Rochester rocker Phil Naro dies

Known for his work with the Talas with Billy Sheehan in the 1980s and more recently D:Drive with Don Mancuso, his voice was unmatchable.

Lauren O’Connell’s eerie lament

The Rochester expat has an affinity for cover songs in the dark, stark vein. Her latest collection of tunes, “Covers Two,” will start rolling out this week.

A pandemic pivot

With all large gatherings on hold, All Occasions Catering & Events Planning was ready to switch from special events to providing everyday meals for Rochester General Hospital medical residents.

The RPO after COVID

Led by new Music Director Andreas Delfs, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra must navigate a world altered by the pandemic and heightened awareness of racial, ethnic and socioeconomic disparities.

Four with Eastman ties win Grammys

Alumni Sarah Brailey, Maria Schneider, Christopher Theofanidis and the late Christopher Rouse, who taught at the music school, were among this year’s winners.

Winter’s no time to stay inside

Resist the temptation to hunker down at home. With the pandemic still upon us, it’s an ideal time to safely explore the natural environment by foot, snowshoe or cross-country skis.

Delfs named new RPO music director

A native of Germany, Andreas Delfs was music director of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra for 12 seasons. He succeeds Ward Stare.