Bowling for Soup

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Bastille at the Agganis

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The four British men of the band Bastille took over Agganis Arena at Boston University March 28, transforming the hockey rink into a “Wild Wild World,” the namesake of their 2017 North American Tour. Boston was the first North American city on the nationwide tour after they debuted in Canada the weekend before. The sold...continue reading




Gnann debuts and Pressler returns creating magic at the BSO

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Boston Symphony Orchestra assistant conductor Moritz Gnann made his Symphony Hall debut during the three-day (Nov. 22, 25, 26) performance of Mendelssohn, Mozart, and Dvořák. It was a production for the ages, both for Gnann’s own showing and that of his piano soloist, Beaux Arts Trio founder Menahem Pressler. Inspired by the composer’s 1829 visit...continue reading




Yo-Yo Ma Revitalizes Classical Music

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Classical music is often overshadowed and ignored by mainstream audiences even though many popular musicians were classically trained. It is far less common to able to name many classical musicians versus modern pop musicians. An exception to that rule is Yo-Yo Ma. Yo-Yo Ma is considered a rarity in the music world. He has only...continue reading




1980s Music Still Resonates With Students “Time After Time”

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Every day, as students walk between Northeastern University’s West Village Quad and the main campus, the Top 40 tracks from pop music charts are heard from speakers outside the Visitor Center. Fifth-year student Erin Nfonoyim sits on a bench well within hearing range of these hits. But with earbuds in, she’s transported back to a...continue reading