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Critic’s picks: Classical music

BOSTON LYRIC OPERA As part of its free Wednesday-night concert series, the Landmarks Orchestra hosts BLO, which will perform excerpts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Wagner, Bellini, and Britten. With Chelsea Basler, Mara Bonde, Michelle Trainor, Sandra Piques Eddy, Zach Borichevsky, James Demler, and Andrew Garland singing under the baton of BLO music director David Angus. 7 p.m. Hatch Shell at the Esplanade. 617-987-2000,
www.landmarksorchestra.org

TANGLEWOOD It’s an eventful week in Lenox, with the annual Tanglewood on Parade taking place Tuesday; Christian Zacharias’s piano recital in Ozawa Hall on Wednesday; and the Festival of Contemporary Music starting up on Thursday. This year’s FCM, directed by pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard, concludes Aug. 12 with the US premiere of George Benjamin’s opera “Written on Skin.” Lenox. 617-266-1200, www.tanglewood.org

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