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.

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Felix Mendelssohn born this day in 1809...(and on the program tonight at sfsymphony.org)

Sunrise:  7:10am

Sunset: 5:37pm

16% of the waning moon is visible, setting at 3:00pm

Lance Huntley

This week, director L. Peter Callender talks about the African American Shakespeare Company production of George C.

Sunrise:  7:11am   ~   Sunset: 5:36pm

25% of the waning moon is visible, setting this afternoon at 2:05pm

Almanac ~ 1-14-16

Jan 14, 2016

14th day of 2016, 352 days remain Sunrise:  7:24amSunset: 5:13pm Moonrise: 10:24am (16% visible)Moonset: 10:43pm Tides at the Golden GateHigh: 3:00am/2:26pmLow: 8:25am/8:39pm International Celebrations today include... New Year (Orthodox) - Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Russia, UkraineOld New Year's Day - MacedoniaRatification Day - USA It's also... Caesarean Section DayInternational Kite DayDress Up Your Pet DayOrganize Your Home Day On this da

Almanac ~ 1-13-16

Jan 13, 2016

13th day of 2016, 353 remain Sunrise: 7:25amSunset: 5:12pm Moonrise: 9:47am (9% visible)Moonset: 9:36pm Tides at the Golden GateHigh: 2:17am/1:28pmLow: 7:24am/7:51pm International Celebrations today include... Defenders of Freedom Day - LithuaniaLiberation Day - TogoSt.

Almanac ~ 1-12-16

Jan 12, 2016

Today is the 12th day of 2016, 354 days remain Sunrise:  7:25amSunset: 5:11pm Moonrise: 9:07am (3% visible, waxing)Moonset: 8:29pm Tides at the Golden GateHigh: 1:36am/12:37pmLow: 6:30am/7:07pm International Celebrations today include... Arbor Day - JordanCommemoration or Remembrance Day - TurkmenistanNational Pharmacist Day- USAStephen Foster Memorial Day - USA (died this day in 1864 at 37)Youth Day - IndiaZanzibar Revolution Day - Tanzania It's also...

Almanac ~ 1-12-16

Jan 12, 2016

Today is the 12th day of 2016, 354 days remain Sunrise:  7:25amSunset: 5:11pm Moonrise: 9:07am (3% visible, waxing)Moonset: 8:29pm Tides at the Golden GateHigh: 1:36am/12:37pmLow: 6:30am/7:07pm International Celebrations today include... Arbor Day - JordanCommemoration or Remembrance Day - TurkmenistanNational Pharmacist Day- USAStephen Foster Memorial Day - USA (died this day in 1864 at 37)Youth Day - IndiaZanzibar Revolution Day - Tanzania It's also...

This week a special Christmas Eve edition of Open Air - host David Latulippe shares part of last week’s concerts presented by the New Century Chamber Orchestra with the San Francisco Girls Chorus, "Holiday Lights", with music by JS Bach, Charles Gounod, traditional carols, and a touch of PDQ Bach, recorded live at the Herbst Theater here in San Francisco on Saturday, December 19, 2015.

Due to technical delays around KALW's move to temporary quarters, no panelists or calls tonight.  Moderator Dana Rodriguez instead shared some of his favorite recordings. 

This week's panelists:  author Gerry Nachmann and the San Francisco Chronicle's Leah Garchik, with moderator Dana Rodriguez. 

This week's panelists:  teacher/photographer Pauline Teichman and San Francisco Chronicle Music Critic Joshua Kosman, with moderator Dana Rodriguez.

This week's panel: author Gerry Nachman and teacher Lorrie Fisher with moderator Dana Rodriguez.

This week's panelists:  author Gerry Nachman and San Francisco Chronicle columnist Leah Garchik with moderator Dana Rodriguez.

Musicologist Robert Greenberg and the Alexander String Quartet explore composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s music while in Vienna during the last decade of his short life: 1781-1791.  David Latulippe is host.  Monday at 9pm.

Minds Over Matter ~ 11/8/15

Nov 8, 2015

Tonight's panelists are Dana Rodriguez, author Gerry Nachman, and the San Francisco Chronicle's Music Critic Joshua Kosman.

With her the force will be this December once again.  Happy Birthday, Carrie Fisher.

Composer Charles Ives, born this day in 1874.

