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Silkroad premieres "Phoenix Rising" at American Repertory Theater in Cambridge.

With the world premiere of ‘Phoenix Rising,’ Silkroad Ensemble takes flight

Rhiannon Giddens makes her long-awaited live debut as the group’s new artistic director.

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BSO music director Andris Nelsons and soloist Håkan Hardenberger at Symphony Hall on Nov. 18, 2021.

Andris Nelsons, BSO, and Håkan Hardenberger offer an evening that was extra and then some

Go see Andris Nelsons conduct the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Jörg Widmann's "Towards Paradise (Labyrinth VI)" and Mahler's Symphony No. 1 on Saturday night at Symphony Hall, a pair of pieces that could teach a master class on the manifold aspects of extra.

Donnie Wahlberg performed in Brooklyn on Sept. 16.

Donnie Wahlberg on NKOTB and New Edition AMAs performance: ‘It’s a brotherhood from Boston’

Sunday’s awards show will mark the first time the two Boston-bred boy bands have performed together onstage.

Oompa's "Unbothered" declares that she’s prioritizing joy.

Five notable albums by local artists who have had a very good fall

The exciting crop of new music includes fresh releases from Oompa, Alexander, and Pink Navel, plus debuts from Olivia Sisay and Kitner.

Finneas released his debut album, "Optimist," on Oct.15 and is currently on a tour that brings him to House of Blues Thursday.

On his way to House of Blues, Finneas is embracing life as a solo artist

The Globe sat down with Finneas (virtually) to hear more about “Optimist," why a pessimist like him would pick that title, and which artists, besides sister Billie Eilish, he'd like to produce.

Nat Seelen, clarinetist for Ezekiel's Wheels, is the artistic director for the Boston Festival of New Jewish Music.

What’s nu? Monthly concerts in Boston showcase Jewish music created during the pandemic

The Boston Festival of New Jewish Music is the brainchild of Nat Seelen, clarinetist for the Boston klezmer band Ezekiel’s Wheels. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. at the Boston Synagogue, and the first one is this Wednesday.

Adele sits down with Oprah Winfrey for an interview and concert special.

The four most personal revelations from Oprah’s interview with Adele

Titled “Adele One Night Only,” the two-hour special (timed to this Friday’s release of her highly anticipated fourth studio album, “30”) was a combination concert and interview.

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Conductor Roderick Cox led  BSO clarinetist William Hudgins and the orchestra Thursday at Symphony Hall.

Boston Symphony Orchestra program showcases big debuts, smaller ensemble

American conductor Roderick Cox (a newcomer to the Symphony Hall podium) stepped on stage alongside the BSO’s veteran principal clarinetist, William Hudgins, to begin the night with Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto in A major.