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In Dolly we trust

As the Dolly-verse has expanded, Parton has never seemed more popular than she is now.

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Boston musician stages ‘a healing event’ with police, teens, and families of homicide victims

Code Listen, a project led by the Boston-based violinist and composer Shaw Pong Liu, returns to the Gardner Museum.

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A concert to match the 'mystical quality’ in famous work by John Cage

The image of Cage’s composing space as a refuge from the tumult and commotion of New York, allowing the composer to seek a deeper and more private beauty, perfectly captures the music’s mysterious aura.

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How Jewish immigrants created ‘the soundtrack of America’s Christmas’

Rob Kapilow, composer and host of the “What Makes it Great?” concert series, promised that after this Sunday’s “Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas,” you’ll never listen to your holiday favorites the same way again.

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Summer Walker is over it — and she’s not the only one

Walker, who played Boston on Monday, delivered one of the biggest R&B albums of the year, but anxiety and fame aren’t always a winning duo.

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Christian Zacharias returns to the BSO with Schumann and Brahms

For his Boston performances, the German pianist and conductor performed a rarity not played by the BSO in Symphony Hall for over a century.

The old gang from WBCN is getting back together

A screening of “WBCN and the American Revolution” at Fenway Regal Cinema will reunite Charles Laquidara, Maxanne, and other on-air personalities from the station's counterculture years.

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Composer Lei Liang scores $100,000 award for BMOP commission

‘A Thousand Mountains, A Million Streams...’, a piece inspired by climate change and the paintings of Huang Binhong, has been awarded the 2020 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.