benjamin britten

12:52pm

Wed April 2, 2014
Open Air ~ 4/3/14 at 1pm

Hamlet ~ Britten & Auden ~ Hope Mohr ~ Kosman's Music Picks

Donald Currie as Auden and John Fisher as Britten in The Habit of Art by Alan Bennett
Photo: Taylor Kent

Open Air with David Latulippe, 3 April 2014.

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks to  actors John Fisher and Donald Currie about their respective roles as Benjamin Britten and W.H. Auden in “The Habit of Art” at Theatre Rhinoceros;  Kevin Burke shares his directorial debut experience with “Hamlet” currently at the Alcove Theater in San Francisco. He’ll be joined by Tim Gahan, the actor playing Prince Hamlet, and Rob Zimmerman, director of the Beverly Hills Playhouse, San Francisco.  Hope Mohr, one of the Bay Area's best contemporary dance makers, talks about her home season at ODC, and San Francisco Chronicle's classical music critic Joshua Kosman offers his music picks for the month of April.  Open Air with David Latulippe, originally broadcast on April 3, 2014 at 1pm. Listen now or anytime...

8:09am

Sat November 2, 2013
Arts & Culture

Explorations in Music ~ The String Quartet in a Time of War

The Alexander String Quartet and Dr. Robert Greenberg examine the String Quartet in a time of War - featuring the music of Benjamin Britten and his contemporaries.  Hosted by David Latulippe.  Mondays at 9pm.

8:46am

Wed February 20, 2013
Open Air ~ 2/21 at 1pm

Oboe Virtuosity ~ Robert Greenberg ~ Smuin Ballet

Update, 2/28/13:  Bill Bennett collapsed on stage during the final performance of the Strauss "Oboe Concerto" on Saturday.  It is with a heavy, heavy, heart that I now report his passing, as announced by the San Francisco Symphony. -David   (My talk with him happens at @45min into the linked audio of Open Air from 2/21/13.)

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