: Odalan Bali 20-21 Sat-Sun Pamina Devi: ------------,
A Cambodian Magic Flute :
24 Wed Spiritual Sounds of Central Asia 25-27 Thu-Sat Hubbard Street Dance Chicago 30 TueRussian Patriarchate Choir
4 Sun St. Petersburg Philharmonic 8 ThuMadeleine Peyroux
8 Thu Zehetmair String Quartet
9 Fri Caetano Veloso
10 Sat Yo-Yo Ma, cello Kathryn Stott, piano 18 Sun Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
1-2 Sat-Sun Handel's Messiah 6 Thu The Tallis Scholars
8 SatYoussou N'Dour and The Super ?toile
9 Sun Leo Kottke and the
Turtle Island String Quartet
Winter 2008
4 FriEmerson String Quartet
16 WedJazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
with Wynton Marsalis: Love Songs of
Duke Ellington 20 Sun Yuja Wang, piano 27 Sun Moiseyev Dance Company
1 friAssad Brothers' Brazilian Guitar Summit
2 Sat-A Celebration of the Keyboard
8 FriChicago Classical Oriental Ensemble
9 Sat Guarneri String Quartet and Johannes
String Quartet
10 5un-Wu Man, pipa, and Chinese Shawm Band
14 Thu Christian Tetzlaff, violin
15 Fri Noism08: NINA materialize sacrifice
16 SatAhmad Jamal
5 Wed Orion String Quartet and David Krakauer, clarinet
9 Sun Michigan Chamber Players ,t,p-? ?-?
(complimentary admission)____
12 WedLeila Haddad and
Gypsy Musicians of Upper Egypt
13 fhu-SFJAZZ Collective:
A Tribute to Wayne Shorter j
14 Fri -San Francisco Symphony '
21 FriBach's St. Matthew Passion 28-29 Fri-Sat Urban Bush Women and
Compagnie Jant-Bi: Les ecailles de la memoire (The scales of memory)
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2 WedLang Lang, piano :
4 Fri Brad Mehldau Trio
5 SatChoir of King's College, Cambridge
10 Thu eighth blackbird 12 Saf-Lila Downs
18 Fri Mehr and Sher AN: ,;l,.4l
Qawwali Music of Pakistan
19 SatBobby McFerrin, Chick Corea, and
Jack DeJohnette
20 Sun Andras Schiff: Beethoven Concert 3
22 Tue Andres Schiff: Beethoven Concert 4
10 SatFord Honors Program: Sir James Galway
UMS Educational Events
through Sunday, October 21, 2007
All UMS educational activities are free, open to the public, and take place in Ann Arbor unless other?wise noted. For complete details and updates, please visit or contact the UMS education department at 734.647.6712 or
Dianne Reeves featuring Romero Lubambo
Guitar Masterclass: Romero Lubambo
Sunday, October 14, 9:30-11:00 am Herb David Guitar Studio, 302 E. Liberty St.
Guitarist Romero Lubambo gives a masterclass for local guitar students. Open to the general public for observation. $10 for participants. Free to observers.
A collaboration with Herb David Guitar Studio.
C.udamani: Odalan Bali
Lecture: Islamic Perspectives in Southeast Asian Performing Arts
Speaker: Anis Mohd Nor, University of Malaya Friday, October 19, 12 noon Room 1636, School of Social Work Building, 1080 S. University Ave. (corner of South University Ave. and East University Ave.)
What is "Islamic" and what is "Southeast Asian" in Islamic performing arts in the region Dr. Nor will discuss this fundamental question in a talk that first introduces concepts of Islamic Philosophy and then explores several performance-based themes. For more information, contact the U-M Center for Southeast Asian Studies at 734.764.0352.
A collaboration with the U-M Center for Southeast Asian Studies and U-M Islamic Studies Initiative.
Pamina Devi: A Cambodian Magic Flute
Lecture: Foodgetting, Ritual, and Values in Cambodia
Speaker: Erik Davis, University of Chicago Wednesday, October 12, 12 noon Room 1636, School of Social Work Building, 1080 S. University Ave. (corner of South University Ave. and East University Ave.)
To say that the king rules in Cambodia is to say that the king "eats" his kingdom, and the people in it. Far from being an unusual way of imagining rule, it is common both to the region, and beyond it. This presentation draws on recent fieldwork to address long-standing questions about the rela?tionship between different forms of cultural sub?sistence and the religious imagination. For more information, contact the U-M Center for South?east Asian Studies at 734.764.0352.
A collaboration with the U-M Center for Southeast Asian Studies.
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LectureDemonstration: Sophiline Cheam Shapiro--Cambodian Dance and History
Wednesday, October 17, 12:45-2:15pm Betty Pease Studio, 2nd Floor, U-M Department of Dance, 1310 N. University Ct (behind CCRB, off Observatory Rd.)
Co-founder and Artistic Director of the Khmer Arts Academy, Sophiline Cheam Shapiro is a cho?reographer, dancer, vocalist, and educator whose original works have infused the venerable Cam?bodian classical form with new ideas and energy. She will specifically focus on her work Pamina Devi: A Cambodian Magic Flute, a contemporary re-imagining of Mozart's fantastical opera.
A collaboration with the U-M School of Mu?sic, Theatre & Dance; U-M Department of Dance; and the U-M Center for Southeast Asian Studies.
Lecture: John Shapiro, Khmer Arts Academy
Wednesday, October 17, 3:45pm
Anderson Room, Michigan Union, 1st Floor, 530
South State St.
John Shapiro is the co-founder and Executive Di?rector of the Khmer Arts Academy (KAA), a fast-growing and transnational performing arts orga?nization based in Long Beach California and in Takhmao, Cambodia (outside Phnom Penh). KAA creates, presents, and tours innovative theatrical dance works, conducts professional and amateur training programs, and develops wide-ranging media projects. Prior to co-founding the Khmer Arts Academy, Shapiro worked in development and grant writing and has a background in film video production, graphic design, and literature. He holds a BFA from the University of Michigan and an MFA from Warren Wilson College in Ashe-ville. North Carolina.
For this talk, Mr. Shapiro will discuss critical partnerships between creative and administrative leaders in medium sized ($250k-1 million) tax-
exempt arts organizations and the relationship between earned and contributed income in the current arts economy.
A collaboration with the U-M Ross School of Business Arts Enterprise Initiative and U-M Non?profit and Public Management Center.
Roundtable: Traditional Modernity--A Panel Discussion on Identity and Culture in Asian Performing Arts
Thursday, October 18, 4:00-5:30pm Room 1636, School of Social Work Building, 1080 S. University Ave. (corner of South Univer?sity Ave. and East University Ave.)
A panel of performing artists and scholars will explore the identity and culture of contemporary Asian performing arts in China and Southeast Asia. What is "Asian" about emerging perform?ing arts in these areas How do performing art?ists balance the old and the new, "Eastern" and "Western" themes and forms, etc. and still be "Asian" The discussion, which will include video clips of recent performances, will be convened by Linda Lim, Professor and Director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, and moderated by Joseph Lam, Professor of Musicology and Direc?tor, Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments.
Panelists include Haiping Yan, UCLA (China), Pornrat Damrhung, Chulalongkorn University (Thailand); Sophiline Cheam Shapiro, Khmer Arts Ensemble (Cambodia); Judy Mitoma, UCLA (In?donesia); Emiko Susilo and I Dewa Putu Berata, Cudamani (Indonesia); Anis Mohd Nor, University of Malaya (MalaysiaSoutheast Asia).
A collaboration with the U-M Center for Chinese Studies, U-M Center for Southeast Asian Studies, U-M Center for World Performance Stud?ies, U-M Institute for Humanities, U-M Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments.
Family Workshop: Pamina Devi
Saturday, October 20, 11:00-1'2:30pm U-M Alumni Center (corner of Thayer and Washington St.)
This is a special workshop for families prior to the Pamina Devi Family Performance. The workshop will include songs, dancing, masks, clothing, and sweets from Cambodia.
For more information, contact the Youth Education Program at 734.615.0122 or at
A collaboration with the U-M Alumni Associa?tion and U-M Center for Southeast Asian Studies.
Spiritual Sounds of Central Asia
LectureDemonstration: Mystics, Nomads, and Troubadours in Central Asian Music
Wednesday, October 24, 12:00pm Room 1636 School of Social Work Building, 1080 S. University Ave. (corner of South University Ave. and East University Ave.)
The rich diversity of Central Asian music and expressive culture is brought to life in this lec?ture-demonstration featuring performers from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Qaraqalpakstan, Tajikistan, and Professor Theodore Levin, Parents Distin?guished Research Professor at Dartmouth Col?lege. Professor Levin's most recent project is the 10-volume CD-DVD anthology Music of Central Asia, co-produced by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture and Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. A collaboration with the U-M Center for Russian and Eastern European Studies.
Dianne Reeves
Billy Childs, Piano ] Reuben Rogers, Bass Gregory Hutchinson, Drums
Romero Lubambo, Guitar
Saturday Evening, October 13, 2007 at 8:00 Hill Auditorium Ann Arbor
Tonight's program will be announced by the artists from the stage and will contain one intermission. ?-------------
Ninth Performance of the 129th Annual Season
14th Annual Jazz Series
The photographing or sound and video recording of this concert or posses?sion of any device for such recording is prohibited.
Media partnership is provided by WEMU 89.1 FM, WDET 101.9 FM, and Michigan ChronicleFront Page.
