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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2:13pm

Thu January 2, 2014
Arts & Culture

Beethoven and Bates ~ Paris Symphonies ~ Sondheim's Road Show ~ Music picks for January

Open Air with host David Latulippe, January 2, 2014.

On the first Open Air of 2014, host David Latulippe talks to composer/DJ Mason Bates, who is featured at the SF Symphony's Re/current festival, together with music from Beethoven. Also, Theatre Rhinoceros' director John Fisher discusses the Bay Area premier of Sondheim's musical Road Show at the Eureka Theatre; violist Anthony Martin talks about the New Esterhazy Quartet's performances of symphonies by Haydn, Mozart and Cherubini in arrangements for string quartet. And SF Chronicle's classical music critic Joshua Kosman presents his music picks for the month of January. Open Air, originally broadcast on January 2, 2014 at 1pm. Listen Now or Anytime.

3:07pm

Thu December 19, 2013
Arts & Culture

A Swell Noel ~ A Venetian Christmas Mass ~ Robinson's Retrospective of 2013

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Open Air with David Latulippe; 19 December 2013.

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks to Artistic Director Warren Stewart of the Magnificat Baroque Ensemble about upcoming performances of 'A Venetian Christmas Mass' in Palo Alto, Berkeley and San Francisco, featuring music from Giovanni Gabrieli and Claudio Monteverdi; Bay Area Cabaret star Craig Jessup stops by to discuss his show 'A Swell Noel', playing at the Aurora Theater in Berkeley, in which he sings selections from composers like Noel Coward, Stephen Sondheim, the Gershwins and Rodgers and Hart; and regular contributor Peter Robinson presents his favorite movies, books and words of the year and gives a take on All Things Christmas. Open Air, originally broadcast on December 19, 2013. Listen now or anytime.

1:56pm

Wed December 11, 2013
Arts & Culture

A Wacky Nutcracker in SF ~ California Revels in Oakland ~ Benefit concert for Meals on Wheels

Open Air with David Latulippe, 12 December 2013.

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks with Bay Area singer/songwriter Michelle Schmitt, about her annual benefit concert for Meals on Wheels at SF Jazz; Meals’ Communications Manager and Chief Storyteller Vivien Kim Thorp also joins us; Also, Doug Litwin of the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band shares information about the wackiest Nutcracker on earth: the 2013 Dance-Along Nutcracker, together with actor/dancer Kelly Collins; and we have David Parr, Artistic Director of the California Revels, together with actor Robert Sicular, who plays John Manners, the 9th Earl of Rutland in The Christmas Revels: The Spirits of Haddon Hall, at the Scottish Rite Theater in Oakland. Open Air, originally broadcast on December 12, 2013 at 1pm. Listen Now or anytime. 

1:34pm

Wed December 11, 2013
Arts & Culture

Musical Mandela Tribute

Africamix celebrates the life of Nelson Mandela and pays tribute to the man who captured the world imagination and became the symbol of endurance, dedicating his life to the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities.   Join hosts Emmanuel Nado and Edwin Okongo on Thursday evening from 9-11.

8:05am

Thu December 5, 2013
Arts & Culture

My Beautiful Laundrette ~ Wyrick plays Haydn ~ Classical music picks for December

Open Air with host David Latulippe, 5 December 2013.

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks with stage director Andrew Nance and actor Robert Rushin about the US stage premiere of My Beautiful Laundrettewhich is set in the tumultuous years of Margaret Thatcher's England, at the New Conservatory Theatre Center; San Francisco Symphony's Associate Principal Cellist Peter Wyrick shares his thoughts on taking a solo turn with the Berkeley Symphony in Haydn's Cello Concerto no. 1; the SF Chronicle's classical music critic Joshua Kosman discusses his musical picks for the month of December; and Open Air's critic at large Peter Robinson contributes a segment on Tin Pan Alley. Open Air with David Latulippe, originally broadcast on December 5, 2013 at 1pm. Listen now or anytime.

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