Revolutions Per Minute

Sundays 8-10pm
hosted by Sarah Cahill
Sarah Cahill

Classical & contemporary music with in-studio guests, commentary, live performances, and occasional sharing of classical vinyl.

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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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Mon October 8, 2012
Open Air ~ 10/11/12

Operatic Shakespeare ~ Rock'n President Jackson

On this week's Open Air, host David Latulippe talked with tenor Saimir Pirgu, who is singing in the SF Opera production of Bellini’s “The Capulets and Montagues”, and with Bill English, director of SF Playhouse, to discuss their new season and season-opener:  the rock musical, “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," now playing.  Plus Peter Robinson stops by with an update of recent cultural events.  Listen anytime here (originally broadcast 10/11/12).


Thu May 31, 2012
Berkeley Symphony 6/3

Sunday: Berkeley Symphony Broadcast

KALW continues its exclusive broadcast partnership with the Berkeley Symphony for a broadcast of their concert entitled "The Shadows of Time" (recorded in Zellerbach Hall on 1/26/12).  Music Director Joana Carneiro leads the orchestra in Debussy's Prélude à l'après midi d'un faune, Dutilleux's The Shadows of Time, and Shostakovich's Symphony No.

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Wed April 11, 2012
Then & Now 4/15/12

Cello with a Beat

On this week's Then & Now, David Latulippe welcomed cellist/composer Alex Kelly, who shared sounds from his cello that you've probably never heard before.  Violinist David Jacobsen also came by to discuss his upcoming recital, and music of Schubert & Prokofiev, as well as early music by the Kronos Quartet was heard.

Hear the broadcast anytime this week via KALW's Local Music Player.


Fri March 2, 2012
Then & Now 3/4/12

Quinteto Latino on "Then & Now"

Members of Quinteto Latino join guest host David Latulippe for Sunday evening's "Then & Now" from 8-10pm.  (Listen anytime this week via KALW's Local Music Player.)   They'll share details of their upcoming world premiere of Guillermo Galindo's Voces del Desierto as well as music from their new CD.  Plus music of Aaron Copland and Beethoven as a Peninsula Symphony preview, and a chat with Irish pianist John O'Conor.