Special thanks to Tom Thompson of Tom Thompson Flowers, Ann Arbor, for his generous contribution of floral art for tonight's concert.
The Steinway piano used in this evening's performance is made possible by William and Mary Palmer and by Hammell Music, Inc., Livonia, Michigan.
Special thanks to the Blue Nile Restaurant, Habte Dadi, UMS NETWORK, and Herb David for their participation in the residency events for this concert.
Dianne Reeves appears by arrangement with International Music Network
Large print programs are available upon request.
lue Note recording artist Dianne Reeves is
the pre-eminent jazz vocalist in the world today. As a result of her virtuosity, impro-visational prowess, and unique jazz and R&B styl-ings, Ms. Reeves was awarded Grammy Awards for "Best Jazz Vocal Performance" for three con?secutive recordings--a Grammy first in any vocal category. ________________
Ms. Reeves has recorded and performed extensively with Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. She has also recorded with the Chicago Symphony Orches?tra conducted by Daniel Barenboim and was a featured soloist with Sir Simon Rattle and the Berlin Phil?harmonic. Ms. Reeves was the first Creative Chair for Jazz for the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the first singer to ever perform at the famed Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Ms. Reeves worked with leg?endary producer Arif Mardin on the Grammy Award-winning A Little Moonlight, an intimate collection of 10 standards featuring her tour?ing trio. When her first holiday col?lection Christmas Time is Here was released in 2004, Ben Ratliff of The New York Times raved, "Ms. Reeves, a jazz singer of frequently astonish?ing skill, takes the assignment seri?ously; this is one of the best jazz Christmas CDs I've heard."
Ms. Reeves appeared and per?formed in George Clooney's Good Night, and Good Luck, the Academy Award-nominated film that chroni-
cles Edward R. Murrow's confrontation with Sena?tor Joseph McCarthy. The soundtrack recording of Good Night, and Good Luck provided Ms. Reeves her fourth Best Jazz Vocal Grammy in 2006.
In 2007, Ms. Reeves was featured in a docu?mentary on the remarkable and all-too-brief life of Billy Strayhorn. Ms. Reeves's next recording is expected in early 2008.
his evening's concert by Dianne Reeves marks her third UMS appearance following her debut during UMS's Hill Auditorium Re-Opening Weekend in January 2004. Ms. Reeves celebrated the re-opening of Hill along with vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater and violin?ist Regina Carter in the Jazz Divas Summit. From her quartet, bassist Reuben Rogers makes a return tonight, making his fourth appearance following his 1995 UMS debut with the Marcus Roberts Trio and Septet. Drummer Gregory Hutchinson retums for the third time following his UMS debut with the Joshua Redman Quartet in November 2001. Romero Lubambo makes is third UMS appearance following his 1996 debut with soprano Kathleen Battle. Tonight's Hfcrt marks pianist Billy Childs's UMS debut.
Dianne Reeves
Odalan Bali
An Offering of Music and Dance by gudamam
Artistic Direction by I Dewa Putu Berata
Assistant Artistic Direction by Emiko Saraswati Susilo Choreography by I Nyoman Cerita
Composed by I Dewa Ketut Alit, I Dewa Putu Berata, !..........
I Made Karmawan, I Dewa Putu Rai
Wayne Vitale, Ambient Soundscapes
Judy Mitoma, Concept
I Nyoman Cerita, I Dewa Putu Berata, Emiko Susilo, Costume Design
I Dewa Putu Berata, Set Design
Eileen Cooley, Lighting Design
Friday Evening, October 19 2007 at 8:00 Hill Auditorium Ann Arbor
This performance is approximately two hours in length and contains one intermission.
10th Performance of the 129th Annual Season
UMS Global Series: Asia
The photographing or sound and video recording of this performance or possession of any device for such recording is prohibited.
Tonight's performance is funded in part by the Wallace Endowment Fund. Media partnership is provided by Metro Times.
Special thanks to U-M Center for Southeast Asian Studies, U-M Islamic Studies Initiative, and Charley Sullivan for their participation in this residency.
Cudamani's 2007 USACanada tour is made possible by Interdependent Productions, LLC and the UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance. www.wac.ucla.educip
Large print programs are available upon request.
Emiko Saraswati Susilo Ni Wayan Pebri Lestari Dewa Ayu Eka Putri
Desak Made Bratiani Ni Wayan Suweni Gusti Ayu Suryani
I Made Mahardika Dewa Gde Guna Arta
I Dewa Ketut Alit Adnyana I Gusti Kompiang Armawan I Dewa Gde Guna Arta I Dewa Putu Berata I Gusti Nyoman Darta Ida Bagus Putu Haridana I Made Karjana
I Made Karmawan I Made Mahardika I Dewa Made Mega Putra I Dewa Putu Rai I Made Suandiyasa I Dewa Putu Sudiantara I Dewa Made Suparta
I Made Supasta
I Gusti Ngurah Suryana
Anak Agung Gede Anom Sweta
I Dewa Putu Wardika
Ida Bagus Made Widnyana
Notes on this Evening's Program
n Odalan is a Balinese temple ceremony. All Balinese belong to several temples by virtue of descent or residence. Following the lunar calendar, every temple has an Odalan on its anni?versary, which occurs every 210 days. Considering there are over 20,000 temples in Bali, Odalans are the most pervasive religious activity on the island. The main function of an Odalan is to create and maintain harmony and balance between the three worlds--the divine, the human, and the natural.
One of the goals of udamani is to recontex-tualize their arts within a theatrical narrative. In do?ing so, powerful symbols like the sacred headdress, cock fights, masks, and mythical beasts are depict?ed not just as exotic objects but integral parts of temple rituals, each with their own special place of honor, udamani has created Odalan Bali as an expression of Balinese spirituality and community.
Part One Lias
Awakening: Balance and Harmony
Nighttime soundscapes-----------
Galang Kangin: First Light in the East
Preparation for the festival starts before dawn. Our village awakens to the sounds of sweeping and birdsongs. The entire community comes out to work in preparation for the Odalan, from the youngest to the oldest. Men and women share in their responsibilities to clean and prepare the sacred space where the Odalan is to be held.
Mebat: Preparing Offerings
Composer: I Dewa Putu Berata
Women and men make offerings and prepare food that is to become part of the larger cere?mony. Before dawn, the adult males in the village enjoy each other's company as they chop meat and spices and grate vegetables and coconuts. Women fold, clean, and cut palm fronds, knead rice, and sing songs. The roles of women and men inspire different kinds of energy in Bali. Both are equally valued, and eternally intertwined.
Mecaru: Appeasing the Playful Earth Spirits
Composer: I Dewa Ketut Alit
The Mecaru is a ceremony that is performed during an Odalan to appease the mischievous Buta Kala spirits. The women travel throughout the temple, offering holy water, incense, flowers, and special foods. The men of the village perform Baris Oede, a ceremonial dance of chivalrous elegance, as they call forth the spirits. Once the Buta Kala are sati?ated by these offerings, harmony and balance are restored and all is ready for the Odalan to begin.
Part One of this production was commissioned by the 2005 Savannah Music Festival.
INTERMISSION--Soundscapes of the Jeroan "l
(Inner Temple)
Part Two
Odalan :
Composers: I Dewa Putu Rai, I Dewa Putu Berata, and I Dewa Ketut Alit
We evoke the feeling of the Odalan itself through our composition "Cudamani," which is inspired by the Panca Gita or the "five sounds" that must be heard for an auspicious festival: The priestly man?tras, the priest's bells, ancient songs while sitting in the temple, the gamelan, and the wooden slit drum.
Composer: I Dewa Ketut Alit
This choreography and composition is inspired by the meditative yet communal Rejang dances in our temples. Each village or region has a special and sacred Rejang dance that is unique in move?ment and music. In our village, women and girls of all ages come together and dance as an offering to the gods. The spirit of dedication and sincere offering is the same in every village.
Composer: I Made Karmawan with additional arrangements by I Dewa Putu Berata
In composer Karmawan's village, cockfights are an essential part of every Odalan. The offering of blood is a rite to appease the spirits that disrupt the Balinese life. It also allows for kinship among the men of the village as they participate in the
intense drama of betting, fighting, defeat, and triumph, and ultimately the challenges of life and death.
Legong Gering
Composer: I Dewa Putu Berata Dancers: Ni Wayan Febri Lestari and Gusti Ayu Suryani
The Legong dance represents the unification of diverse realities. It is one way for the spirits to de?scend into the human realm. Young girls are en?trusted as vessels for the divine and are descended upon by spirits while donning sacred headdresses called Susuhunan. The story of the birth of the Legong is the story of an ailing prince whose fe?vered mind saw two beautiful women dancing. When he regained his health he called forth art?ists of the village and transformed his imagination into reality.
Truna Gandrung
Dancers: Dewa Ayu Eka Putri
Odalans are not only ceremonial, but also festive occasions. Virtuosic performance often provides entertainment and delight to the devotees. An ex?ample of the kebyar genre developed in the 1930s in North Bali, "Truna Gandrung" means "young man in love" and is inspired by the moods, energy, spirit, and playful exuberance of youth.
Dancers: I Made Mahardika and , Dewa Gde Guna Arta
One of the most transformative moments in the ceremony is the lion-like guardian called the Bar?ong. A vehicle of Lord Shiva, the Barong watches over the ceremony and manifests powers that protect the village. It is a revered and beloved fig?ure for the village, and particularly the children, who parade their homemade Barongs on the road during auspicious days.
