David Latulippe

Announcer, Arts & Cultural Host

David Latulippe is host of Open Air, KALW's weekly radio magazine of the performing arts, as well as for Explorations in Music, and the Berkeley Symphony broadcasts.   He has also hosted and produced the radio series From the Conservatory, Music from Mills, and Music at Menlo, and is principal guest host for Revolutions Per Minute. 

In addition to work in radio and voiceover, he is a vocalist, flutist, and piccolo player.  He has been heard in various orchestral and chamber music settings with the Bay Area Rainbow Symphony, the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, Golden Gate Opera, the San Francisco Concerto Orchestra and the BC Orchestra, and has performed internationally as soloist and with orchestras in Austria, Ireland and Taiwan.  He has also narrated such children’s classics as Peter & the Wolf and Tubby the Tuba.

While living in New York, David was heard on New York City’s signature public radio station, WNYC, as host for news and classical music programs.  He was music consultant to director Mike Nichols, for his HBO productions of Wit and Angels in America.  Recent commercial work include on and off-camera projects for Oracle, Cisco, Roundtable Pizza, RadioShack, Yahoo!, and the Marin Dreamhouse Raffle, among others.

David lives in San Francisco with his partner of 28 years, Ronn Seely, and two ceaselessly entertaining cats named Midge and Steve.  Visit his website.

Ways to Connect

Moderator Dana Rodriguez is joined by technical editor Kira Pace and tech researcher Eric Barela.

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9pm  ~ “Remembrance” (5/4/17 concert)

Christian Reif, guest conductor

Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No.13, "Babi Yar"

Denis Sedov, bass soloist

Marika Kuzma, chorusmaster

Men's Chorus, to include: Alumni of the Chamber Chorus of the University of California, Alumni of the Pacific Boychoir Academy, Members of the St. John of San Francisco Russian Orthodox Chorale

Thomas Edison spoke for the first time on radio on this date in 1926.  

Today,  is Friday, May 19, 2017 the 139th day of the year with 226 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 5:56am  
  • Sunset: 8:17pm

...giving us 14 hours and 20 minutes of daylight.  52% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 2:37pm

This week on Open Air, KALW's radio magazine of the Bay Area performing arts scene, you'll hear about the Central Works production of "Edward King" written and directed by Gary Graves, a new comedy about finding your roots.  Liss Fain talks about the Liss Fain Dance premiere of "Known Once" based on stories collected in partnership with 826 Valencia as well as The Redwoods, a mixed-income residential community for seniors in Mill Valley; actor Adam Strau

(photo: Heather Talbert)

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 9pm - “Relevance” (1/26/17 concert)

Christian Reif, guest conductor

Mason Bates: Cello Concerto (Bay Area Premiere)

Joshua Roman, cello

(Joshua's encore was "Julie-O" by former Turtle Island Quartet cellist Mark Sumner)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B flat Major, Op. 60

(The Berkeley Symphony "encore" to fill out the broadcast time was the Mozart "Requiem", from their April 30, 2015 concert in Zellerbach Hall.)

 

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined tonight by teacher Laurie Fischer and the San Francisco Chronicle's Music Critic, Joshua Kosman.

Happy birthday to the late, great George Carlin.

  Today is Friday, May 12, 2017, the 132nd day of the year; 233 days remain – it’s 39 days until spring.

  • Sunrise: 6:02am
  • Sunset: 8:11pm

…giving us 14 hours and 8 minutes of daylight.  99% of the waning moon is visible, rising at 9:53pm.

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 9pm - “Reverence” (12/8/16 concert)

Elim Chan, guest conductor 

  Rose Aguilar and her guests discuss journalism that stood out this week. 

Guest:

Alia Malek: award winning journalist and civil rights lawyer

Happy Birthday to Python alum Michael Palin. Today is Friday, May 5, 2017 the 125th day of the year with 240 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:09am    
  • Sunset: 8:04pm

Tune in to the full 2016-17 season of the Berkeley Symphony, Monday evenings in May at 9pm, hosted by David Latulippe.

Pamper your dog today! Today is Thursday, April 27, 2017 the 147th day of the year with 248 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:18am
  • Sunset: 7:57pm...giving us 13 hours and 38 minutes of daylight.  It’s a New Moon, none of it will be visible.

Thank you, Frederick Law Olmstead (1822-1903), for Prospect Park in Brooklyn, and Happy Birthday!

Today is Wednesday, April 26, 2017 the 146th day of the year with 249 days remaining.

