L’arte non è mai finita, ma solo abbandonata.

Leonardo Da Vinci

Domus Artium is dedicated to excellence in the arts and to bringing back the tradition of patrons opening the doors of their historic homes and palaces for performances, exhibitions and food and wine events.

Events

Spanish Music: Angel Romero & Nina Kotova

12th March 2022 – Castello Chigi in Castel Fusano

In support of families in Ukraine

EVENT PROGRAM (from 5.30 pm)

• Welcome drink
• Concert in the Gallery of Geographical Maps
• Aperitif in the Castle Halls
• Dinner with the Chef dei Chigi and the wines of San Filippo Montalcino

The classical guitarist Angel Romero, one of the finest performers of his generation, and the prestigious cellist Nina Kotova will be the protagonists of the concert that will be framed by the Chigi Castle, a seventeenth-century estate immersed in the centuries-old pine forest of Castel Fusano.

The event will be enhanced by the participation of our Wine Partner San Filippo Montalcino, one of the most important award-winning wineries in Italy, and by a buffet dinner in which the Chef of the Chigi family will propose the family dishes with recipes handed down through the years.

The profits for this concert will be donated to help support Ukrainian children and their families.

 

Hélène Grimaud

14th March 2022 – Palazzo Colonna, Roma

In support of families in Ukraine

EVENT PROGRAM (from 6.30 pm)

• Welcome drink
• Concert in the Great Hall of the Gallery
• Tasting of San Filippo Montalcino wines

The recital by Hélène Grimaud, world-famous piano star, marks the start of an extraordinary collaboration between Domus Artium and Palazzo Colonna, one of the most evocative places in Rome. The recital by the French pianist will be hosted in the Great Hall of the Colonna Gallery, among paintings and works of art that are unique in the world, right in the heart of the capital.

Our Wine Partner of the event will be San Filippo Montalcino, an award-winning company that has reached the top of the world rankings with its wines.

The profits for this concert will be donated to help support Ukrainian children and their families.

 

Luca Pisaroni

2nd April 2022 – Palazzo Colonna, Roma

Italian bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni who has established himself as one of the most charismatic and versatile singers performing today will present a rare recital of vocal favourites.

Artists

Locations

Castello Ruspoli

Principi ruspoli

Castello Ruspoli is a 16th-century castle situated In northern Lazio. The area has the greatest concentration of historic gardens in the world and is surrounded by vineyards, olive trees and Italy’s largest producers of hazel nuts. Castello Ruspoli continues to be the property of the Ruspoli family, an old and noble Italian family. It is well known for its Renaissance-era Giardino all’italiana.

A fortress that guards a family story through time; through the restoration and measures of preservation taken by the Ruspoli family, this masterpiece is known throughout the world, especially in Europe, as being one of the most unique gardens of the Renaissance period.

Castello Odescalchi di Bracciano

Principi Odescalchi

The majestic Odescalchi Castle, one of the most beautiful and imposing Renaissance mansions in Europe, lies a few kilometres north of Rome.

Opened to the public by the Livio IV Odescalchi Foundation, it was built in the 15th century, and combines the functions of a military defence structure and a civilian residence of the feudal lords of the period, the Orsini and Borgia, both papal families.

As one of the largest and best-maintained castles in Italy, it also houses a museum; as a centre of cultural events, the Castello has hosted several high-profile weddings such as the marriage of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes.

Castello Odescalchi di Bracciano

Principi Odescalchi

The majestic Odescalchi Castle, one of the most beautiful and imposing Renaissance mansions in Europe, lies a few kilometres north of Rome.

Opened to the public by the Livio IV Odescalchi Foundation, it was built in the 15th century, and combines the functions of a military defence structure and a civilian residence of the feudal lords of the period, the Orsini and Borgia, both papal families.

As one of the largest and best-maintained castles in Italy, it also houses a museum; as a centre of cultural events, the Castello has hosted several high-profile weddings such as the marriage of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes.

Castello Chigi in Castel Fusano

Principi Chigi delle Rovere

The estate of the Principi Chigi, immersed in the centuries-old pine forest of Castel Fusano, is a perfect combination of art, history and nature.