Nyimpen: To Put Away
As the ceremony draws to a close the sacred ves?sels are stored with the knowledge that the gods are ever-present. The final ceremony takes place at midnight on the damp earth. Humbly and quietly we put away our sacred headdresses and Barong until the next Odalan. Our last prayers are "Om Qanti ?anti Qanti Om" (May there be peace).
he island of Bali is home to the vast majority of Indonesia's small Hindu minority. It is also the largest tourist destination in the coun?try, particularly in Ubud, the famous tourist town just north of Pengosekan. By the 1990s most of the musicians of Ubud were playing for tourists and moving away from any connection with the religious and communal life of the village. As a response, in 1997, brothers Dewa Putu Berata and Dewa Ketut Alit called together a number of tal?ented and promising young people from different areas in Bali to form Sanggar udamani as an alternative to the groups formed to solely enter?tain tourists. The sanggar today is a powerhouse of cultural and educational activity and creativity complete with studios, classes, workshops, and rehearsal space. The members range in age from 18 to 35.
Aware of the dangers of performing solely for tourists, udamani is dedicated to ayah, or devotional service, contributing performances of artistic excellence at temple ceremonies and other religious festivals. These bring little or no money, but reconnect artists to the communi?ty and temples in which music and dance have played an integral role for centuries, (udamani teach its youth for free and is one of the few groups that teach the girls to play Gamelan music, udamani has seen its creative work grow in two directions: exploring and preserving its most basic roots, and exploring new areas through teaching, collaboration, and new creativity. The music reflects the members' approach to life as they co-mingle the ancient and modern, global?ization, and spirituality. The musicians play on a hybrid gamelan orchestra, Semarandana, which was created in the 1980s. With seven tones rather than the usual five, this special gamelan allows the freedom to play in rare modes, derived from older court and ritual gamelan. This type of en?semble is still quite rare in Bali, and (udamani is on the forefront of work in this style. Cudamani's bold and cutting-edge music compositions and dance choreography are created collaboratively and resonate with both traditional and contem?porary audiences.
In 2001 and 2005, Cudamani received a grant from the Ford Foundation for their work in preservation, innovation, and education. ?uda-mani and its members have toured in Italy, Greece, the World EXPO in Aichi Japan, and performed in three tours of the US. They have collaborated with master musicians, scholars, and ethnomu-sicologists from around the world: Kenny Endo, Larry Reed, Andrea Centazzo, Michael Tenzer, Ranee Ramaswamy (Ragamala Music and Dance Theater), and the Chitresh Das Dance Company. In the summer of 2007, the company hosted the Cudamani Summer Music and Dance Institute, which invited 22 artists from around the world to study Balinese music and dance in a three-week intensive program in Bali. This program will be re?peated in 2008. For more information please visit
Tonight's performance marks Cudamani's UMS debut.
Dewa Putu Berata (Artistic Director) was born to a family of musicians and painters in the vil?lage of Pengosekan, Bali. After high school, he enrolled at STSI, Bali's national academy of the arts, where he participated in international per?formance tours to Japan, Spain, and the US. He was a founding member of both Cudamani and the group Semara Ratih and has directed numer?ous gamelan ensembles throughout Bali and the US. An accomplished musician, composer, dancer, and visual artist, Mr. Dewa excels in traditional Balinese genres as well as new creative forms of theater and music. He is Artistic Director of both Cudamani and Sekaa Gong Tunas Mekar, a tradi?tional Balinese ensemble from his home village.
I Nyoman Cerita (Choreographer) learned dance at age 6 from his grandparent I Made Kenyir. Since 1978, he has been an active dancer, teacher, cho?reographer, and composer at formal institutions and in communities, creating dance and drama choreography for the Bali Arts Festival.
Photo by Jorge Vismara
Emiko Saraswati Susilo (Assistant Director) was born in Honolulu and raised in Los Angeles. She has been surrounded by great artists from a young age. She played Javanese and Balinese gamelan as a child. When she was 14, she began her formal studies in Javanese and Balinese dance under the direction of KRT Sasmintadipura and Ni Made Wiratini. Since 1994, she studied Javanese singing from Tri Haryanto as she traveled back and forth to Bali. Ms. Susilo performed extensive?ly with Gamelan Sekar Jaya between 1990 and 2000 and was one of Qudamani's founding mem?bers in 1997. She has taught and performed with Cudamani and toured with them to the US and the Cultural Olympiad Festival in Athens, Greece. She is currently the coordinator of Cudamani's in?ternational and educational programs.
Production Credits
Judy Mitoma, Marcia Argolo, Anuradha Kishore Ganpati, -----r
Sabrina Rodriguez, Tour Management Jero Mangku Dalem Pengosekan, Jero Mangku Uncar Sari
Pengosekan, RitualSpiritual Advisors I Oewa Made Suparta, I Dewa Ketut Alit Adnyana, I Made Karjana,
I Made Suandiyasa, Production Assistants
Pamina Devi
A Cambodian Magic Flute
A Production of the Khmer Arts Academy Performed by the Khmer Arts Ensemble
Choreography, Direction, Costume Design, Lyrics, and Traditional Music Arrangements by Sophiline Cheam Shapiro
Scenic and Lighting Design by Marcus Doshi
Saturday Afternoon, October 20, 2007 at 1:00 (family performance) Saturday Evening, October 20, 2007 at 8:00 Sunday Afternoon, October 21, 2007 at 2:00 Power Center Ann Arbor
This performance is approximately 80 minutes in length and is performed without intermission.
11th, 12th, and 13th Performances of the 129th Annual Season
UMS Global Series: Asia
The photographing or sound and video recording of this performance or possession of any device for such recording is prohibited.
The 0708 Family Series is sponsored by Toyota. Funded in part by the Wallace Endowment Fund.
Funded in part by the National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts, with lead funding from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Additional funding provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Ford Foundation, and JP Morgan Chase.
Funded in part by the Performing Arts Fund, a program of Arts Midwest funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes a great nation deserves great art, with additional contributions from General Mills Foundation, Land O'Lakes Foundation, and Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.
Media partnership is provided by Michigan Radio, Between the Lines, and Metro Times.
Special thanks to U-M Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Charley Sullivan, U-M Department of Dance, Christian Matjias, U-M Ross School of Business Arts Enterprise Initiative, U-M Nonprofit and Public Management Center, Kelly Dylla, Angie Lausche, Linda Lim, Joseph Lam, U-M School of Music, Theatre & Dance, U-M Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments, U-M Center for Chinese Studies, U-M Center for World Per?formance Studies, U-M Institute for Humanities, and U-M Alumni Association for their participation in this residency.
Special thanks to photographer Bryan Whitney for his contributions to the Power Center lobby exhibit
Pamina Devi is produced by Khmer Arts Academy in collaboration with Amrita Performing Arts.
Pamina Devi was commissioned by New Crowned Hope, Vienna, Austria.
The Khmer Arts Ensemble appears by arrangement with Lisa Booth Management, Inc., touring and general manager for the Khmer Arts Academy.
The creation and USA tour of Pamina Devi has been made possible in part by the Asian Cultural Council; the Max & Victoria Dreyfus Foundation; Spunk Fund, Inc.; an anonymous donor; and the Doris Duke Fund for Dance of the National Dance Project, a program administered by the New England Foundation for the Arts with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and the Ford Foundation. A Creative Capital Project.
Large print programs are available upon request.
Pamina Devi (Pamina)
Pumtheara Chenda
Preah Chhapoan (Tamino)
Sayon Reachny (Queen of the Night)
Preah Arun Tipadey (Sorastro)
Noreak (Papageno)
Thornea (Monastatos)
Krut (Garuda)
Nory (Papagena)
Baksei (Birds)
Kong Bonich
Sam Sathya
Chao Socheata
Sao Phirom
Sok Sokhan
Sot Sovanndy Khut Sothavy]
Khut Sothavy '?? Mot Pharan Um Sreyvan
Sayon Reachny Seney (Devotees)
Preah Arun Tipadey Seney (Devotees)
Chan Sopheap Sam Ratha Pum Molyta Sin Sotheary
Lim Chanboramy Nong Sophanmay Rin Sreyleak Sot Sovanndy Long Chantheary Noun Kaza Sao Somaly
Cheam Chantopheas Meas Sambo Chhorn Niboran Sim Chanmoly
Chum Kong Nol Kol Sac Sothea
Nil Sinoeun Ros Sokun Som Vanna
Peng Yom
Roneat ek (high-pitched xylophone), gong thorn (low-pitched circle gong), gong touch (high-pitched circle gong), gong (standing gong), sampho (double-headed drum), skor thorn (twin standing drums), sralai thorn (low-pitched oboe), sralai touch (high-pitched oboe)
.amina Devi is performed in Khmer with English subtitles.
In the Realm of the Night, Sayon Reachny and her seney (devotees) dance happily with her daugh?ter, Pamina Devi. They exit, leaving Pamina Devi dancing alone when the lecherous Thornea ab?ducts her.
Sayon Reachny bitterly laments the loss of her daughter.
A krut (garuda bird) enters, chasing Preah Chhapoan. Before it can kill him, Sayon Reachny's devotees rescue him.
Sayon Reachny tells Preah Chhapoan that she was happy to save him, but is sad that she was unable to save her own daughter. He prom?ises to bring Pamina Devi home. Sayon Reachny gives him a portrait of Pamina Devi and the flute of compassion for protection. He falls in love with the portrait.