Sunrise: 6:19am  

Sunset: 7:56pm

...giving us 13 hours and 34 minutes of daylight.  None of the moon will be visible, it’s new!

Happy Birthday Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996)! Enjoy special centennery remembrances during Morning Edition and All Things Considered today...

Today is Tuesday, April 25, 2017 the 145th day of the year with 250 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:21am
  • Sunset: 7:55pm

...giving us 13 hours and 32 minutes of daylight.  9% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 6:05pm

It's Pigs-in-a-Blanket Day!  Today is Monday, April 24, 2017 the 144th day of the year with 251 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:41am  
  • Sunset: 7:41pm

...giving us 13 hours and 32 minutes of daylight.  97% of the waning moon will be visible, rising at 7:24pm.
 

Tides at the Golden Gate

  Rose Aguilar and her guests discuss journalism that stood out this week.

This week's guests:

Guests:

Shane Bauer, award winning senior reporter at Mother Jones

Wes Enzinna, senior editor and writer at Mother Jones

It's Lima Bean Appreciation Day!  

Today is Thursday, April 20, 2017 the 109th day of the year with 255 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:27am  
  • Sunset: 7:50pm

...giving us 13 hours and 23 minutes of daylight.  46% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 1:46pm.

It's National Garlic Day!  Today is Wednesday, April 19, 2017 the 108th day of the year with 256 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:28am  
  • Sunset: 7:50pm

...giving us 13 hours and 21 minutes of daylight.  56% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 12:48pm.

Today is Tuesday, April 18, 2017 the 107th day of the year with 257 days remaining. Funny man Conan O'Brien turns 54 today!

  • Sunrise: 6:30am  
  • Sunset: 7:49pm

...giving us  13 hours and 19 minutes of daylight.  65% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 11:53am.

It's Bat Appreciation Day!  Today is Monday, April 17, 2017 the 106 day of the year with 258 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:31am  
  • Sunset: 7:48pm

...giving us 13 hours and 16 minutes of daylight.  74% of the waning moon will be visible, rising at 12:48am.

It's Scrabble Day!  Today is Thursday, April 13th, 2017 the 103rd day of the year with 262 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:37am  
  • Sunset: 7:44pm

...giving us 13 hours and 7 minutes of daylight.  97% of the now slowly waning moon will be visible, rising at 10:12pm

Enjoy Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day!  Today is Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 the 102nd day of the year with 263 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:38am  
  • Sunset: 7:43pm

...giving us 13 hours and 5 minutes of daylight.  99% of the moon will be visible, rising at 9:17pm

The Elks Club was organized on this day in 1876.  Today is Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 the 101st day of the year with 264 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:40am  
  • Sunset: 7:42pm

...giving us 13 hours and 2 minutes of daylight.  99% of the waxing moon will be visible, rising at 8:21pm

Celebrate ASPCA Day!  Today is Monday, April 10th, 2017 the 100th day of the year with 265 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:41am  
  • Sunset: 7:41pm

...giving us 13 hours of daylight.  97% of the waxing moon will be visible, rising at 7:24pm

Rose Aguilar and her guests discuss journalism that stood out this week.

Guests:

Borzou Daragahi, Middle East correspondent for BuzzFeed News 

Chris McGreal, senior writer for the Guardian US

Peter Waldman, investigative reporter with Bloomberg

Celebrate California Poppies Day today, Thursday, April 6, 2017 - the 96th day of the year with 269 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:47am  
  • Sunset: 7:38pm

...giving us 12 hours and 50 minutes of daylight.  71% of the moon will be visible, rising at 3:26pm.

Today is Wednesday, April 5, 2017 the 95th day of the year with 270 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:48am  
  • Sunset: 7:37pm

...giving us 12 hours and 48 minutes of daylight.  61% of the waxing moon will be visible, rising at 2:24pm.

Today is Tuesday, April 4, 2017 the 94th day of the year with 271 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:50am  
  • Sunset: 7:36pm

Today is Monday, April 3, 2017 the 93rd day of the year with 272 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:51am  
  • Sunset: 7:35pm

...giving us 12 hours and 43 minutes of daylight.  39% of the waxing moon will be visible, setting at 1:59am

Today is Thursday, March 30th, 2017 the 90th day of the year with 276 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:57am  
  • Sunset: 7:31pm

...giving us 12 hours and 34 minutes of daylight.  4% of the waxing moon will be visible, setting at 10:47pm

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