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Brookhaven National Laboratory, a national research facility, will host “La Boheme,” Giacomo Puccini’s famous opera, performed by the Stony Brook Opera on Wed. April 27. The event is free, open to the public and held in Berkner Hall, much like previous performances the lab has hosted, according to BNL’s official press release. “They have a concert series, they run a lot of their concerts at noon, and they’re hour long concerts,” Professor David Lawton, Co-Director of the Stony Brook Opera said. “They’re for employees of Brookhaven National Lab and also people from the surrounding communities like Brookhaven and Upton.” Since 2009, BNL has hosted over 80 performances from various groups like the Stony Brook Opera and brass quartets. This is the second year that Stony Brook Opera has put on “La Boheme.” “There is very often a similarity in the kind of mind musicians and scientists have. You often find…