Along the way to the Realm of the Sun, Preah Chhapoan meets the bird catcher Noreak, who la?ments that he has no soul mate. Preah Chhapoan invites him to join his journey, saying they'll both meet their true loves.
In the Realm of the Sun, Preah Arun Tipadey rules with logic and order. Thornea brings Pamina Devi before her father. Preah Arun Tipadey explains that he had her abducted for her own good and to protect her from her mother's feminine influ?ence. He commands Thornea to guard her.
Thornea tries to seduce Pamina Devi. When rebuffed, he imprisons her with magic. Preah Chhapoan plays his flute and entrances the guards. Noreak enters and frees Pamina Devi. He then introduces her to Preah Chhapoan and they fall in love. Before they can flee, they are caught and brought before Preah Arun Tipadey. The King decides that the prince is worthy of his daugh?ter. But as a condition of marriage, he demands that Preah Chhapoan first undergo an initiation of silence. The guards take Preah Chhapoan and Noreak away.
Sayon Reachny visits Pamina Devi in the night and instructs her to kill her father. Pamina Devi refuses.
Pamina Devi runs to Preah Chhapoan for help, but he is too engaged in his initiation ritual to pay attention. She decides to leave him, trans?forming her mother's dagger from a symbol of be?trayal into a symbol of her own strength. Realizing his error, Preah Chhapoan follows after Pamina Devi.
Sayon Reachny and her devotees catch the two lovers and condemn them for failing to fol?low her orders. Preah Arun Tipadey enters with his devotees. The two armies engage in battle. Frustrated at being caught in other people's con?flicts, Noreak strikes the Gong of Consciousness; the battle freezes and dissipates.
Noreak, hopeless in his quest for love, frees his prized bird. The bird transforms into Nory, his soul mate.
Finally, Pamina Devi and Preah Chhapoan, Noreak and Nory dance in circles. Each couple joins together as one. They zig-zag into their fu?ture, determined to survive the difficult path of compromise and consideration ahead.
About Pamina Devi
n 2003, Peter Sellars invited Sophiline Cheam Shapiro to create a new work for New Crowned Hope, a festival celebrating the 250th anniver?sary of Mozart's birth to take place in Vienna in 2006, and suggested TTie Magic Flute to her. The result is Pamina Devi, in which Ms. Cheam Shapiro tums one eye toward Mozart's operatic explora?tion of enlightened change in the aftermath of the American and French Revolutions and another eye toward her own experience with "enlightened" change and revolution, which came along with the cruelty and suffering inflicted by Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge regime (1975-79), a devas?tating legacy that continues to haunt Cambodia today.
Working from within the conservative struc?tures of classical Cambodian dance, Ms. Cheam Shapiro sets her piece in a mytho-poetic time and space and speaks through an elaborate vocabu?lary of refined gestures, bejeweled garments, and percussive music. But she also pushes the form through her use of unexpected formations, an ex?panded kinetic vocabulary, reconceived musical ar?rangements and instrumentation, and innovations in costuming and settings.
I am a child of transformation. Having , survived four radical regime changes, I ?? view Utopian ideas of societal and political j transformation with caution. Yet on a personal level I have found trans?formation to be a way of transcending the crippling circumstances that all that societal turmoil leaves in its wake. In the aftermath
of Pol Pot's Killing Fields, I transformed my?self from a child with a distended belly and head lice into a celestial nymph by study?ing, performing, and entering the magic and mythology of the thousand-year-old art of classical dance. Within a few years, I, along with a whole new generation of artists, was touring my country and the world, reminding everyone that Cambo?dia is the heir to more enduring legacies than auto-genocide. A decade later, hav?ing exhausted the opportunities available to me in Cambodia, I immigrated to the US, where I studied and explored and trans?formed myself from a standard-bearing performer into a choreographer who in?fuses a venerable form with new ideas and who tums a traditional tool of the pow?erful into a vehicle for pesonal interpre?tation. Now I have returned to Cambodia, well-spring of my life's work. In some ways, I feel like a lotus shoot that has struggled through mud and murky wa?ter to emerge above the surface where it blossoms in sunlight. I find a personal reso?nance in Pamina's tortuous journey, which, like mine, allows her to overcome betray?als and transforms her into someone who transcends the darkness from which she is born.
--Sophiline Cheam Shapiro
Cambodia and Cambodian Dance: Background and Context
lassical dance is Cambodia's most enduring performing art form--a living testimony of a potent and significant cultural heritage. Originally a vehicle for worship in the temples of ancient Angkor, this world-renowned and highly-stylized aesthetic is a repository of history and belief. Transferred from generation to generation, it is a form primarily set on women and remains a powerful source of identity, rebirth, and vitality today.
In the 20th century, Cambodia's classical performance forms were under extreme stress, first as one of the few instruments of indigenous power under colonial rule, then as a despised
scapegoat of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime of the late 1970s, and then as a pawn in the civil war of the 1980s.
During the Khmer Rouge era (1975-79) classical dance was banned. Though estimates vary, as many as two million Cambodians died during this brief period. Alongside the country's intellectuals, artisans, and teachers, as many as 90 percent of the dance's practitioners perished from disease, overwork, starvation, and slaugh?ter.
In the immediate aftermath of this devas?tation, a small number of survivors returned to Phnom Penh to eagerly train a new generation of performers that was soon touring the coun?try and abroad. This was a bold declaration that Cambodian culture would be known for more enduring legacies than auto-genocide.
At the same time, hundreds of thousands of Cambodians fled war and poverty for teeming refugee camps along the Thai border. Under the ad hoc leadership of surviving teachers, dancers, and musicians there, each camp formed a dance troupe (or troupes) and performances became an important part of camp life. When Cambo?dian refugees were resettled abroad, these new practitioners formed dance troupes in their ad?opted communities. Dance that until recently had been performed rarely outside royal palace walls now became a powerful expression for all Cambodians as they sought to embrace the posi?tive aspects of their culture and affirm and trans?mit their identity.
During the 1980s and much of the 1990s, the form's greatest focus was on reconstruction and preservation. A new generation of dancers was trained in Cambodia and important reper?tory revived.
Political and economic instability continued in Cambodia until the early 1990s with the sign?ing of the UN Peace Accords. But armed insur?gents continued to plague Cambodia until the death of Pol Pot, the notorious leader of the Khmer Rouge, in 1998.
Following democratic elections in 1993, Cambodia began to emerge from more than two decades of war and cultural and political isola?tion. As a result, dancers and musicians from Cambodia were once again free to share the rich and ancient performing arts forms with the entire world. During this same period, some overseas
Cambodian artists returned to their homeland to help infuse venerable forms with new ideas and new energy. This post-KR generation of artists began to push the boundaries of conservation toward creation. One of these artists, Cambo?dian-American Sophiline Cheam Shapiro, has since led troupes in groundbreaking new works in classical dance--Samritechak Othello which toured to the Hong Kong Arts Festival, to the US, and to the Venice Biennale in 2003; Seasons of Migration which toured to major US venues in 2005; and now, Pamina Devi, which premiered in Vienna in 2006.
The US is home to more than 175,000 Cam?bodians, the largest population of self-identified Khmer outside of Southeast Asia. Among this group are a number of world-recognized artists. Ease of travel, communications technologies, and the need to share scarce resources have combined to create a new cultural paradigm. Cambodia's contemporary performing arts are now made and shared across national borders, combining living traditions with contemporary concerns, forms, and methods.
Of Roles and their Players
Cambodian classical dance is generally performed by women who trace their art to carvings of ce?lestial dancers on temples dating back 1,000 years and to stone inscriptions which pre-date those carvings. In that era, what is now Cambo?dia was the center of the vast Angkorian Empire. The dancers fashioned in stone were depicted in the heavens, dancing for the gods. Their earthly counterparts--dancers of the Kingdom of Cam?bodia--have for centuries been linked both to re?ligious beliefs and the monarchy.
Cambodian dances of this tradition are populated with princes and princesses, male and female deities, giants (sometimes evil but also wise), and monkeys (often good-hearted). The characters in Ms. Cheam Shapiro's Pamina Devi embody two of four archetypes: neang (female), nearong (male). She also revives a masked charac?ter--the Krut--or Garuda bird, for the first time in 50 years.
Kinetically, neang play out Cambodia's com?plex and formal vocabulary of gestures and move?ments with the highest degree of refinement and grace. Nearong are a bit more open in their stance and arm placement.
Costumes for all are elaborate affairs made of silks, woven through by hand with silver and gold threads, sequined, bejeweled, and com?plemented by gold arm bands, headdresses, an?klets, and bracelets. Costumes provide important clues to gender. Males wear pantaloons (kben) rather than skirts and feature epaulets on their shoulders.
ophiline Cheam Shapiro (Choreogra?pher, Director, Costume Designer, Lyricist, _ and Arranger) is a choreographer, dancer, vocalist, and educator whose original works have infused the venerable Cambodian classical form with new ideas and energy. Her choreography in?cludes Samritechak (2000), The Glass Box (2002) and Seasons of Migration (2005), which she has set on Cambodia's finest performing artists and toured to three continents. Notable venues in?clude Cal Performances, the Hong Kong Arts Fes?tival, New York's Joyce Theater, and the Venice Biennale. Pamina Devi had its world premiere at Vienna's New Crowned Hope Festival (2006) and tours the US and Europe during the 0708 season. Her next project, a collaboration with composer Chinary Ung for the Los Angeles Master Chorale, will premiere at Walt Disney Concert Hall in No?vember 2008. Among her essays is "Songs My Enemies Taught Me," published in Children of Cambodia's Killing Fields: Memoirs by Survivors, compiled by Dith Pran and edited by Kim DePaul (1997, Yale University Press). Ms. Cheam Shapiro has received numerous honors, including Creative Capital, Durfee, Guggenheim, and Irvine Dance Fellowships, as well as the 2006 Nikkei Asia Prize for Culture.
