The Wedding of Venice to the Sea, performed by Ars Antigua
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A program presenting the history of the yearly ceremony in which The Doge of Venice would lead a flotilla of gondolas into the lagoon to perform a ritual nuptial between Venice and the sea…sealed by casting a jewel encrusted Papal ring into the waves of Venice Lagoon.The concert includes works by Vivaldi, Caccini and Praetorius.