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10 promising Tanglewood concerts to catch online

Our critics' picked their favorite online music events from the 2020 festival.

Boston Pops’ July Fourth broadcast will mix new performances with past highlights

"A Boston Pops Salute to Our Heroes" will honor front-line workers and acknowledge the fight against racism.

How Tanglewood will work for online listeners

A guide to the original content and encore concerts offered in place of this year's summer festival.

Andris Nelsons on stepping back from his whirlwind schedule and preparing for streaming concerts

The BSO music director spoke with the Globe this week from Germany.

Dad rock, Steely Dan, and why there’s more there than meets the ear

Steely Dan just pretended to be dad rock while playing a much longer and weirder game.

Record stores are getting their groove back

With doors opening again, several New England vinyl sellers say they survived the shutdown by boosting their online presence.

Hot Stove Cool Music adds Steven Tyler to its all-star lineup

The Aerosmith singer joins James Taylor, Common, the Dropkick Murphys, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, and many others for a virtual concert to benefit youth programs in Boston and Chicago.

This Minimalist composition is ‘a shimmering latticework on which to hang your thoughts’

Steve Reich's “Music for 18 Musicians” is the perfect soundtrack for housework, meal prep, or balancing the checkbook.