Ms. Cheam Shapiro was a member of the first generation to graduate from the Royal Uni?versity of Fine Arts (RUFA) after the fall of Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge regime and was a member of the faculty there from 1988 to 1991. She studied all three major roles for women (neang, nearing, and yeak), which is rare. With RUFA's ensemble, she toured India, the Soviet Union, the US, and Viet?nam. She immigrated to Southern California in 1991. Shapiro studied dance ethnology at UCLA on undergraduate and graduate levels and now teaches and lectures internationally. She is co-founder and Artistic Director of the Khmer Arts Academy based in Long Beach, California and Takhmao, Cambodia.
Chao Socheata (Preah Arun Tipadey) is a prin?cipal dancer with the Khmer Arts Ensemble who studied classical dance at Phnom Penh's National School of Fine Arts.
Chum Kong (Musician) studied classical music at Phnom Penh's Royal Palace in the early 1960s and performed there until 1975. In the 1980s, he was part of an ensemble at the Site 2 Refugee Camp in Thailand and, after being repatriated, joined the faculty at the Royal University of Fine Arts. More recently, he had the opportunity to study contem?porary music in the Philippines. In addition to his work with the Khmer Arts Ensemble, he teaches music in a village on Koh Arey Ksat, an island in the Mekong River, where he lives.
Kong Bonich {Preah Chhapoan) is a principal dancer with the Khmer Arts Ensemble who stud?ied classical dance at Phnom Penh's National School of Fine Arts.
Peng Yom (Dresser) began her classical dance training at Cambodia's Royal Palace in the 1950s and toured throughout the world with the Palace ensemble. She is a specialist in theyeac (demon) and male-role characters. After the Khmer Rouge era, she joined the faculty of the National School of Fine Arts, where she taught until her retire?ment in 2006. In addition, she spent several years teaching with the Lowell, Massachusetts-based Angkor Dance Troupe.
Pumtheara Chenda (Pamina Devi) studied clas?sical dance at the National School of Fine Arts and the Royal University of Fine Arts, where she earned a BA in 2006. In addition to her work with the Khmer Arts Ensemble, she has acted in Ran?dal Douc's play Les hommes desertes in Orleans, France, and in Phnom Penh. She is the daughter of prominent musician and composer Yun Theara.
Ros Sokun (Musician) studied and performed classical music at Phnom Penh's Royal Palace in the 1960s and 1970s. After 1979, he joined the Ministry of Culture's Department of Performing Arts. -
Sam Sathya (Sayon Reachny) began formal train?ing as a classical dancer in the early 1980s, but had her first exposure to performance during the Khmer Rouge's revolutionary rule (1975-79). As a little girl it was her task to light the lamps that would illuminate the performance area of the troupes that danced and sang of the glory of the revolution. Hailed as the finest dancer of her gen?eration, her roles include Neang Seda (Princess Sita) in the Reamker, Cambodia's version of the Ramayana epic, and Moni Mekhala, goddess of the sea, maintaining a lineage from her own re?nowned teachers, Chea Samy (who passed away in 1994) and Menh Kossony. She has also created andor performed lead roles in Ms. Cheam Sha?piro's Samritechak, The Glass Box, and Seasons of Migration. Ms. Sathya has toured throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America, and teaches at the National School of Fine Arts.
Sao Phirom (Noreak) is a principal with the Khmer Arts Ensemble who studied classical dance at Phnom Penh's National School of Fine Arts.
Sok Sokhan (Thornea) graduated from the Na?tional School of Fine Arts in 1997. In addition to her work with the Khmer Arts Ensemble, she has her own video production company and is cur?rently studying for a BA at the National University of Management in Phnom Penh.
Marcus Doshi (Scenic and Lighting Designer) cre?ates work for theater, opera, and dance as well as collaborating with artists and architects on a wide array of non-theatrical ventures. His work has been seen internationally in Edinburgh, London, Castres, Amsterdam, Vienna, Chennai, Mumbai, and Venice (Sophiline Cheam Shapiro's Sam?ritechak). In the US, he has collaborated with a range of producing institutions and artists includ?ing Florentine Opera, Virginia Opera, Lincoln Cen?ter Festival, Hartford Stage, Chicago Shakespeare, and Seattle Rep. He is an Associate Artist of the Civilians and a Company Member of Moving The?atre. In the art world, Mr. Doshi has designed the lighting for Karaoke Ice and the exhibition lighting for the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum's 2006 Design Triennial: Design Lifenow. He holds degrees from Wabash College and the Yale School of Drama.
Robert W. Henderson, Jr. (Technical Director) is a New York-based lighting designer. Recent cred?its include Mary's Wedding directed by Tazewell Thompson; The Laramie Project, Jekyll & Hyde, Man of La Mancha--all at Theatre Three where he is Resident Lighting Designer; Afghan Women, a new play by William Mastrosimone; Lady from the Sea, Phase C; and the 2005 Christmas windows at Barney's New York. Recent AssociateAssistant Design credits include Terry 0' Reilly's Violet Fire at BAM and the Belgrade National Theatre, Sarah Michelson's European Tour of Shadowmann, and Tazewell Thompson's Constant Star. Mr. Hender?son received his MFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts Department of Design. He received his BFA from University of Florida's Department of Theatre and Dance.
he Khmer Arts Ensemble is a 31-mem-ber independent classical dance and music _ troupe that specializes in the original cho?reography of its artistic director, Sophiline Cheam Shapiro, as well as rarely performed works from the classical canon. The Ensemble tours inter?nationally and performs at its own breathtaking pavilion-style theater in Takhmao, Cambodia, out?side of Phnom Penh. Its performing artists were all trained at Phnom Penh's National School of Fine Arts (Cambodia's official fine arts conservatory), the Royal University of Fine Arts, and the Royal Palace. The troupe is a project of Khmer Arts Academy, which also houses a dance school and both amateur and professional companies in Long Beach, CA.
Tonight's performance marks the Khmer Arts Ensemble's UMS debut.
Produced by
Khmer Arts Academy
Sophiline Cheam Shapiro, Artistic Director
John Shapiro, Executive Director-----------------------
Chheng Phon, Soth Sam On, Advisors Emeritus
For more information, please visit
Amrita Performing Arts
Fred Frumberg, Executive Director ?-----?.-. ?--_, i----:.
Commissioned by
New Crowned Hope, Vienna, Austria
Peter Sellars, Artistic Director
Wiener Festwochen, fxecuriVe Producer, Vienna ?-" '=
Production Credits ---------
Robert W. Henderson, Jr., Technical Director
Kang Rithisal, Company Manager ?
Chum Chanveasna, Assistant to the Director
Kum Sokunthea. Mao Siha, Nou Chanmoly, Phal Saravudh,
Proeung Sokcheat, Sim Chanmoly, Tim Samy,
Costume Makers Deirdre Valente, Toni Shapiro-Phim, John Shapiro, ,
Program Notes John Shapiro, James Wasserman, Production Photos
Road Rebel, San Diego, CA; PTM Travel, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Travel Arrangements
US 2007 Tour
Deirdre Valente, Touring General Manager] Lisa Booth Management, Inc. New York
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC The Joyce Theater, New York, NY
University Musical Society, Ann Arbor, Ml j University of Maryland, College Park, MD 1
Acknowledgements and Special Thanks
Peter Sellars, Diane Malecki, and the staff of New Crowned Hope.
Michael Blachly, Elizabeth Auer, and the staff at University of Florida Performing Arts for hosting the USA technical prepara?tions and premiere.
Rebecca Blunk, Cecily Cook, Sean Elwood, Em Theay, Jane Forde, Marianne Gerschel, Ruby Lerner, Peter Lesnik, Pen Sok Huon, Pich Turn Kravel, Pok Sarann, Ralph Samuelson, Cecily Cook, Ros Kong, Sara R. Surrey, and Karen Molleson.
World Premiere: December 8, 2006, Schloss Schonbrunn, Vienna, Austria
US Premiere: September 27, 2007, Phillips Center, University of Florida PerformmgArts, Gainesville
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Sometimes it pays to procrastinate! UMS Rush Tickets are sold to college students for $10 the day of the performance (or on the Friday before weekend events) and $15 beginning 90 minutes before the event. Rush Ticket availabil?ity and seating are subject to Ticket Office dis?cretion. Tickets must be purchased in person at the Michigan League Ticket Office or at the performance venue ticket office. Just bring your valid college ID. Limit two tickets per student.
UMS Student Card
Worried about finding yourself strapped for cash in the middle of the semester The UMS Student Card is a pre-paid punch system for Rush Tickets. The Card is valid for any event for which Rush Tickets are available, and can
be used up to two weeks prior to the perform?ance. The UMS Student Card is available for $50 for 5 performances or $100 for 10 per?formances. Please visit www.ums.orgstudents to order online.
