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Yoichi Udagawa hits the right notes with New England Philharmonic

The fourth and final music director candidate led the orchestra with aplomb on Saturday night.


At Leader Bank Pavilion, Bonnie Raitt’s excellence is no surprise

If this was a familiar performance, it showed Raitt still doing what she does best.

Mandy Moore reclaims her past, looks toward the future with ‘In Real Life’

The introspective Cali-pop album arrived just as Moore (and viewers) said goodbye to her character, Rebecca Pearson, and her family on the series finale of NBC’s award-winning drama “This Is Us.” The singer-actress plays Royale on Saturday.

With a little help from his friend, Yo-Yo Ma stages surprise pop-up in Nubian Square

The world-famous cellist joined bassoonist Lecolion Washington, executive director of Community Music Center of Boston, for a concert on Thursday to promote arts education — and have some fun.

A Ukrainian jazz pianist’s ode to Odesa

Vadim Neselovskyi plays a solo recital of his new work, “Odesa: A Musical Walk Through a Legendary City,” Saturday at Berklee’s David Friend Recital Hall. Proceeds will go to Ukrainian humanitarian relief efforts.


Lake Street Dive make themselves at home at Roadrunner

Playing their heady mix of classic R&B, pop, and soul, the band was in peak form at the second of two weekend shows in the city where they got their start 18 years ago.


For the Rockport Chamber Music Festival, an introspective opening

The festival began its 41st iteration on Saturday evening with a concert billed as an “opening night celebration.” Oddly, though, nothing on the program sounded very celebratory.

In a scene of electric guitars and drum kits, a Berklee-trained string quartet stands out

One member calls Nebulous "a string quartet that makes music you probably haven’t heard before.” They play a free show at the ICA Saturday.