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Three Great Diwali Events Happening in Boston

Light outshines darkness, good conquers evil, and hope prevails over despair during Diwali, the Hindu “festival of lights.” One of India’s biggest holidays, the spiritual celebration originated as […]

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New Music Director Andris Nelsons Announces BSO’s 2014-2015 Season

After conducting a performance of Richard Strauss’s Salome today at Symphony Hall, Andris Nelsons announced the BSO’s 2014-2015 season at a press conference this afternoon. […]

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There’s a Place for Us: BSO to Perform Music from Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story

This month, the Boston Symphony Orchestra will fill Symphony Hall with music from Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story

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Boston Symphony Orchestra Takes on St. Louis In Musical World Series

World Series fever hit members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra this week, as musicians from the ensemble took their beef with St. Louis off of […]

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Boston Pops Releases New Holiday Album, A Boston Pops Christmas

Ready to deck the halls with some fa-la-las? Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops release a new holiday album today, titled A Boston Pops Christmas: […]

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Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Newest Music Director: Symphony Hall Is ‘Best In the World’

Demonstrating his vocal range, and nervously picking at the buttons on his dress shirt, the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s newest maestro, Andris Nelsons, discussed his excitement […]

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Q&A: New BSO Maestro Andris Nelsons

Andris Nelsons had quite the big day on Tuesday. In fact, it was officially “Andris Nelsons Day” as decreed by the City of Boston. The […]

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Boston Cello Quartet to Debut First Album Pictures

After three years, countless hours of rehearsal, multiple shows at Tanglewood, opening for the rock band Train, and recording a video game soundtrack, the BSO’s […]

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Mayor Menino Offers Half-Price Tickets on Holiday Shows

Photo via Mayor’s Holiday Special The holidays have officially arrived, and whether or not you are ready for the Christmas music, tree lightings, and Starbucks’s […]

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Five Reasons to Leave the House This Weekend

Photo via cherrylet/Flickr Food Boston Local Food Festival The third annual Boston Local Food Festival is a free event that showcases meal samples and servings from […]

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Five Reasons to Leave the House This Weekend

Photo courtesy of The Boston Cup Automobiles The Boston Cup Classic Car Show This Sunday, people can park their cars in Boston Common, but only […]

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Five Reasons to Leave the House This Weekend

Fashion’s Night Out’s “Before I Die” wall at the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway. (Photo via Fashion’s Night Out/Facebook) Shopping Fashion’s Night Out Barneys, Michael Kors, […]

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Eight Arts Must-Sees in September

All hat photographs courtesy of the Peabody Essex Museum. From left, Jo Gordon, Kiss of Death, 1994, © Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Crown, 1800–1900, […]

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Mike Tetreault’s BSO Audition

Mike Tetreault has spent an entire year preparing obsessively for this moment. A flawless performance and he could join one of the world’s most renowned orchestras.

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The BSO's 2012-2013 Season of Stars (and 17 Conductors)

At 5:01 a.m. this morning, the Boston Symphony Orchestra announced its 2012-2013 season, and I’m both totally pumped and naggingly frustrated. Frustration first: It seems […]