Community Culture

“It’s a really cool collaboration, and it shows how not only does each part possess their own individual talent, but actually how we collaborate as a school.”

His posters contain more than bright colors and cools shapes; they encompass passion, joy, urgency and power.

Boulez’s complex compositions and pointed polemics served him well in his youth, but as he grew as a musician, the tone of his philippics began to soften, and he began to contribute in different ways to the musical discourse.

Unlike the other boys who ask their dads how to shop for women, he’s known all along.

“We’re not just doing this to be like, ‘Hey it’s fun to play with swords,’ but show that, when you are violent towards people, there are consequences to relationships that were once awesome and then fail.”

With a cast of fifteen musical theatre students, a five-piece orchestra and strong technical design, this production will, as Hill puts it, “feel like a full meal.”

Every year, Ann Arbor residents comes to Hill Auditorium to witness Handel’s “Messiah.”

“We’re trying to make the play more humane. It’s about the human relationships,” Rouverol said. “We see what this vicarious world allows these people to become.”

In Rackham Auditorium on Wednesday, the Takács String Quartet will be performing Timo Andres’s Strong Language, written for the ensemble and commissioned by Carnegie Hall and Shriver Hall.

“This is the best food in Ann Arbor,” he said. “The best falafel I’ve ever had. I come here two or three times a week. Make sure you take that down.”