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Even the few light-hearted moments in Berg's opera are surrounded by darkness. The disturbed Wozzeck (Georg Nigl) has horrific visions of knives and blood, which turn out to be prophetic. Damir Yusupov/Bolshoi Theatre hide caption

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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. Cathy Fuller hide caption

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