NPR Music's top five albums of the year. (Clockwise from upper left) Process by Sampha, DAMN. by Kendrick Lamar, Melodrama by Lorde, Crtl by SZA and Capacity by Big Thief.
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Pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin, in recital July 11 at the new Shalin Liu Performance Center, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean at the Rockport Chamber Music Festival in Massachusetts.