- Grammy Award-winning choir
- Annual holiday tradition
- Historic venue
About This Deal
Almost anything can be improved with music, as evidenced by tuba-accompanied balcony serenades, operatic State of the Union addresses, and yodeled bank statements. Tune your ears to the sweet sounds on stage with today’s Groupon to see the University Musical Society's presentation of Handel's Messiah on Sunday, December 5 at 2 p.m. The concert takes place at the historic Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor. Choose one of the following seating options:
- $13 for a mezzanine ticket (a $26 value)
- $10 for a balcony ticket (a $20 value)
Over the course of 132 dizzying seasons, the University Musical Society has delighted the Ann Arbor community with more than 6,000 finely tuned musical maelstroms. The UMS' December rendition of Handel’s celebrated oratorio, Messiah, marks an annual onside kickoff to the holiday season. Each year the performance draws a diverse crowd of music lovers, some of whom have attended the event for decades. Ring in the season with Conductor Jerry Blackstone as he draws angelic notes from the lips of experienced sopranos and baritones, whose dulcet tones reverberate in perfect unison with the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra’s violins, trumpets, and first-chair Nerf Vortex.
Five Yelpers award the University Musical Society a perfect five stars, and 2,400 Facebookers are fans.
- Handel's Messiah is an annual tradition that brings out the community. – Anoni M., Yelp
- It draws a large and diverse crowd, and it really gets people into the holiday spirit. – Clarence C., Yelp