David Latulippe | KALW

David Latulippe

Announcer, Arts & Cultural Host

David Latulippe is host of Open Air, 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. 

In addition to work in radio and voiceover, he is a vocalist, flutist, and piccolo player.  He has been heard in various orchestral and chamber music settings with the Bay Area Rainbow Symphony, the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, Golden Gate Opera, the San Francisco Concerto Orchestra and the BC Orchestra, and has performed internationally as soloist and with orchestras in Austria, Ireland and Taiwan.  He has also narrated such children’s classics as Peter & the Wolf and Tubby the Tuba.

While living in New York, David was heard on New York City’s signature public radio station, WNYC, as host for news and classical music programs.  He was music consultant to director Mike Nichols, for his HBO productions of Wit and Angels in America.  Recent commercial work include on and off-camera projects for Oracle, Cisco, Roundtable Pizza, RadioShack, Yahoo!, and the Marin Dreamhouse Raffle, among others.

David lives in San Francisco with his partner of 28 years, Ronn Seely, and two ceaselessly entertaining cats named Midge and Steve.  Visit his website.

Ways to Connect

On Your Legal Rights this week, Chuck discusses the Three Strikes Reform Act of 2012 with guests:  retired Judge Eugene Hyman; Jeff Hayden, Certified Specialist in Criminal Law; Karen Guidotti, Chief Deputy, San Mateo County DA's Office; and Michael Romano, Director, Three Strikes Project, Stanford Law School.  Wednesday at 7pm

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the 9th annual San Francisco Ocean Film Festival, which kicks off on Thursday, March 8th. The festival celebrates the sea with inspirational films intended to increase our appreciation of the oceans. This year, the festival is showing several international films. Join us live at 10 or send an email to feedback@yourcallradio.org. How can awareness here and abroad save our oceans and underwater life? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


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.

Marty talks about the voiceover industry with Elaine Clark, author of "There's Money Where Your Mouth Is" and voice actor David Latulippe.

On Sunday at 2pm (just in time for Valentine’s Day), Sound Opinions hosts Jim DeRogatis, Greg Kot and listeners name their favorite First Love Songs. Plus, they review the debut album by the much-hyped pop singer Lana Del Rey.

Host Alan Farley talks with vocalist Paula West about her new CD “Live at Jazz Standard” recorded with the George Mesterhazy Quartet, and with baritone Torlef Borsting, who is singing in the San Jose Opera production of La Traviata.

Listen anytime this week via KALW's Local Music Player.

Listen anytime this week via KALW's Local Music Player.  Host Chloe Veltman is joined by Chloe and Rachel Tietjen of the T Sisters, an Oakland-based singing group, for a talk about how voices can create lush harmonic vistas.

On today's 1pm broadcast of Alternative Radio:  "Inside Kashmir" with Mohamad Junaid.

Sunrise: 7:21am  Sunset: 6:15pm

Tides at the Golden Gate:   High: 12:02am/11:00am   Low: 4:54am/5:34pm

National Nurse Anesthetists Week
Clean Out Your Inbox Week
National Handwriting Analysis Week
National Nuclear Science Week
No Name Calling Week

National Rhubarb Pie Day

St. Bernard of Vienne, patron of farm workers and field hands

Photo by Timmy Wheelan

Listen this week anytime via KALW's Local Music Player.  One of the leading, living exponents of the New York/Sligo fiddle style, DeMarco will perform live accompanied by Richard Mandel on guitar.  Saturday, January 21 at 3pm on KALW.

The Capitol Steps

Jan 1, 2012

Join us for an annual skewering of Washington politics via comedic sketches and songs.  Monday at 7pm.

Annie Leibovitz

Dec 7, 2011

Alan talks with noted photographer Annie Leibovitz about her new book, Pilgrimage, which documents her journey to the homes and working places of figures influencial in her life.

Song of America

Dec 7, 2011

Mondays at 9pm. Acclaimed baritone Thomas Hampson is your host for programs that shed light on music within the larger theme of American history, featuring archival and modern recordings, plus stories and insights from Hampson about the people and events that inspired those songs. 

Visit the Song of America website here.

Alan's guest is choreographer Alonzo King, whose Lines Ballet Company is approaching its thirtieth anniversary.  Here are a few of Alonzo's Favorite Things:  1. Zakir Hussain: Scheherazade; 2. Hovhaness: Symphony No 2, Mysterious Mountain (opening); 3. Pharoah Sanders: Creator Has a Master Plan (beginning); 4. Sephardic music; Potiphar's Wife; 5. Sephardic music; Las Estrellas De Los Cielos. 

 Next week, Alan is joined by Mark Rucker, Associate Artistic Director of ACT.


SFUSD Board Meeting

Nov 15, 2011

Tonight, beginning at 6pm, KALW will broadcast live gavel-to-gavel coverage of the bi-monthly San Francisco Unified School Board meeting from 555 Franklin Street in San Francisco. While the board is in closed session, educator Carol Kocivar presents an interview feature on an educational topic.