Rose Polenzani

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RIP Lynn Hauldren, Empire Carpet Man and singer-songwriter Rose Polenzani's grandfather

 In the 1970s, Chicagoan Elmer Lynn Hauldren became famous as the Empire Carpet Man -- a grandfatherly fellow in overalls, who wanted nothing more but...
By Susan Kaup  |  April 27, 2011

Here comes the bride

It's been a long time since Bostonians had the chance to see the most popular Czech opera, Bedrich Smetana's The Bartered Bride , but Opera Boston followed its electrifying run of Shostakovich's The Nose with this tuneful folk opera and gave it a swe
Opera Boston's Smetana, the BSO's Berlioz, and Dawn Upshaw
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  May 08, 2009

Irish, but not Celtic

With the Boston Celtic Music Festival taking over a host of venues January 9 and 10 it can be easy to forget that not all Irish music is . . . Celtic music.
Gems from the Emerald Isle
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  January 07, 2009

Boston music news: September 26, 2008

It's been a big year for local singer-songwriter Rose Polenzani — and rightly so.
Notes on Rose Polenzani
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  September 24, 2008