Bay Area Rainbow Symphony

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks to the members of Klezmer trio Veretski Pass about the presentation of their new cd during KlezCalifornia’s Yiddish Culture Festival, this weekend at the Jewish Community Center of the East Bay. The trio will perform live in the studio. Also, a conversation with conductor Michael Morgan about his role as guest conductor in the Bay Area Rainbow Symphony’s upcoming concert. Composer and Music Director Josh Kohl of the Seattle-based Degenerate Art Ensemble checks in via phone to share details about the ensemble’s upcoming performance of Predator Songstress, which tells the modern-day story of an anti-heroine in search of her stolen voice, this weekend at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. And Bay Area Cabaret founder and director Marilyn Levinson discusses the current concert season at Bay Area Cabaret.

Open Air with host David Latulippe. Hear it live on Thursday, November 5 at 1pm.

This week on Open Air, Aurora Theater Artistic Director Tom Ross and veteran Bay Area actor, director, and teacher Robert Parsons share details about Aurora's current production, A Bright New Boise; conductor Cyrus Ginwala offers a preview of this weekend’s Bay Area Rainbow Symphony concerts, and critics-at-large Peter Robinson and Dianne Keogh share their take on cultural happenings in the Bay Area. Open Air with David Latulippe, Originally broadcast on Thursday November 14 at 1pm. Listen now or anytime.

Photo: Curtis Finger


Spring into summer with the Bay Area Rainbow Symphony (BARS)!  Eric Jansen's guests on this live edition of Out in the Bay are BARS principal clarinetist Susan Barnes; and San Francisco Opera violinist and Oakland East Bay Symphony co-concertmaster Dawn Harms (pictured), who is featured guest soloist for BARS' March 24 concert. They'll play selections from upcoming BARS concerts and tell us about this four-year-old LGBT community orchestra that's been called "a breath of fresh air" in the Bay Area classical music scene.