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John Blow – Venus and Adonis
27 October 2016
19:00 - 21:00
Guildhall Cantata Ensemble
Directed by James Johnstone
Guildhall Cantata Ensemble return to Hatchlands by popular demand to present the last masque to be composed for the Stuart Court. Blow’s perennial masterpiece, based on the Classical myth of Venus and Adonis, is by turns witty and moving and was without doubt an inspiration for Purcell’s Dido & Aeneas.
Venus and Adonis will be complimented in the first half by Purcell settings of Shakespeare.
Online booking is available but if you prefer to book tickets by post please download our booking form, complete and send with SAE and a cheque
Last approximately one hour.
Last approximately two hours with one interval
during which juice and wine are served.
Wheelchair access available. Please advise in advance.
Please note that tickets cannot be exchanged nor money refunded.
Tickets to recitals and concerts do not include free admittance to the house.
We reserve the right to refuse admission and change the programme and/or instrument without notice.
It may not always be possible to admit latecomers to the Music Room.
Stiletto heels should not be worn.