Arts & Eats
Arts & Eats combines two things you can't live without--great music and free pizza--all in one night. For just $ 15, you get great seats to a UMS event (at least a 50 savings) and a free pizza dinner before the concert, along with a brief talk by a seasoned expert about the performance. Tickets go on sale approxi?mately two weeks before the concert.
0708 Arts & Eats Events:
Shen Wei Dance Arts, Sat. 929
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Fri. 1026
Caetano Veloso, Fri. 119
Messiah, Sun. 122
Yuja Wang, Sun. 120
Christian Tetzlaff, Thurs. 214
San Francisco Symphony, Fri. 314
Bobby McFerrin, Chick Corea, Jack Dejohnette, Sat. 419
Sponsored by UMTO5 '
With support from the U-M Alumni Association.
Arts Adventure Series
UMS, the U-M School of Music, Theatre & Dance, and Arts at Michigan have teamed up to offer the Arts Adventure Series, a package of three events each semester for just $35. To order the 0708 Arts Adventure Series, visit to view the performance offerings and complete the order form by October 9.
Arts at Michigan offers several programs j designed to help students get involved in arts and cultural opportunities at the University of Michigan. Please visit for the latest on events, auditions, contests, fund?ing for arts initiatives, work and volunteer opportunities, arts courses, and more.
Internships and College Work-Study
Internships with UMS provide experience in performing arts administration, marketing, ticket sales, programming, production, and arts education. Semesterand year-long unpaid internships are available in many of UMS's departments. For more information, please call 734.615.1444.
Students working for UMS as part of the College Work-Study program gain valuable experience in all facets of arts management including concert promotion and marketing, ticket sales, fundraising, arts education, arts programming, and production. If you are a University of Michigan student who receives work-study financial aid and are interested in working at UMS, please call 734.615.1444.
Student Advisory Committee
As an independent council drawing on the diverse membership of the University of Michigan community, the UMS Student Advisory Committee works to increase student interest and involvement in the various pro?grams offered by UMS by fostering increased communication between UMS and the student community, promoting awareness and accessi?bility of student programs, and promoting the student value of live performance. For more j information or to participate on the j
Committee, please call 734.615.6590. I
Join us for camaraderie, fine cuisine,, and musical insights at the Prelude Dinners before these performances. ?For reservations and information, please call 734.764.8489 , ???'
Fri, Sept 28,5:30 pm, Alumni Center Shen Wei Dance Arts
Speaker: Kenneth G. Lieberthal
Sat, Oct 6,5:30 pm, Rackham Building Filarmonica delta Scala
' Speaker: Martin Katz
Fri, Oct 12,5:30 pm, Hill Auditorium Krystian Zimerman
Speaker: Logan Skelton
Thurs, Oct 25,5:30 pm, Power Center Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Speaker: Jim Vincent
tov 4,2007,5 pm, Rackham Building "St. Petersburg Philharmonic
Speaker: Beth Genne
Sat, Nov 10,5:30 pm, Rackham Buili Yo-Yo Ma and Kathryn Stott
Speaker: Anthony Elliott
Wed, Jan 16,5:30 pm, Hill Auditorium Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Speaker: Ellen Rowe
Sat, Feb 2,5:30 pm, Rackham Building A Celebration of the Keyboard
Speaker: Arthur Greene
Sat, Febr 9,5:30 pm, Rackham Building GuameriJJohannes String Quartets
; Speaker: William Bolcom
i thurs, Feb 14,5:3o pm, Rackham Building Christian Tetzlaff
Speaker; Stephen Shipps :
Fri, March 14,5:30 pm, Rackham Bi San Francisco Symphony
Speaker: Steven Whiting
Fri, March 21, 5:30 pm, Rackham Building Bach's St. Matthew Passion
fepeaker: Anne Parsons
Wed, April 2,5:30 pm, Rackham Building
Speaker: Kenneth C. Fischer
Join us for dinner... or wine and hors d'oeuvres.. .or a fabulous tailgate lunch, or any of these wonderful and delicious events! Take the opportunity to meet others or join friends in convivial homes, restaurants and other venues with gracious hosts. All proceeds support UMS educational programs. Call 734.764.8489 for information
Go Blue! Tailgate
Saturday, September 22,2007
Hosts: Maya Savarino Penny & Ken Fischer
A Far East Feast
Thursday, September 27,2007,7 PM Hosts: Mignonette and Dick Cheng and Nancy and Wendel Heers
Football Fan Fare
Saturday, October 20,2007, 7 PM Hosts: Alicia Torres and Frank Legacki
A Festive Halloween Celebration
Sunday, October 28, 2007, 5 PM Hosts; Allison and Greg Poggi
Let's Do It
Friday, November 16, 2007,7 PM
Hosts; Mike Monahan and Mary Campbell
Mostly Mozart
Saturday, January 19, 2008, 7 PM Hosts: Karen and Karl Gotting
A Song to Remember: Chopin at the Kempf House
Friday, February 22,2008, 7 PM Hosts: Ewa and Rafal Sobotowski
A Fall Harvest Adventure--S.A.
Friday, March 7,2008, 7 PM
Hosts: Katherine and Damian Farrell
All That Jazz
Saturday, March 15,2008, 7 PM
Hosts: Kathleen Nolan and Doug Kelbaugh
Cinco de Mayo
Saturday, May 3, 2008,7 PM Hosts; Jean and Arnold Kluge
If These Walls Could Talk
Saturday, May 17, 2008,6-8 PM Hosts: Sue and Jim Kem
Rhythms of the Night
Friday, May 30,2008,6-9 PM Host: Newcombe Clark
here are rrlpto support the efforts of UMS, all of critical to the success of our season. We would like to welcome you to the UMS family and involve you more closely in our exciting programming and activities. This can happen through corporate sponsorships, business advertising, individual donations, or through volunteering. Your financial investment andor gift of time to UMS allows us to continue connecting artists and audiences, now and into the future.
When you advertise in the UMS program book you gain season-long visibility among ticket buyers while enabling an important tradition of providing audiences with the detailed program notes, artist biographies, and program descrip?tions that are so important to the performance experience. Call 734.764.6833 to learn how your business can benefit from advertising in the UMS program book.
As a UMS corporate sponsor, your organization comes to the attention of an educated, diverse and growing segment of not only Ann Arbor, but all of southeastern Michigan. You make possible one of our community's cultural treas?ures, and also receive numerous benefits from your investment. For example, UMS offers you a range of programs that, depending on your level of support, provide a unique venue for:
Enhancing corporate image 1 Cultivating clients
? Developing business-to-business relationships j Targeting messages to specific demographic
groups 1 Making highly visible links with arts and
education programs 1 Recognizing employees
? Showing appreciation for loyal customers
For more information, please call 734.647.1176.
We could not present our season without the invaluable financial support of individual donors. Ticket revenue only covers half of the cost of our performances and educational events. UMS donors help make up the differ?ence. If you would like to make a gift, please fill out and mail the form on page P40 or call 734.647.1175.
JMS Advisory Committee
The UMS Advisory Committee is an organiza?tion of over 70 volunteers who contribute approximately 7,000 hours of service to UMS each year. The purpose of the Advisory Committee is to raise funds for UMS's nationally-acclaimed arts education program through the events listed below. In addition, Advisory Committee members and friends provide assis?tance in ushering at UMS youth performances and assist in various other capacities through?out the season. Meetings are held every two months and membership tenure is three years. Please call 734.647.8009 to request more information.
Delicious Experiences
These special events are hosted by friends of UMS. The hosts determine the theme for the evening, the menu, and the number of guests they would like to entertain. It's a wonderful way to meet new people!
Ford Honors Program and Gala May 10,2008 ?
This year's program will honor renowned flutist James Galway as he receives the UMS Distinguished Artist award. Following the program and award presentation, the UMS Advisory Committee will host a gala dinner to benefit UMS Education programs. Please call 734.647.8009 for more information.
On the Road with UMS
Last September, over 300 people enjoyed an evening of food, music, and silent and live auc?tions, netting more than $80,000 to support UMS educational programs. This year's event was held on September 14. Look for informa?tion at about On the Road in the 0809 season.
UMS Ushers
Without the dedicated service of UMS's Usher Corps, our events would not run as smoothly as they do. Ushers serve the essential functions of assisting patrons with seating, distributing pro?gram books, and providing that personal touch which sets UMS events apart from others.
The UMS Usher Corps is comprised of over 500 individuals who volunteer their time to make your concert-going experience more pleasant and efficient. Orientation and training sessions are held each fall and winter, and are open to anyone 18 years of age or older. Ushers may commit to work all UMS perform?ances in a specific venue or sign up to substi?tute for various performances throughout the concert season.
If you would like information about becoming a UMS volunteer usher, contact our Assistant Ticketing Manager, Front of House, Suzanne Davidson, at 734.615.9398 or e-mail
July 1, 2006-August 1, 2007
? hank you to those who make UMS programs and presentations possible. The cost of presenting world-class performances and education programs exceeds the revenue UMS receives from ticket sales. The difference is made up through the generous support of individuals, corporations, foundations, and government agencies. We are grateful to those who have chosen to make a difference for UMS! This list includes donors who made an annual gift to UMS between July 1, 2006 and August 1, 2007. Due to space constraints, we can only list those who donated $250 or more. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this list. Please call 734.647.1175 with any errors or omissions. Listing of donors to endowment funds begins on page P46.