292th day of 2015, 73 remaining

  • Sunrise: 7:22am
  • Sunset: 6:27pm
  • Moonrise: 1:14pm (29% visible)
  • Moonset: 11:42pm

Tides at the Golden Gate:

  • High: 5:35am/4:18pm
  • Low: 10:15am/11:04pm

Special celebrations today include... 

288th day of 2015, 77 days remain

  • Sunrise: 7:18am
  • Sunset: 6:33pm
  • Moonrise: 9:41am (3% of the waxing moon is visible)
  • Moonset: 8:26pm

Tides at the Golden Gate:

  • High: 1:55am/1:19pm
  • Low: 7:03am/7:07pm

Special Celebrations today around the world...

287th day of 2015, 78 remaining

  • Sunrise: 7:17am
  • Sunset: 6:34pm

New Moon

Tides at the Golden Gate:

  • High: 1:13am/12:49pm
  • Low: 6:31am/7:07pm

Special Celebrations today around the world...

Day of Formation of the Tajik Republic - Tajikistan

Founder's Day & Youth Day - Zaire (Democratic Congo)

Petkouden - Bulgaria

279th day of 2015, 86 days remain

278th day of 2015, 87 days remain

  • Sunrise: 7:09am
  • Sunset: 6:47pm
  • Moonrise: 12:30am (50% visible)
  • Moonset: 2:47pm

Tides at the Golden Gate

  • High: 7:34am/6:30pm
  • Low: 12:14am/12:42pm

Special Celebrations today...

271st day of 2015, 94 remaining

  • Sunrise: 7:03am
  • Sunset: 6:58pm
  • Moonset: 7:38am
  • Moonrise: 7:36pm

Tides at the Golden Gate:

  • High: 12:01am/12:21pm
  • Low: 5:47am/6:19pm

It's...

Almanac ~ 9-28-15

Sep 27, 2015
  • Sunrise: 7:03am
  • Sunset: 6:58pm
  • Moonset: 7:38am
  • Moonrise: 7:36pm

Tides at the Golden Gate:

  • High: 12:01am/12:21pm
  • Low:  5:47am/6:19pm

On this day in:

1066 - England was invaded by William the Conqueror who claimed the English throne.

 

Jim Norrena

  This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks with playwright Patricia Milton and composer Caroline Altman about their original musical comedy “Moments of Truth,” being staged by 3Girls Theatre Company;  Mugwumpin co-founders Christopher White and Joe Estlack talk about their two-man take-down of the Hollywood disaster film genre at the Intersection for the Arts - "Blockbuster Season;" Smuin Ballet's Artistic Director Celia Fushille shares details about the dance company’s new season; and Ann Randolph talks about her acclaimed solo show “Loveland,” which returns to The Marsh.  Plus, arts contributor Dianne Keogh with an update on cultural offerings on the peninsula.  

Open Air with David Latulippe; heard live on September 24, 2015 at 1pm. Listen now orr anytime...

This week moderator Dana Rodriguez and his regular cast of characters:  the San Francisco Chronicle's Leah Garchik and author Gerry Nachmann. 

Minds Over Matter ~ 9/13/15

Sep 13, 2015

Moderator Dana Rodriguez this week with panelists Gerry Nachman & Lorrie Fisher.

  

On this week's Open Air, you’ll learn about the Opera San Jose performances of “Tosca” from conductor Joseph Marcheso; pianist Keith Porter-Snell talks about his collaboration with the Bay Area Rainbow Symphony this Saturday; and a live performance by flutist/electronicist  Daniel Riera, appearing Saturday at the Red Poppy Art House.  

Plus, Peter Robinson shares a film review and has Shakespeare suggestions for the waning days of summer. Open Air with David Latulippe; heard live on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 1pm. Listen anytime...

 On this week's Open Air, you'll hear about the Hillbarn Theatre's production of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" from actors David Blackburn and Tracy Chiappone; and about the new seasons of the San Francisco Wind Ensemble and the Aurora Theatre, which opens its season with the Bay Area Premiere of Marisa Wegrzyn's Mud Blue Sky - we'll hear from the three female leads who star as flight attendants in the production, Rebecca Dines, Jamie Jones, and Laura Jane Bailey. Also, a live studio performance from Brenden Guy and the On Found Sound String Quartet, prior to their Saturday appearance at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.  

Open Air with David Latulippe; heard live on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 1pm. Listen now or anytime...

This week's panel:  moderator Dana Rodriguez with author Gerry Nachman, and San Francisco Chronicle writer Steve Rubenstein.

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