André De Shields Isn’t Done With ‘King Lear’ (or ‘Hadestown’)

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‘Liminality’ Is Theater of the Mind That Explores the In-Between

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H.E.R.’s Soulful Suspicions, and 11 More New Songs

H.E.R. (Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson) has a rich grasp of soul and R&B history backed by her…

120 CDs Later, a Conductor’s Legacy Is Still Uncertain

Something odd happens when you reach the 28th disc in Sony’s enormous, enlightening, at times exasperating…

Rapper IDK to launch music business program through Harvard

Education IDK’s No Label Academy, a 10-day program will help students kickstart careers in the music…

BSO announces reopening of Symphony Hall, 2021-22 programs

Music The season will begin Sept. 30, and mark the end of an 18-month hiatus triggered…

Angélique Kidjo Connects With Africa’s Next Musical Generation

Angélique Kidjo, the singer from Benin who has been forging Pan-African and transcontinental hybrids for three…

The ‘Divas’ Who Serenaded and Seduced the Arab World

PARIS — The diva sings of love and unmitigated lust. Dressed in a scarlet evening gown…

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In this new Pixar flick, which skips the big screen for a Disney+ debut, two young…

Hit Hard by Pandemic, Philadelphia Orchestra and Kimmel Center to Merge

The pandemic forced many American arts organizations to resort to mass layoffs and deep pay cuts…