The Uceli Quartet performs for an audience made of plants to mark the reopening of the Liceu opera house in Barcelona. (LLuis Gene/AFP/Getty Images)The Uceli Quartet perform for an audience made of plants during a concert created by Spanish artist Eugenio Ampudia and that will be later streamed to mark the reopening of the Liceu Grand Theatre in Barcelona on June 22, 2020 following a national lockdown to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus. (LLuis Gene/AFP/Getty Images)

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