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Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs
Michigan Economic Development Corporation
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Ann Arbor Laboratories Jniversity of Michigan Health System
JTE Energy
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Cairn Foundation
Brian and Mary Campbell
CFI Group, Inc.
Charles H. Gershenson Trust
Detroit Auto Dealers Association Charitable
Foundation Fund
Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation Kaydon Corporation KeyBank Robert and Pearson Macek
Masco Corporation
National Dance Project of the New England
Foundation for the Arts National Endowment for the Arts Gilbert Omenn and Martha Darling Larry and Beverly Price ProQuest
Dennis and Ellie Serras Toyota Technical Center The Whitney Fund at the Community
Foundation for Southeastern Michigan Ann and Clayton Wilhite
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AMGEN Foundation, Inc.
The Ann Arbor News
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Access in Underserved Communities Bank of Ann Arbor
Linda and Maurice Binkow Philanthropic Fund Carl and Isabelle Brauer Fund Chamber Music America Charter One Bank Concord Music GlaxoSmithKline Foundation David and Phyllis Herzig LaSalle Bank Charlotte McGeoch Mrs. Robert E. Meredith Donald L. Morelock
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Joshua Berke Ken and Margaret Guire HR Block Foundation George and Mary Haddad M. Peter and Anne Hagiwara Walt and Charlene Hancock Naomi Gottlieb Harrison and
Theodore Harrison DDS Tricia and Steve Hayes Anne Heacock J. Lawrence and
Jacqueline Stearns Henkei Keith and Marcelle Henley Kathy and Rudi Hentschel James and Ann Marie Hitchcock Mary Ann and Don Hitt Ronald and Ann Holz Robert and Barbara Hooberma '' ' " Ison and Joel Howell Mabelle Hsueh Harry and Ruth Huff Heather Hurlburt and Darius Sivin Robert B. Ingling John H. and Joan L. Jackson Beverfy P. Jahn Dr. David and Tina Jahn Mark and Linda Johnson Mary and Kent Johnson Paul and Olga Johnson Jack and Sharon Kalbfleisch Mr. and Mrs. Irving Kao Arthur A. Kaselemas MD Penny Kennedy " " ind and Jeanette Kibler Don and Mary Kiel j and Sara King Richard and Patricia King James and Jane Kister Dr. David E. and
Heidi Castleman Klein Steve and Shira Klein Anne F. Kloack
Joseph and Marilynn Kokoszka Alan and Sandra Kortesoja Barbara and Michael Kratchman Doris and Don Kraushaar Gary and Barbara Krenz Charles and Mary Krieger Bert and Geraldine Kruse Donald John Lachowicz
Neal and Anne Laurance
Laurie and Robert LaZebnik
David Lebenbom
John and Theresa Lee
Sue Leong
Melvyn and Joan Levitsky
Jacqueline H. Lewis
Michael and Debra Lisull Michael Charles Litt Dr. Daniel Little and
Martin and Jane Maehr Melvin and Jean Manis Manpower, inc. of Southeastern
Ken and Lynn Marko W. Harry Marsden Laurie McCauley and Jessy Grizzle Peggy McCracken and
Doug Anderson Liam I McDonald James A. Mclntosh James H. Mclntosh and
Elaine K. Gazda Bill and Ginny McKeachie McNaughton & Gunn, Inc. Frances McSparran Nancy A. and Robert E. Meader Gerlinda S. Melchiori PhD Warren and Hilda Merchant Sara Meredith and James Chavey Liz and Art Messiter John and Fei Fei Metzler Don and Lee Meyer Shirley and Bill Meyers Joetta Mial Leo and Salty Miedler Kitty and Bill Moeller Olga Moir Jean Mane Moran and
Stefan V Chmielewski Patricia and Michael Morgan Mark and Lesley Mozola Roy and Susan Muir Thomas and Hedi Mulford Terence and Patricia Murphy Lisa Murray and Mike Gatti Drs. Louis and Julie Jaffee Nagel Gerry and Joanne Navarre Frederick C. Neidhardt Gayl and Kay Ness Eugene W. Nissen Laura Nitzberg Arthur S. Nusbaum John and Gwen Nystuen Mrs. Elizabeth Ong Kathleen I. Operhall David and Andrea Page William C. Panzer Karen Park and John Beranek Frank and Arlene Pasley Shirley and Ara Paul Donald and Evonne Plantinga Susan Pollans and Alan Levy Bill and Diana Pratt Ann Preuss
Elisabeth and Michael Psarouthakis Maxwell and Marjorie Reade Stephen and Agnes Reading Michael J. Redmond Marnie Reid and Family wfcvW Alice Rhodes -??-"
Betty Rkhart Constance Rinehart B:---'--id Condominium Jack and Aviva Robinson
Jonathan and Anala Rodgers
Dr. Susan M. Rose
Jean P. Rowan
lob and Susan Rowe
Rosemarie Rowney
Carol D. Rugg and
Richard K. Montmorency Michael and Kimm Sarosi Stephen J. and Kim Rosner Saxe
Frank J. Schauerte
David and Marcia Schmidt
Leonard SegH
Harriet Selin ?
Robert D. Shannon
Matthew Shapiro and Susan Garetz
David and Elvera Shappirio
Jean and Thomas Shope
Patricia Shure
Dr. Terry M. Sitver
Gene and Alicia Silv--------
Scott and Joan Singer
Nancy and I rooks Sitterley, MD
Tim and Marie Slottow '
Greg and Meg Smith .
Robert W. Smith
Ralph and Anita Sosin
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Sperling .
Jim Spevak
Jeff Spindler
Judy and Paul Spradlin
David and Ann Staiger
Rick and Lia Stevens ;___._
James L Stoddard
Ellen M. Strand and
Dennis C. Regan tarbara and Donald Sugerman Sam and Eva Taylor Steve and Diane Telian Mark and Patricia Tessler Textron
Mary H. Thieme Edwin J. Thomas Nigel and Jane Thompson Claire and Jeremiah Turcotte Alvan and Katharine Uhle Susan I. Ullrich
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Hugo and Karla Vandersypen
Mary Vandewiele
Andrea and Douglas Van Houweling
Michael Van Tassel
Dr. and Mrs. Edward P. Van Wesep
Drs. Harue and Tsuguyasu Wada
Jack Wagoner
Virginia Wait
Thomas and Mary Wakefield
Charles R. and Rarbara H. Wallgren
Shaomeng Wang and Ju-Yun Li
Jo Ann Ward
John M. Weber
Deborah Webster and
George Miller Mr. and Mrs. Larry Webster Jack and Jerry Weidenbach Lisa and Steve Weiss John, Carol and Ian Welsch Mary Ann Whipple Katherine E. White Nancy Wiernik I. W. and leth Winsten Charlotte A. Wolfe Irian Woodcock Pris and Stan Woollams Phyllis I. Wright Iryant Wu
John and Mary Yablonky MaryGrace and Tom York Gail and David Zuk -
July 1, 2006-August 1, 2007
The University Musical Society is grateful to those who made endowment fund gifts, which will generate income for UMS in perpetuity and benefit UMS audiences in the future. These gifts were matched by challenge grants from the Wallace Foundation and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
$50,000 or more
Estate of Douglas Crary
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Estate of Dr. Eva L. Mueller
Bernard and Raquel Agranoff
Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Gamble
David and Phyllis Herzig
Verne and Judy Istock
Sesi Investment
Herbert Sloan
Kathy Benton and Robert Brown
Robert and Pearson Macek
Estate of Melanie McCray
James and Nancy Stanley Mary Vanden Belt
Herb and Carol Amster
Joan Akers Binkow
CFI Group, Inc.
Richard and Carolyn Lineback
Susan B. Ullrich
Mrs. Robert E. Meredith
Marina and Bob Whitman
Ann and Clayton Wilhite
Michael Allemang and Janis Bobrm
Essel and Menakka Bailey
Charles and Linda Borgsdorf
Jean W. Campbell
Barbara Mattison Carr
Jean and Ken Casey
Jane Wilson Coon and A. Rees Midgley
Patricia Garcia and Dennis Dahlmann
Macdonald and Carolin Dick j
Molly Dobson m
Jack and Betty Edman I
Charles and Julia Eisendrath
Dede and Oscar Feldman
James and Chris Froehlich
Dr. Sid Oilman and Dr. Carol Barbour
Paul and Anne Glendon
Susan and Richard Gutow
David W. and Kathryn Moore Heleniak
Debbie and Norman Herbert
Carl and Charlene Herstein
Gloria and Bob Kerry
Jill Latta and David Bach
Lawrence and Rebecca Lohr
Nancy and Philip Margolis
Natalie Matovinovic
W. Joseph McCune and .
Georgiana M. Sanders Melinda and Bob Morris Elizabeth and Robert Oneal Mark and Susan Orringer Mrs. Charles Overberger (Betty) Steve and Tina Pollock Jeffrey and Huda Karaman Rosen Corliss and Dr. J.C. Rosenberg Prudence and Amnon Rosenthal Nancy W. Rugani Frances U. and Scott K. Simonds Mac and Rosanne Whitehouse Jeanne and Paul Yhouse Jay and Mary Kate Zelenock
Jerry and Gloria Abrams
Mrs. Bonnie Ackley
Bernard and Raquel Agranoff
Barbara A. Anderson and John H. Romani
Lynne A. Aspnes
John U. Bacon
Daniel and Barbara Balbach
Gary Beckman and Karla Taylor
Jack Billi and Sheryl Hirsch
David and Martha Bloom
Mimi and Ron Bogdasarian
Paul Boylan
Carl A. Brauer, Jr.
