The University Musical Society’s 126th season will feature performances of jazz, classical, and Indian music.
Wynton Marsalis’ Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, “comprised of 15 of the finest soloists and ensemple players performing today,” begins the season with its first UMS appearance since 2001 on Sept. 17.
Next up is a taste of India, when sitarist, composer, teacher and writer Ravi Shankar performs on Sept. 23. Shankar has recorded over 60 albums and was “called ‘Godfather of World Music’ by George Harrison.”
On Sept. 26, the Grammy – winning Emerson String Quartet will open the UMS Chamber Arts Series with a program of Beethoven and Shostakovich and a new quartet by Joan Tower.
And, on Oct. 2, Dave Brubeck will grace the stage. Brubeck is the recipient of a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and, in addition to performing for UMS audiences, has also perfomed for eight U.S. Presidents.
For more information or to order tickets, call 734-764-2538 or visit www.ums.org.