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

Host Alan Farley talks with vocalist Paula West about her new CD “Live at Jazz Standard” recorded with the George Mesterhazy Quartet, and with baritone Torlef Borsting, who is singing in the San Jose Opera production of La Traviata.

Listen anytime this week via KALW's Local Music Player.

Listen anytime this week via KALW's Local Music Player.  Host Chloe Veltman is joined by Chloe and Rachel Tietjen of the T Sisters, an Oakland-based singing group, for a talk about how voices can create lush harmonic vistas.

On today's 1pm broadcast of Alternative Radio:  "Inside Kashmir" with Mohamad Junaid.

Sunrise: 7:21am  Sunset: 6:15pm

Tides at the Golden Gate:   High: 12:02am/11:00am   Low: 4:54am/5:34pm

National Nurse Anesthetists Week
Clean Out Your Inbox Week
National Handwriting Analysis Week
National Nuclear Science Week
No Name Calling Week

National Rhubarb Pie Day

St. Bernard of Vienne, patron of farm workers and field hands

Photo by Timmy Wheelan

Listen this week anytime via KALW's Local Music Player.  One of the leading, living exponents of the New York/Sligo fiddle style, DeMarco will perform live accompanied by Richard Mandel on guitar.  Saturday, January 21 at 3pm on KALW.

The Capitol Steps

Jan 1, 2012

Join us for an annual skewering of Washington politics via comedic sketches and songs.  Monday at 7pm.

Annie Leibovitz

Dec 7, 2011

Alan talks with noted photographer Annie Leibovitz about her new book, Pilgrimage, which documents her journey to the homes and working places of figures influencial in her life.

Song of America

Dec 7, 2011

Mondays at 9pm. Acclaimed baritone Thomas Hampson is your host for programs that shed light on music within the larger theme of American history, featuring archival and modern recordings, plus stories and insights from Hampson about the people and events that inspired those songs. 

Visit the Song of America website here.

Alan's guest is choreographer Alonzo King, whose Lines Ballet Company is approaching its thirtieth anniversary.  Here are a few of Alonzo's Favorite Things:  1. Zakir Hussain: Scheherazade; 2. Hovhaness: Symphony No 2, Mysterious Mountain (opening); 3. Pharoah Sanders: Creator Has a Master Plan (beginning); 4. Sephardic music; Potiphar's Wife; 5. Sephardic music; Las Estrellas De Los Cielos. 

 Next week, Alan is joined by Mark Rucker, Associate Artistic Director of ACT.

 

SFUSD Board Meeting

Nov 15, 2011

Tonight, beginning at 6pm, KALW will broadcast live gavel-to-gavel coverage of the bi-monthly San Francisco Unified School Board meeting from 555 Franklin Street in San Francisco. While the board is in closed session, educator Carol Kocivar presents an interview feature on an educational topic. 

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