Alan talks with John Mangum, Director of Artistic Planning for the San Francisco Symphony, about their "Barbary Coast and Beyond" concerts this week, featuring music from the gold rush to the Panama-Pacific Exposition. He also talks with composer Ellen Zwilich about the world premiere of the violin concerto she has written for Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, which takes place this week with the New Century Chamber Orchestra. And Ronald Chase stops by to chat about recent cultural events.
On Open Air, KALW's weekly magazine of arts and cultural events, host Alan Farley's guests are conductor Jane Glover (pictured), who is leading the San Francisco Symphony this week in the Brandenburg Concertos and other "Baroque Delights" ; Stephanie Rhoads, from the cast of "Zorba" at 42nd Street Moon; and Anne Elias and Mark Ellinger from Cutting Ball Theatre, who talk about their production of "Tenderloin." Thursday at 1pm.
Alan's guests this week are conductor Jane Glover, who is leading the San Francisco Symphony this week in Bach and Handel, and Anne Elias and Mark Ellinger from Cutting Ball Theatre, talking about their production of "Tenderloin."
Alan talks with Susanna Malkki, who is making her conducting debut with the San Francisco Symphony this week in music of Grisey, Prokofiev and Sibelius. He also talks with clarinetist and composer Beth Custer, whose Ensemble is performing in Davis After Hours Friday night after the Symphony concert.