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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57th day of 2016, 309 days remaining in the year.  Happy birthday to the original Man in Black.

Sunrise: 6:46am

Sunset: 6:00pm

Moonrise: 9:53pm, 91% of the waning moon will be visible.

56th day of 2016, 310 days remaining in the year, on this, Pierre Auguste Renoir's birthday

Sunrise 6:47am

Sunset: 5:59pm

Moonrise: 8:59pm, 96% of the now-waning moon is visible.

The sun shines brightly today...on Nicolas Copernicus's birthday!

50th day of 2016, 316 remaining

Sunrise:  6:55am   Sunset: 5:53pm

Moonset: 4:44am   Moonrise:  3:19pm, 84% of the waxing moon will be visible, heading towards a full moon on February 22.

49th day of 2016, 317 remaining

Sunrise:  6:56am    Sunset: 5:52pm

Moonset: 3:55am   Moonrise:  2:22pm, 76% of the waxing moon will be visible, heading towards a full moon on February 22.

43rd Day of 2016, 323 Remaining

Spring Begins in 36 Days

Sunrise: 7:03am    Sunset: 5:45pm

10 Hours 42 Minutes of sunlight today

42nd Day of 2016, 324 Remaining

Spring Begins in 37 Days

Sunrise: 7:04am

Sunset: 5:44pm

10 Hours 40 Minutes of daylight today

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. Wolfe’s contemporary, devastating and satirical masterpiece, "The Colored Museum;" you'll also hear about the Cutting Ball Theatre's production of "Ondine" from playwright Katherine Sherman.  Charith Premawardhana updates us on Classical Revolution happenings, we'll have a visit with conductor Masaaki Suzuki, who is making his San Francisco Symphony conducting debut, and regular contributor Peter Robinson previews the Mostly British Film Festival screenings at the Vogue Theater in San Francisco.  Open Air with David Latulippe ~ Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 1pm.

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 Tajchman and San Francisco Chronicle Music Critic Joshua Kosman, with moderator Dana Rodriguez.

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

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

Fall 2016:  

Musicologist Robert Greenberg and the Alexander String Quartet explore "Beethoven - Before & After" to examine some of the ways Beethoven influenced some of the composers that followed him.  (October 3-24)

Then, an encore presentation of Explorations' "Inspiration" season, which examined the connections between contemporary composers and the classic string quartet repertoire.  (October 31 - November 28)

KALW's David Latulippe is host.  Mondays 9-11pm.

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.

 

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