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“Fire Shut Up in My Bones” is first production by Black composer to be staged by the Met

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A comprehensive 16-disc box set summons a bygone era in a city that found its own groove.

The D.C. musician has a new album, “Lifted,” and performs at Pie Shop on Friday.

  • Chris Kelly
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Lion Babe, Bleachers, Chiild and Katie Toupin perform this week.

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An appreciative Capital One Arena crowd turns out for the heartthrob — and he returns the favor.

  • Chris Kelly
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Thomas Wilkins and the superstar pianist rescue an evening from a debacle in the lobby.

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The local jazz group reopened the venue after its pandemic closure with deft reads of bossa nova rhythms.

  • Michael J. West
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The ticket-sellers union has authorized a strike against the North Bethesda venue as bargaining stalls.

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Her fifth album, “Star-Crossed,” feels cool, calm and emotionally ambiguous.

The soprano distinguished herself in operas including Scott Joplin’s “Treemonisha” and Mozart’s “The Magic Flute,” in recitals and in master classes around the world.

The D.C. punk-metal quartet celebrates its new album at D.C. Brau on Wednesday.

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The 25-year-old performs a beloved Bruch concerto with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

The star has unspecified issues with the finished product.

His events produced musical milestones and became a model for Woodstock, Lollapalooza and other live-music extravaganzas.

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The rising star’s new album “Up 2 Me” feels inventive and of the moment — as rap should.

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Opera lovers should be especially happy as the curtain comes down on 2021.

In addition to a long orchestral career, she played on film scores and a hit disco album.

  • Phil Davison
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The beloved band played an intimate show at the 9:30 Club for a sold-out crowd eager to get back to concerts as usual.

The long-running English group scrutinizes the last years of the 20th century on “I’ve Been Trying to Tell You,” its new album.

  • Andy Beta
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Plenty of big names are coming to town. Just be sure to listen to the little ones, too.

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