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Ten ways to celebrate the holidays with classical music old and new

Classical holiday music from Handel and Haydn Society to the Boston Pops.

Keb’ Mo’s ‘Jingle Bell Jamboree’ is his remedy for the holiday blues

The singer just released his first Christmas album, and there isn't a traditional song on it.

A poignant pair carries Boston Lyric Opera’s faltering ‘Fellow Travelers’

Baritone Jesse Blumberg and tenor Jesse Darden were perfectly cast as clandestine gay lovers in McCarthy-era D.C., but staging and acoustic issues undercut the opera’s impact

How this Boston musician landed megastar conductor Simon Rattle for her breast cancer fund-raiser

With Rattle onboard, Julie Scolnik was able to recruit an orchestra full of elite players.

The on-again, off-again Flatlanders are on again

From the very beginning, the occasional trio of Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Butch Hancock have followed an unconventional path, sometimes recording, sometimes touring, and for long stretches, doing neither.

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters to headline Boston Calling in 2020

The dueling rock relics — accompanied by a third, still-unannounced headliner — are to head up a bill of over 60 “incredibly diverse” performers to be revealed in January.

An all-star lineup captures the enduring spirit of ’The Last Waltz’

It wasn’t a carbon-copy replication of an artist, but an homage to an event: the famous farewell concert performance by the Band 43 years ago on Thanksgiving Day 1976

Richard Goode returns to Jordan Hall with poise, poetry

The veteran pianist’s recital consisted of works by Bach, Janacek, Debussy, and Chopin.