The seventeenth-century castle defined by Antonio Nibbi as “the enchanted palace in a desert region” stands on an area rich in Roman settlements and is told through an extraordinary cycle of paintings by the young Pietro da Cortona. The tiny chapel, a Baroque masterpiece and the spectacular gallery some geographical maps offer a representation of the world from mythical origins to episodes of Roman history, inserted in the cycle of seasons and elements.

Castel Fusano has always been a much loved estate by Family in ancient times as a hunting wildlife park today because far from the bustle of the city you arrive in a real paradise on earth.

Official Hotel Partner

J.K. Place Roma

Intimate, discreet and exclusive, J.K. Place, part of the Palazzo
Borghese, is a luxurious boutique hotel surrounded by the Eternal City’s major points of interest.

Within walking distance of the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon and Piazza Navona, this Roman Residence is nestled in the heart of the Urbe.

Countless positive reviews have praised J.K. Place, including Travel+Leisure, Wallpaper, Forbes Travel Guide, The New York Times and Condé Nast Traveler.

Food & Wine

Curated by Andrea Petrini

Author. Journalist. Restaurant Critic. Food Curator.

Andrea Petrini has been writing for more than 30 years on food, wine, travels and topics such as music, contemporary art, literature and films for major publications in France and elsewhere.

He is the cofounder of the former Cook it Raw (2009-2012) and the mastermind of GELINAZ!, international Think Tank of avant-garde chefs performing food worldwide.

Time Magazine has crowned Andrea Petrini “God of Food” in their annual Time Food Special Issue and he has also been included in The Telegraph Visionnaries collector issue as a major food world leader.

Antonio Ziantoni

Chef. Innovator. Visionary.

Antonio Ziantoni is one of the exponents of the new young Italian cuisine, with cultural foundations well rooted in the territory and international influences.

Antonio has recently been awarded the 2021 Michelin Young Chef Award for his restaurant, Zia, in Trastavere, Rome.

Silvia Regi Baracchi

Maitre de Maison & Chef

Silvia Regi Baracchi inherited from her family a deep passion for good food and a strong sensitivity for the traditions of the Etrurian region.

In 1989 she opened Il Falconiere, a Michelin-starred Restaurant, that together with the Relais is part of “Relais & Chateaux” family.

Official Wine Partners

Marchesi Antinori

A story passed down through 26 generations. The Antinori family has been committed to the art of winemaking for over six centuries since 1385 when Giovanni di Piero Antinori became a member, of the “Arte Fiorentina dei Vinattieri”, the Florentine Winemakers’ Guild. All throughout its history, twenty-six generations long, the Antinori family has managed the business directly making innovative and sometimes bold decisions while upholding the utmost respect for traditions and the environment.

Baracchi

The Baracchi Winery, located in the rolling hills of Cortona, under a shining Tuscan sun, has been producing wine for 5 generations, since 1860. Riccardo Baracchi wanted to combine and share the world of hospitality, fine dining and wellness with the production of great wines. Together with his son Benedetto and the oenologist and agronomist Stefano Chioccioli, he created a modern and dynamic company. The philosophy is to produce wines that are mirror and expression of the land, but also able to reinterpret it during the seasons using new techniques. Always with the utmost attention to the quality and genuineness of the products.

San Filippo Montalcino

Located in the Tuscan territory of Montalcino, San Filippo Montalcino is one of the most prestigious wineries for the production of Tuscan red wines. Thanks to its four vineyards (La Storta, Le Raffiche, Le Lucére and La Smarrita) and to 1000 m2 of modern and functional cellars, San Filippo Montalcino rose to the top of the most prestigious worldwide ranking with the 3rd place and 97 points of Wine Spectator’s “Top 100 Wines of the World” of 2020. On the podium the Brunello di Montalcino Le Lucére 2015.

About Us

Domus Artium brings together a collective of musicians, artists,  dancers,  chefs, curators and thinkers to collaborate with arts patrons in Rome for a series of events and performances in their homes and palaces.

We believe that that live performances and experiences bringing people together are increasingly more important in the digital world we live in.  Domus Artium strives to bring back a tradition where time, personal contact and the live experience are valued resources.

Join us for a simultaneous adventure into the past, the present and the future.

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Board of Advisors

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