Mozart’s Requiem is completed anew
Composer Michael Ostrzyga will conduct the Harvard Summer Chorus in the world premiere of his new completion of Mozart’s famously unfinished Requiem.
Adam Lambert, Queen prove to be a marriage made for an arena
At Tuesday’s TD Garden show, the frontman showed that his flamboyant style and theatrical vocals are of a piece with Freddie Mercury’s aesthetic, if a bit more amped-up.
Decades after her photo with Graham Nash, a fan gives it another shot
The writer was a 21-year-old college journalist when the singer posed for a picture with her in 1980. Could she find a way to make it happen again?
Barbara Sinatra, Frank’s 4th wife and widow, dies at 90
The couple was married for 22 years, until Frank Sinatra’s 1998 death.
Kendrick Lamar is a man of his word at TD Garden
The rapper occupied center stage Saturday night in a show that had the audience serving as a chorus.
More than 90 hospitalized during Chance the Rapper show in Hartford
Many were taken to hospitals for excessive drinking. Police made 50 underage drinking referrals.
Voices and viols close out Aston Magna at Brandeis
Isabella d’Este and Josquin des Prez were on the program for Thursday night’s concert.
The hits just keep on coming as Petty and band mark a milestone
In the first of two 40th-anniversary shows at TD Garden Thursday, the Heartbreakers focused on fan favorites from their extensive catalog.
Chester Bennington’s death mirrors that of close friend Chris Cornell
The Linkin Park frontman was found dead on Thursday from an apparent suicide. He was 41.
Recalling the father of Latvian classical music
The case of Jazeps Vitols — composer, critic, and educator — is an example of how political histories retroactively affect fame.
With Perceptionists’ long-awaited reunion, perspectives have changed, chemistry hasn’t
Boston MCs Mr. Lif and Akrobatik have both experienced life-altering events whose impact helped shape their new album, their first as a duo since 2005.
Love is all around, along with great music
Documentary offerings include a look at Clive Davis, the birthplace of the blues, and the Summer of Love.
D.R.A.M.’s smile says it all: He’s had a great couple of years
Opening alongside Travis Scott for Kendrick Lamar on the DAMN. tour, D.R.A.M. speaks by phone about his rise to fame.
Five tracks that reveal why Kendrick Lamar is king
These are the songs to anticipate before the rapper’s show at TD Garden Saturday.
After three decades, Bang on a Can still finds the new
The musical collective marks three decades together with the new piece “Road Trip,” to be previewed at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.
Dawn Richard: on the edge of everything, and at the controls
Her music is the product of her own ever-expanding horizons, and her independent spirit suffuses every aspect of it.
A ‘gentle rebel from the Back Bay’ comes home with Boston Landmarks Orchestra
A Wednesday performance on the Esplanade features “The Blue Planet” by Peggy Stuart Coolidge (1913-81), a now little-known composer who had a prolific musical life in Boston and elsewhere.
At Tanglewood, BSO wades into the watery depths of Wagner’s ‘Ring’
Andris Nelsons and the orchestra did not disappoint. This was a cogent, organically paced performance that held a large Shed audience firmly in its grasp, hour after hour.
Chris Stapleton proves ready for the big country stage
Friday night, Stapleton remarked that his appearance at the Xfinity Center was the first show he’d played as a headliner in Boston. He proved more than up to the moment.
Your Week Ahead
Five things to do, July 17-23
City Splash on the Charles, an autism-aware theater production, ArtWalk in Natick, and more.
We’re trying to figure out exactly what Beyoncé named her baby
If the baby’s first name is “Sir Carter,” what’s the last name? Or is the first name “Sir”?
A wildlife presentation, a tomato cooking class, and an r&b show
Comings and goings of businesses and other organizations in the suburbs west of Boston.
Beyonce introduces the world to her newborn twins, Sir and Rumi
“Sir Carter and Rumi 1 month today,” the singer wrote on Instagram Thursday. She didn’t mention the babies’ genders.
Petty and the Heartbreakers’ love affair with Boston has lasted forever
“Y’all were the first place that liked us,” says keyboardist Benmont Tench, as the band prepares for two dates at the TD Garden.
Anne-Sophie Mutter, a John Williams premiere, and Bambis at Tanglewood
The acclaimed violinist will premiere a new piece by Williams with the Boston Symphony Orchestra on Sunday afternoon.
Exploring Schubert’s approach to a mountaintop reverie
The composer’s setting of Goethe’s “Wanderers Nachtlied II” limns the poem’s atmosphere while delicately teasing out its shadows — more shadows, perhaps, than the poet may have preferred.
Rumbles of anxiety in Broken Social Scene’s ‘Thunder’
The band’s signature big sound suggests euphoria, but the lyrics tell a different story.
Things to Do
The Weekender: ‘Apes,’ crooks, and dragons
The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.
Nashville’s cool kids have a partner in Dave Cobb
The producer with the Midas touch has collaborated with Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson, Lori McKenna, and Lake Street Dive.
A Tiny Desk win put Gaelynn Lea on the road to wider exposure
After winning NPR’s music contest last year, Lea and her husband sold their house, bought a van, and began touring the country.
At the Griffin, a juried show and photographs that perform
Three new shows at the Winchester museum remind us how varied photography can be.
Andris Nelsons departs Met production
Nelsons’s wife, soprano Kristine Opolais, earlier pulled out of the planned production of “Tosca.”
Donnie Wahlberg gets emotional on FB Live after Fenway show
You can’t go home again, but you can go to Fenway Park, which for some can be just as meaningful. It certainly was for Wahlberg.
Andris Nelsons, BSO ring in summer with Mahler’s epic vision of rebirth
The Boston Symphony Orchestra began its Tanglewood season with music director Andris Nelsons leading opening night there for the first time.