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Venus & Adonis

Presented by Cambridge Chamber Ensemble at Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge MA

Jun 17 - 19 2022
Venus & Adonis

Venus & Adonis

John Blow’s Baroque opera of love, passion, and loss

On June 17, 18, and 19, 2022, Cambridge Chamber Ensemble (CCE) presentsVenus & Adonis, John Blow’s charming Baroque masque of love, passion, and loss amidst the Olympian Gods. Composed in 1683, Venus & Adonis is believed to be the earliest surviving English opera, written originally as court amusement for King Charles. It is a fascinating window into the period and a musical gem that sparkles anew for us today. Cupid shoots his mother, the Goddess Venus, with his arrow, whereupon she falls in

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General admission $45, $50 at the door; students & seniors $35, $40 at the door; children under 12 free. Supratitles.

Handicapped-accessible. All attendees must be masked and present proof of COVID vaccination.

Contact: 6175101920


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Venue is accessible.


Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center

41 Second St., Cambridge, MA 02141


    • Wheelchair Access

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Info regarding how this event is being affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.:

All attendees must be masked and present proof of COVID vaccination.

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All attendees must be masked and must present proof of COVID vaccination at the door.

Face Masks Required: Yes
Social Distancing: No
Limited Capacity: No
Reservations Required: Yes
Proof of Vaccination Required: Yes

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