David Latulippe

Announcer, Arts & Cultural Host

David Latulippe is a voice actor as well as 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 Roundtable Pizza, RadioShack, Yahoo! and the Marin Dreamhouse Raffle, among others.

For KALW, David is an announcer and administrator and was co-founding producer of Out in the Bay.  He has hosted and produced From the Conservatory, Music from Mills, and Music at Menlo, and is principal guest host for Then & Now.  He is currently host of Open Air, Explorations in Music, and the Berkeley Symphony broadcasts.

David lives in San Francisco with his partner of 25 years, Ronn Seely, and a ceaselessly entertaining cat named Midge.  Visit his website.

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11:48am

Mon November 26, 2012
Berkeley Symphony ~ 12/2 & 12/3

Berkeley Symphony Broadcast

Broadcast of the opening concert of the Berkeley Symphony Orchestra from October of this year.  Music director Joana Carneiro led the ensemble in Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony, Charles Ives’ “The Unanswered Question”, and the World Premiere of Paul Dresher’s “Concerto for Quadrachord”, played by the composer (pictured) on an instrument he invented.  David Latulippe hosts the broadcast, with special interview features.   Sunday 12/2 at 4pm; Monday 12/3 at 9pm. 

1:48pm

Tue November 20, 2012
Thanksgiving Day ~ 1pm

Giving Thanks

Host John Birge creates a thoughtful, contemporary reflection on the meaning of Thanksgiving, which this year includes music from pianist Jacqueline Schwab, who provided the music for Ken Burns' "The Civil War." Also, a Thanksgiving blessing from Baxter Black and a visit from poet and former NEA chairman Dana Gioia, plus a tribute to the great writer Nora Ephron, with a warm and funny highlight of her visit last year.    Full program details here.  Thursday at 1pm.  (Open Air returns next week.)

3:10pm

Wed November 14, 2012
Open Air ~ 11/15/12

Mike & Wesla ~ Resound Ensemble ~ Tosca ~ Les Sirenes

On this week's vocally-rich program, host David Latulippe talks with the dynamic piano/vocal duo Mike Greensill and Wesla Whitfield, who have a run at the Rrazz Room, with Ryan Connolly and Charu Juneja of the Resound Vocal Ensemble, with Kathryn Mueller of Les Sirenes, and with tenor Brian Jagde who is singing in the San Francisco Opera production of “Tosca.”  Plus, Peter Robinson stops by with his cultural picks and pans.  Open Air:  Originally broadcast 11/15/12 at 1pm.  Listen anytime here.


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3:56pm

Tue November 6, 2012
Africa Mix ~ 11/8/12

Rupa & The April Fishes on Africa Mix

Host Emmanuel Nado welcomes lead singer Rupa to talk about the band's latest release, "Build" and to share her unique story.  She was born to Indian parents in San Francisco and raised in the US, India, and the south of France.  Rupa & The April Fishes are one of the hottest musical acts to come out of San Francisco in the several years.  The band, which takes its name from the French version of April Fool’s Day,  is the foremost exponent of a style which cross all music boundaries.  Whether singing in French,  Spanish,  English, Romany, Hindi, or Trotzil,  she echoes the roots of all t

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10:42am

Tue November 6, 2012
Open Air ~ 11/8/12

Tommy Tune ~ Michael Morgan ~ Barbara Oliver ~ Austin Forbord

Join host David Latulippe for a talk with Broadway legend Tommy Tune, local theatre royalty Barbara Oliver, Oakland East Bay Symphony music director Michael Morgan, and Austin Forbord who directed and produced the documentary “Stage Left:  A Story of Theater in San Francisco.”  Open Air:  Originally broadcast on Thursday 11/8/12 at 1pm.

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