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Leonard Bernstein Celebrated by Boston Symphony This Week with Two Works

Leonard Bernstein Celebrated by Boston Symphony This Week with Two Works

Oct 5, 2022

Leonard Bernstein has had a long history with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. At this week's concerts, musical director Andris Nelsons leads two of his better-known orchestral works.

Depeche Mode Line up 1st Album, Tour in over 5 Years

Depeche Mode Line up 1st Album, Tour in over 5 Years

Oct 5, 2022

Depeche Mode have lined up a new album and the band's first live shows in more than five years, an announcement that comes months after the death of founding member Andy "Fletch" Fletcher.

Nothing but Love Songs, Anthony Nunziata Promises for Boston Concert

Nothing but Love Songs, Anthony Nunziata Promises for Boston Concert

By John Amodeo | Oct 5, 2022

Crooner Anthony Nunziata calls his latest concert "Love Songs from Broadway and Beyond." He explains why ahead of a Boston concert this weekend.

Coming Stateside, Drag Star Ana Macho Talks 'Realismo Mágico'

Coming Stateside, Drag Star Ana Macho Talks 'Realismo Mágico'

Oct 5, 2022

Ahead of their upcoming dates in Boston and New York, Puerto Rican drag star Ana Macho talks about their career, their name and 'Realismo Mágico.'

Loretta Lynn, Coal Miner's Daughter and Country Queen, Dies

Loretta Lynn, Coal Miner's Daughter and Country Queen, Dies

By Kristin M. Hall | Oct 4, 2022

Loretta Lynn, the Kentucky coal miner's daughter whose frank songs about life and love as a woman in Appalachia pulled her out of poverty and made her a pillar of country music, has died. She was 90.

Boston's Odyssey Opera Is Back with New CD and Recent Performance

Boston's Odyssey Opera Is Back with New CD and Recent Performance

By Ed Tapper | Sep 29, 2022

With a recording of a little-heard opera and a performance of rarely-seen Rachmaninoff operas, Odyssey Opera returns to its ambitious roots.

A Backwards 'Bohème?' Tenor Jesus Garcia Talks of Adventurous Production's Challenges

A Backwards 'Bohème?' Tenor Jesus Garcia Talks of Adventurous Production's Challenges

By Steve Duffy | Sep 28, 2022

The upcoming production of "La Bohème" at Boston Lyric Opera is something unusual: It is told in reverse. No doubt this brings challenges to singers. Acclaimed tenor Jesus Garcia talks about playing Rodolfo.

Review: Merrily We 'La Boheme?' Puccini Opera Told Backwards in Boston Lyric Opera Production

Review: Merrily We 'La Boheme?' Puccini Opera Told Backwards in Boston Lyric Opera Production

By Ed Tapper | Sep 27, 2022

Using a device made famous by Stephen Sondheim in the musical "Merrily We Roll Along," the Boston Lyric Opera's "La Boheme" tells Puccini's opera backward. But does it work?

Is Frank Ocean About to (Finally) Release New Music?

Is Frank Ocean About to (Finally) Release New Music?

Sep 27, 2022

It's been seven years since Frank Ocean has graced us with a new album — but fans might be in luck.

Honoring Jewlia Eisenberg at the CJM

Honoring Jewlia Eisenberg at the CJM

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sep 26, 2022

The Contemporary Jewish Museum will pay homage to the life and legacy of singer, songwriter, musician, and activist Jewlia Eisenberg with a two-part event titled "Fierce as Death: Queer as the Song of Songs."

15 Concerts to Catch this Fall and Beyond

15 Concerts to Catch this Fall and Beyond

By Christopher Ehlers | Sep 26, 2022

Here are 15 concerts to catch as the days get shorter and the temperatures get lower.

Rihanna to Headline the Next Super Bowl Halftime Show

Rihanna to Headline the Next Super Bowl Halftime Show

By Jake Coyle | Sep 26, 2022

Rihanna will take center stage at February's Super Bowl halftime show.

Suzanne Vega: New Album, New Tour

Suzanne Vega: New Album, New Tour

By Laura Moreno | Sep 25, 2022

Having matured musically since her hit single "Luka" in 1987, Suzanne Vega's new album, "An Evening of New York Songs & Stories," includes re-recorded old songs as well as new ones.

Watch: Madonna Kisses Rapper Tokischa in 'Hung Up' Remix Music Vid

Watch: Madonna Kisses Rapper Tokischa in 'Hung Up' Remix Music Vid

Sep 24, 2022

Madonna's new music video for a rework of her 2005 hit "Hung Up," called "Hung Up on Tokischa," is here and features the two musicians locking lips.

Boston Lyric Opera's New Director Bradley Vernatter Sets Goals

Boston Lyric Opera's New Director Bradley Vernatter Sets Goals

Sep 23, 2022

The Boston Lyric Opera appointed Bradley Vernatter its new general director.

Early Streisand Nightclub Recording Remastered for Release

Early Streisand Nightclub Recording Remastered for Release

Sep 23, 2022

A series of 1962 performances by Barbra Streisand at a Manhattan nightclub before she became a superstar have been remastered and will be released this fall.

Review: 'Nothing Compares' Explains the Incomparable Sinead O'Connor

Review: 'Nothing Compares' Explains the Incomparable Sinead O'Connor

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 23, 2022

Showtime's doc on the outspoken, iconoclastic singer-songwriter Sinead O'Connor recalls her highs and lows, explains her origins, and reminds us that, yes, she's still recording and touring.

Review: Rosalía is an Enigma in her 'Motomami' Tour

Review: Rosalía is an Enigma in her 'Motomami' Tour

By Christopher Ehlers | Sep 22, 2022

Like so many other one-named artists, Spanish singer Rosalía is a singular creation.

New York University Launches New Course on Lana Del Rey

New York University Launches New Course on Lana Del Rey

Sep 21, 2022

Students at New York University might want to put on their party dresses if they're taking the school's Clive Davis Institute's new course on Lana Del Rey.

Elton John to Perform at White House on Friday

Elton John to Perform at White House on Friday

By Chris Megerian | Sep 20, 2022

The White House will become a concert venue Friday evening when Elton John performs. The event is called "A Night When Hope and History Rhyme," a reference to a poem by Seamus Heaney that President Joe Biden often quotes.

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