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The Beatles' "White Album" turns 50. We’ll return to Abbey Road.
Besides Jimmy Page, legendary guitarist and founder of Led Zeppelin, the band also had another genius: its manager, Peter Grant.
The way the paintings in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum give a snapshot view into times past, Bilal’s music provides a way to experience and relive a wide breadth of...
In a special hour, we hear from performers about how their own lives and experiences influence and inspire their art.
The chop arrived on the music scene about 50 years ago, and slowly, the odd little noise took the fiddle-playing world by storm.
Violinist Lucia Micarelli defies the limits of what music can be played on a violin. She’s with us.
Culture writer Fran Hoepfner joins Here & Now's Robin Young to explain why she's thankful for Felix Mendelssohn's 'Italian' Symphony this holiday season.
The old “Suspiria,” starring Jessica Harper, plays one time at the Coolidge Corner Theater on Sunday, Nov. 25. Goblin will play live, accompanying the movie.
“All I knew is that it created a question in my mind that didn’t make me feel comfortable, or like a place where I wanted to be,” says Boston hip-hop...
KCRW DJ José Galván shares some uplifting tunes to dance to this month with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson.
A recent discovery by the owner of a Mount Airy, North Carolina bluegrass radio station brought back memories for fans of the local football team.
Brazilian singer and composer Luciana Souza's new album "The Book of Longing" features poetry by Leonard Cohen, Emily Dickinson and others, along with her own.
Freddie Mercury’s performance on “Bohemian Rhapsody” presents an incredibly refined artistic statement, with an expressive performance that is almost cinematic.
Plus, the Boston Jewish Film Fest concludes this weekend and playwright Caryl Churchill's surrealist insights are on stage at Babson.
Composer Tod Machover's new piece, which he’s been dreaming about making for two decades, has all the essentials you expect from an opera. But for the composer and his team,...
Handy is the focus of a series of special performances in New York this week exploring his impact as an African-American composer in the early 20th century.
“Yo Soy la Tradición” is part of Miguel Zenón's ongoing pursuit exploring his hybrid identity.
Two decades since “MMMBop,” '90s pop sensation Hanson is still going strong, with orchestral versions of their greatest hits. The Hanson brothers Isaac, Taylor and Zac join us.
Raised by Mexican immigrant parents in a modest household, Ana Masacote's family instilled in her the need to pursue a fruitful vocation. Arts, perceived as a fanciful pursuit, didn't fall...
Her new album, "The Book Of Longing," takes poetry from Cohen, Emily Dickinson and others and sets them to music.