Open Air

Thursdays at 1pm
hosted by David Latulippe
David Latulippe

KALW’s weekly magazine of All Things (culturally) Considered, hosted by David Latulippe. 

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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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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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4:39pm

Wed October 24, 2012
Open Air ~ 10/25/12

Live Guitar ~ Pianist David Fray ~ Election Comedy!

This week, Peppino D'Agostino and Marc Teicholz of the Pacific Guitar Ensemble perform live in-studio, pianist David Fray discusses his appearance with the San Francisco Symphony this week, Philein Wang talks about her dance project at ODC, and comedian Bill Santiago offers his take on the forthcoming election.  David Latulippe is your host, for Open Air.   Original broadcast:  10/25/12 at 1pm.


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12:46pm

Mon October 15, 2012
Open Air ~ 10/18/12

Baroque to Mahler on tap in Bay Area

Baritone Eugene Brancoveanu

On this week's "Open Air", host David Latulippe talks with baroque violinist John Holloway and harpsichordist Lars Mortensen, who will be performing music from the dawn of the Baroque with dulcianist Jane Gower this weekend in Palo Alto, Berkeley, and San Francisco.  The Peninsula Symphony's music director and conductor, Mitchell Klein, stops by with Eugene Brancoveanu, who will be featured soloist for this week's PSO concerts of the music of Mahler, Schubert, and Corigliano; and conductor Jessica Bejarano offers an update of her recent and upcoming conducting engagements.

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