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The president of 15 years oversaw a period of immense growth at the music institution.
Mashrou' Leila's Hamed Sinno and Carl Gerges discuss why they're banned in parts of the Arab world.
Headquartered in Boston, Me2/ Orchestra is currently the world’s only known orchestra explicitly for people affected by mental health issues and addiction.
Ginger Baker, drummer of the rock band Cream, died on Sunday. He was 80.
David Byrne says "American Utopia" is about "coming out of yourself a bit" — a kind of journey of self discovery.
Léon Theremin’s preternatural invention has been inspiring classical musicians and composers since it first wowed the world in 1920. The Boston Modern Orchestra Project is celebrating the electronic instrument with...
Jessye Norman died on Monday at the age of 74.
This season is violist Mary Ferrillo's first with the BSO. She joins her father, principal oboist John Ferrillo, who has been with the orchestra since 2001.
These five tracks from KCRW DJ John Moses show Lana Del Rey isn't the only one who can do "summertime sadness."
Nashville inmates are paired with veteran songwriters and musicians to write about their experiences in song.
Created by Boston-based violist Rayna Yun Chou, "Concert for One" turns shipping containers into mini-concert halls for concerts that last one minute, and are performed to only one listener.
Rakim is considered one of hip-hop’s greatest emcees of all time. Along with writing lyrics, he’s writing his life story.
The opera tells the story of two Russian teenagers whose parents forbade them from being together.
Music critic Jim Sullivan talks about Ocasek's career and legacy.
This summer, acclaimed contemporary artist Nick Cave created a multifaceted joy-themed project called "Augment" for Boston.
DJ Vic Di Geronimo on how autumn has inspired composers from Vivaldi to Verdi.
Like his debut album, “Why the Wild Things Are” explores race and mental health, but this time around, Notez aimed to take a more narrative approach, genre-hopping while exploring the...
Hillsong is an Australian megachurch famous for its hipster vibe, multi-platinum house band, and connections to celebrities like Justin Bieber, Chris Pratt, and Kevin Durant. But behind the flashing lights...
There’s more to the success or failure of conductor Andris Nelsons than how well he conducts the traditional repertory, says critic-at-large Ed Siegel. Is he bringing new work to the...
From Johnny Cash to Simon & Garfunkel to Glen Campbell — we look at a slew of classic songs one woman is trying to keep alive.