Robert and Victoria Buckler
John and Janis Burkhardt
Letitia J. Byrd
Carolyn M. Carty and Thomas H. Haug
Jack Cederquist and Meg Kennedy Shaw
Dr. Kyung and Young Cho
Donald and Astrid Cleveland
Katharine Cosovich
George and Connie Cress
Mary C. Crichton
Neeta Delaney and Ken Stevens
Nicholas and Elena Delbanco
Macdonald and Carolin Dick
Judy and Steve Dobson
Hal and Ann Doster
Michele Eickholt and Lee Green
Charles N. and Julie G. Ellis
Stefan and Ruth Fajans
Gerald B. and Catherine L. Fischer
Jeanne and Norman Fischer
Esther Floyd
Lucia and Doug Freeth
Marilyn L. Friedman
Bart and Cheryl Frueh
Tavi Fulkerson
Joyce and Steve Gerber
Jack and Kathleen Glezen
Tom and Katherine Goldberg
Bob Green
Lewis R. and Mary A. Green
Linda and Richard Greene
Walt and Charlene Hancock
Carol I. Harrison
Alice and Clifford Hart
Joyce and John Henderson
J. Lawrence and Jacqueline Stearns Henkel
Bob and Barbara Hensinger
Ann D. Hungerman
IATSE Local 395 Stagehands
Keki and Alice Irani
Mel and Myra Jacobs
Ben M. Johnson
Harold R. Johnson
Robert L. and Beatrice H. Kahn
Perry and Denise Kantner
John B. Kennard
Nancy Keppelman and Michael Smerza
Robert and Bonnie Kidd
Gary and Barbara Krenz
Amy Sheon and Marvin Krislov
Leo and Kathy Legatski
Melvin A. Lester MD
Ken and Jane Lieberthal
William and Lois Lovejoy John and Kathy Loveless ," Ted and Teresa Marchese ' Mary and Chandler Matthews Susan McClanahan and
Bill Zimmerman Bill and Ginny McKeachie Joanna McNamara and
Melvin Guyer John and Carla Michaud Patricia Mooradian Mary Morse
Michael Gatti and Lisa Murray Gerry and Joanne Navarre Frederick C. Neidhardt Gayl and Kay Ness Susan and Richard Nisbett Constance K. and
Charles E. Olson, Jr. Anne Parsons and Donald Dietz Marv Peterson Nancy S. Pickus Julian and Evelyn Prince Steve and Ellen Ramsburgh Stephen and Agnes Reading John and Dot Reed Dr. Ritey Rees and
Ms. Elly Wagner ) Marnie Reid Theresa Reid and
Marc Hershenson Sam and Janice Richards Kenneth J. Robinson and
Marcia Gershenson Ann and Thomas J. Schriber Ruth Scodel
ingrid and Cliff Sheldon Don and Sue Sinta Jim Skupski and
Dianne Widzinski Carl and Jari Smith Scott and Amy Spooner Lois and Jack Stegeman Doug Laycock and
Teresa A. Sullivan Mark and Patricia Tessler Denise Thai and David Scobey Carrie and Peter Throm John and Geraldine Topliss Jonathan Trobe and
Joan Lowenstein Claire and Jeremiah Turcotte Thomas and Mary Wakefield Richard and Madelon Weber W. Scott Westerman, Jr. Sally M. Whiting Max Wicha and Sheila Crowley Frances A. Wright Betty and Bob Wurtz
Anonymous Arts Alliance of the Ann Arbor Area Barbara B. Bach Barbara Everitt Iryant Mark Clague Hugh and Elly Cooper ill Crane
Sally Cushing [
Ken and Joyce Holmes
Dr. Nancy Houk
John and Patricia Huntington
Mika and Danielle LaVaque-Manty
Judie and Jerry Lax
Rod and Robin Little
Beth McNally
Ronald G. Miller
Shelley and Dan Morhaim
Eileen Pollack
Margaret and Glen Rutila
Linda Tubbs
Endowed Funds
The future success of the University Musical Society is secured in part by income from UMS's endowment. UMS extends its deepest apprecia?tion to the many donors who have established andor con?tributed to (he following funds:
H. Gardner and Bonnie Ackley
Endowment Fund Herbert S. and Carol Amster Fund Catherine S. Arcure Endowment
Fund Carl and Isabella Irauer
Endowment Fund Choral Union Fund Hal and Ann Davis Endowment
Fund Doris Duke Charitable
Foundation Endowment Fund Ottmar Eberbach Funds Epstein Endowment Fund JazzNet Endowment Fund William R. Kinney Endowment
Fund Natalie Matovinovic Endowment
NEA Matching Fund Palmer Endowment Fund Mary R. Romig-deYoung Music
Appreciation Fund Prudence and Amnon Rosenthal
K-12 Education
Endowment Fund Charles A. Sink Endowment Fund Catherine S. ArcureHerbert E.
Sloan Endowment Fund University Musical Society
Endowment Fund The Wallace Endowment Fund
Burton Tower Society
The Burton Tower Society recognizes and honors those very special friends who have included UMS in their estate plans. UMS is grateful for this important support, which will continue the great traditions of
artistic excellence, educational opportunities, and community partnerships in future years.
Bernard and Raquel Agnnoff
Carol and Herb Amster
Mr. Neil P. Anderson
Dr. and Mrs. David G. Anderson
Catherine S. Arcure
Linda and Maurice Binkow
Elizabeth S. Bishop
Mr. and Mrs. W. Howard Bond
Mr. and Mrs. Pal E. Borondy
Carl and Isabelle Brauer
Barbara Everitt Bryant
Pat and George Chatas
Mr. and Mrs. John Alden Clark
H. Michael and Judith L. Endres
Dr. James F. Filgas
Ken and Penny Fischer
Ms. Susan Ruth Fischer
Beverley and Gerson Geltner
Paul and Anne Glendon
John and Martha Hicks
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Ives
Marilyn G. Jeffs
Thomas C. and
Constance M. Kinnear Diane Kirkpatrick Charlotte McGeoch Michael G. McGuire M. Haskell and
Jan Barney Newman Len Niehoff
Dr. and Mrs. Frederick C. O'Dell Mr. and Mrs. Dennis M. Powers Mr. and Mrs. Michael Radock Mr. and Mrs. Jack Ricketts Mr. and Mrs. Willard L Rodgers Prudence and Amnon Rosenthal Margaret and Haskell Rothstein Irma J. Sklenar Herbert Sloan Art and Elizabeth Solomon Roy and JoAn Wetzel Ann and Clayton Wilhite Mr. and Mrs. Ronald G. Zollars
Tribute Gifts
Contributions have been received in honor andor mem?ory of the following individuals:
H. Gardner Ackley Wendy Bethune and
Roland Pender Carl and Isabelle Brauer Cheryl Clarkson Jon Cosovich Arthur F. Cox, Jr. John S. Dobson Janel Fain Ken and Penny Fischer lila Green Lisbeth Louise Hildebrandt
Harold Haugh Dr. Sidney S. Hertz Kenyatta Martin Marilyn Mason James D. Moore
Holm E. and Susan E. Newton Gwen and Emerson Powrie Gail W. Rector Claire Rice
Margaret E. Rothstein _______
Eric H. Rothstein
Nona R. Schneider
William J. Scott
Marvin Selin
Marjorie Merker Sell '39
George E. Smith
Charles R. Tieman
Francis V. Viola 111
George and Ailie Wappula
Edward C. Weber
Dr. Jan Winkelman
Peter Holderness Woods ,a
Barbara E. Young
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Acme Mercantile
Benjamin Acosta-Hughes
Bernie and Ricky Agranoff
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Blue Nile
Boychoir of Ann Arbor
Enoch Brater
Beth BruceThe Carlisle Collection
Bob Buckler
Jim Bumstein
Lou and Janet Callaway
Mary CampbellEveryday Wines
Nathan C apian
Casey's Tavern
Cass Technical High School
Cesar Chavez High School
Mignonette Cheng
Cherry Republic
The Chippewa Club
Deb Clancy
Coach Me Fit
Cole Street Salon & Spa
Community High School
Community High School D Program
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Import Center Liz Copeland
James Cofbett and Mary Dempsey Curves Habt Dad Gary Decker Judith DeWoskin Sally and Larry DiCarlo Andrew S. DixonPersonal Computer
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Duggan Place led and Ireakfast Aaron Dworkin The Earle Restaurant
Department Eattem Michigan University
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Jack and letty Edn Lisa and Jim Edwards El lustan Funoun Anthony Elliott Julie Ellison Equilibrium
Jo-Anna and David Featherrr
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Ucal Finley
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Frame Factory Fran Coy Salon i Frank
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Glass Academy LLC Anne Glendon Kathy and Tom Goldberg The Golden Apple
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Jeff MoreAshley's Restaurant
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Mosaic Youth Theater
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Ed and Natalie Surovelf
Edward Surovell Realtors Sweet Gem Confections
Ten Thousand Villages Tom Thompson Flowers Liz Toman Trader Joe's
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Alumni Association of the University
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Travis Pointe Country Club
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U-M Alumni Association
U-M Arts on Earth U-M Arts at Michigan U-M Hack Arts Council U-M Center for Afroamerican and African Studii
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Zingerman's Bakehouse Zingerman's Delicatessen
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