Have you ever wondered what chamber music is? Or why Vivaldi’s Four Seasons is so popular? Get a fresh take on classical music today in this Captivated by… interview with Dana Zimbric, the Artistic Director and Conductor of the California Chamber Orchestra. The California Chamber Orchestra, Southern California’s premiere regional chamber orchestra, will perform Antonio
Ranked as one of the top films of all time by the American Film Institute, the British Film Institute, and Sight & Sound consecutively for several years, it’s no secret that Alfred Hitchcock’s 1958 film Vertigo is a film that captivates people — over and over again. But what makes it so brilliant? Surely Psycho
This #GivingTuesday, Casa Romantica launched a new video campaign called #CultureMatters. The campaign, which is comprised of three videos as well as related social media, highlights Casa Romantica’s core mission to make arts, culture, history, and education accessible to everyone in the Orange County community. Viewers are encouraged to share the video with their friends
Stefan Roos is a Swiss-born guitarist whose sensual approach to Classical and Spanish styles has earned him rave reviews from the stage at Lincoln Center in New York City to philharmonic halls across Europe. Casa Romantica interviewed Roos, who performs for the Casa Classic series on Thursday, November 30, about his respect of silence, how
On October 17, 2017, Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens accepted the Achievement Award for Outstanding Arts Organization from Arts Orange County (ArtsOC), the officially-designated local arts agency of the County of Orange and its official state-local arts agency partner. The 18th Annual OC Arts Awards was held at the Samueli Theater in Costa Mesa,
Dress like a flapper, a rum-runner, a film star or a sheik! Join us in style for a celebration of the Ole Hanson home and Orange County’s brightest idea of the 1920s: San Clemente, Spanish Village by the Sea. The whole family is welcome. Eat cake, dance to live jazz music, play board games as the Hanson
Casa Romantica welcomed a new exhibit this summer that combines horticulture with art. Casa Coastal: Rebecca Louise Law is an ambitious exploration of art and horticulture, pivoting on a community dialogue about the importance of native and water-wise plants in coastal Southern California. A year-long educational initiative has culminated in an immersive installation artwork designed by renowned
“The commissioned dances for Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens’ Casa Kinetic: Contemporary Dance Collective transformed each of the sites that inspired the choreography,” writes Lisa Black in her review of Casa Kinetic: Contemporary Dance Collective on Friday, April 21, 2017 at Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens.