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 Vivaldi’s Four Seasons concerti in their entirety on February 8, 2018 at Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens. Casa Romantica interviewed Zimbric to learn more about the orchestra and the program.
WATCH: In the first part of the interview, Zimbric explains chamber music, the California Chamber Orchestra, and the concerti that the orchestra will perform: Anonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.
Casa Romantica also asked Zimbric about guest soloist Annelle K. Gregory, who will play the violin concerto line which leads each musical piece.
WATCH: In the second part of the interview, Zimbric talks about the performance’s guest soloist, Annelle K. Gregory. The award-winning violinist will lead the violin concerti in Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons.’
Zimbric is the orchestra’s Conductor, and also its Artistic Director. How do the two roles complement each other?
WATCH: In the third part of the interview, Zimbric explains the benefits and challenges of being both Artistic Director and Conductor.
Casa Romantica is committed to working with artists and thought leaders who share our passionate advocacy of arts and cultural education for everyone, and particular for children. Casa Romantica asked to learn more about Zimbric’s contributions to this issue.
WATCH: In the fourth part of the interview, Zimbric talks about why arts education is so important.
Interested in attending the California Chamber Orchestra’s February 8, 2018 performance of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons at Casa Romantica? Click here to buy tickets.
This four-segment interview is part of Casa Romantica’s ‘Captivated by…‘ interview series, connecting artists and thought-leaders to audiences worldwide.
Music: Antoni Vivaldi, ‘Concerto No. 1 in E major, Op. 8, RV 269, “La primavera” (Spring)’