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.



Wed September 10, 2014
KALW Almanac

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Howe knew how...see 1846 below

253nd day of 2014, 112 remaining

  • Sunrise: 6:48am
  • Sunset: 7:25pm
  • Moonset: 7:39am
  • Moonrise: 7:31pm, 99% visible

Tides at the Golden Gate:

  • High: 12:48am/1:16pm
  • Low: 6:38am/7:09pm

Special celebrations/commemorations today...

Gibraltar National Day - Gibraltar

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Tue September 9, 2014
KALW Almanac

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

See 1926 below...

252nd day of 2014, 113 remaining

  • Sunrise: 6:47am
  • Sunset: 7:27pm
  • Moonset: 7:29am
  • Moonrise: 7:52pm, 99% visible

Tides at the Golden Gate:

  • High: 12:37pm
  • Low: 5:55am/6:19pm

Special reasons to celebrate today...

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Fri August 29, 2014
KALW Almanac

Friday, August 29, 2014

Happy Birthday, Ingrid Bergman (1915-1982)

241st day of 2014, 124 remaining

  • Sunrise 6:38am
  • Sunset 7:44pm
  • Moonrise 10:27am, 9% visible
  • Moonset 9:49pm

Tides at the Golden Gate

  • High: 2:16am/2:45pm   
  • Low 8:02am/8:44pm

Special celebrations today include...

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Thu August 28, 2014
KALW Almanac

Thursday, August 28, 2014

See 1963 below...

240th day of 2014, 125 remaining

  • Sunrise 6:37am 
  • Sunset 7:45pm
  • Moonrise 9:30am, 4% visible
  • Moonset 9:16pm

Tides at the Golden Gate

  • High: 1:34am/2:13pm   
  • Low 7:31am/8:01pm

Special celebrations today include...

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Thu August 21, 2014
Open Air ~ 8/21/14 at 1pm

SF Choral Society ~ SF Lyric Chorus ~ Bab's Basement

Michael Urie in "Buyer & Cellar"

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe has a conversation with Michael Urie about his one-man show, “Buyer & Cellar”, opening at the Curran Theatre, which takes us into Barbara Streisand’s basement; Helene Whitson, co-founder and board president of the SF Lyric Chorus, shares details about the ensemble's upcoming concert, with choral works from Maurice Durufle and Joseph Jongen; and  - Open Air serves a healthy helping of choral music this week -  conductor Robert Geary discusses this weekend's performances of Brahms' German Requiem by the SF Choral Society.  Plus, critic-at-large and regular contributor Peter Robinson reviews the movie  Calvary, the Cal Shakes production of Pygmalion, and offers a tribute to Lauren Bacall.  Open Air with David Latulippe; originally broadcast on 21 August 2014.  Listen now or anytime...