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

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.