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Classical Notes

‘Just go for it’: An adventurous quartet, always in the moment

The Aizuri Quartet has become known for its audacious performing style and an equally adventurous programming streak.


After managing other artists, Dave Godowsky is back in front of the mic

The Arlington musician — who used to perform under the name John Shade — is reintroducing himself with a new album and show at Passim.


Jeff Goldblum has a flip side

The actor has played jazz piano most of his life. Now he has an album and a tour.

album review

Willie vs. Time on ‘Ride Me Back Home’

His new album finds 86-year-old Willie Nelson reflecting on age and its toll, but without a hint of self-pity.

Opera Review

Odyssey Opera’s ‘La belle Hélène’ has flair, flaws

Mezzo-soprano Ginger Costa-Jackson took a star turn as the fabled beauty, but a clunky English translation weighed the show down.

Taylor Swift’s new music video is a who’s who of LGBTQ entertainers

Taylor Swift’s new music video features a number of famous faces, including Ellen DeGeneres, Laverne Cox, RuPaul, and the cast of “Queer Eye.”

Music Review

An electric return to ‘slacker’ pop-rock with Evan Dando and the Lemonheads

The Lemonheads’ Paradise gig on Saturday night was their first hometown show in six years. And they delivered, cramming almost 30 songs into about 90 minutes.


In concert, Billie Eilish shows she’s ready for her moment

At Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion, the teenpop supernova was as cool and confident as her debut album suggests.