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Apocalyptic Theatre ~ Feverish Dance Music ~ The Month Ahead in Classical

This week on Open Air, conversations with director Chris White and sound designer Teddy Hulsker of the Bay Area theater group, Mugwumpin, who will share some of the apocalyptic detail in their latest endeavor, The Great Big Also; a live performance of manic dance music from members of the early music group Cançonièr.  Plus, a look at the classical music month ahead with music critic Joshua Kosman.  David Latulippe hosts. 

As mentioned during the show, attached is also David Latulippe's interview with SF Symphony's principal oboist Bill Bennett from Open Air on February 21.  Bennett collapsed on the concert stage on February 23 while playing the R. Strauss oboe concerto. He passed away a few days later.

Original broadcast date: Thursday, 3/7 at 1pm.


Listen now or anytime:

Bill Bennett Segment OA 21 Feb 2013.mp3
Bill Bennett, SF Symphony's principal oboist, in conversation with David Latulippe on Open Air on February 21, 2013.

Mugwumpin, 'The Great Big Also': mugwumpin.squarespace.com

Canconier, 'Choreomania': www.sfems.org, where tickets are half price when you enter the code KALW. The offer is valid until midnight, Thursday March 7, 2013.

Façade - An Entertainment: musicdance.sfsu.edu/events  (see under March 11)

David Latulippe is host of On the Arts, KALW's weekly radio magazine of the performing arts, as well as for Explorations in Music, and the Berkeley Symphony broadcasts. He has also hosted and produced the radio series From the Conservatory, Music from Mills, and Music at Menlo, and is principal guest host for Revolutions Per Minute.