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.

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Moderator Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by technical editor Kira Pace and professor Laurie Fischer.

Have an "It's It" as it's Ice Cream Sandwich Day!

Today is Friday, August 2, 2019, the 214th day of the year, with 151 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:14am    
  • Sunset: 8:18pm ...giving us 14 hours and 5 minutes of daylight.  

0% of the so-called Black Moon is visible, so called because it’s the first of two new moons occurring within the month, rising at 7:59am (if you can see it!).    

 

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by technical editor Kira Pace and professor Laurie Fischer.

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by technical editor Kira Pace and professor Laurie Fischer.

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by professor Laurie Fischer and technical editor Kira Pace.

Happy 79th Birthday to artist Chuck Close!

 

Today is Friday, July 5, 2019, the 186th day of the year, with 179 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 5:54am    
  • Sunset: 8:35pm ...giving us 14 hours and 42 minutes of daylight.  5% of the now waxing moon visible, rising at 9:06am.    

Tides at the Golden Gate     

Happy 79th Birthday to artist Chuck Close!

 

Today is Friday, July 5, 2019, the 186th day of the year, with 179 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 5:54am    
  • Sunset: 8:35pm ...giving us 14 hours and 42 minutes of daylight.  5% of the now waxing moon visible, rising at 9:06am.    

Tides at the Golden Gate     

Funnyman Mel Brooks is 93 today! Today is Friday, June 28, 2019, the 179th day of the year, with 186 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 5:50am           
  • Sunset: 8:36pm ...giving us 14 hours and 46 minutes of daylight.  27% of the waning moon visible, rising at 2:52am.

Moderator Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by technical editor Kira Pace and cryptographer Jeremy Horwitz.

Happy Solstice! Today is Friday, June 21, 2019, the 172nd day of the year.  193 days remain until the end of the year, the first day of summer!  

  • Sunrise: 5:48am           
  • Sunset: 8:35pm ...giving us 14 hours and 47 minutes of daylight.  88% of the waning moon visible, rising at 12:00pm.

Tides at the Golden Gate             

Moderator Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by teacher/cinematographer Cameron Shaw and cryptographer Jeremy Horwitz.

Enjoy some strawberry shortcake today!

Today is Friday, June 14, 2019, the 165th day of the year.  200 days remain until the end of the year, and 8 days until summer.

  • Sunrise: 5:47am          
  • Sunset: 8:33pm

...giving us 14 hours and 45 minutes of daylight.  85% of the waxing moon visible, rising at 6:04pm.   

Enjoy a peanut butter cookie (or falafel) today!

Today is Wednesday, June 12, 2019, the 163rd day of the year.  202 days remain until the end of the year, and 10 days until summer (Mother Nature didn’t wait this week in the Bay Area apparently!).

  • Sunrise: 5:47am          
  • Sunset: 8:32pm

...giving us 14 hours and 44 minutes of daylight.  67% of the waxing moon visible, rising at 3:51pm.     

Moderator Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by cryptographer Jeremy Horwitz and technical editor Kira Pace.

Moderator Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by the San Francisco Chronicle's Music Critic, Joshua Kosman, and technical editor Kira Pace.

Happy Birthday, Walt Whitman 1819-92 (and thank you!)

Today is Friday, May 31, 2019, the 151st day of the year, 214 days remaining and a mere 522 days until the next presidential election.      

  • Sunrise: 5:50am         
  • Sunset: 8:25pm

...giving us 14 hours and 34 minutes of daylight.  24% of the waning crescent moon visible, rising at 4:22am.     

Enjoy a Mint Julep on Mint Julep Day!

Today is Thursday, May 30, 2019, the 150th day of the year, 215 days remaining and a mere 523 days until the next presidential election.      

  • Sunrise: 5:50am         
  • Sunset: 8:25pm

...giving us 14 hours and 33 minutes of daylight.  21% of the waning crescent moon visible, rising at 3:53am.

It's World Otter Day!  (we thought you otter know)...

Today is Wednesday, May 29, 2019, the 149th day of the year, 216 days remaining and a mere 524 days until the next presidential election.      

  • Sunrise: 5:51am         
  • Sunset: 8:24pm

...giving us 14 hours and 32 minutes of daylight.  30% of the waning crescent moon visible, rising at 3:25am.

This week, moderator Dana Rodriguez is joined by technical editor Kira Pace and professor Laurie Fischer.

Monday, May 27, 2019 at 9pm

(The Thursday, May 2, 2019 concert)

  • Bizet:  Suite from "Carmen"
  • Anna Clyne: This Midnight Hour
  • Thomas Adès: Dances from "Powder Her Face"
  • Richard Strauss:  Suite from "Der Rosenkavalier"

Christian Reif, conductor

with ODC/Dance

Full program PDF here

Join us on Monday, May 27, 2019 at 9pm for the final broadcast of the Berkeley Symphony’s 2018-19 season.  From the Thursday, May 2, 2019 concert at Zellerbach Hall on the UC Berkeley campus...David Latulippe is your host, with commentary from conductor Christian Reif and a discussion with the Berkeley Symphony’s Executive and Artistic Director, Rene Mendel.

  • Bizet:  Suite from "Carmen"
  • Anna Clyne: This Midnight Hour
  • Thomas Adès: Dances from "Powder Her Face"
  • Richard Strauss:  Suite from "Der Rosenkavalier"

Christian Reif, conductor

Moderator Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by the San Francisco Chronicle' Music Critic, Joshua Kosman, and teacher/cinematographer Cameron Shaw.

KALW Broadcast: Monday, May 20, 2019 at 9pm

(The Sunday, March 24, 2019 concert)

  • Antonin Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”
  • Sofia Gubaidulina: Concerto for Two Orchestras
  • Duke Ellington: Black, Brown and Beige

Christopher Rountree, conductor

with Berkeley High Jazz Lab

Full program PDF here

Happy Birthday to innovative composer Erik Satie (1866-1925)!

Today is Friday, May 17, 2019, the 137th day of the year, 228 days remaining and a mere 536 days until the next presidential election.      

  • Sunrise: 5:58am         
  • Sunset: 8:148pm

...giving us 14 hours and 14 minutes of daylight.  94% of the waxing moon visible, rising at 7:11pm.

Moderator Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by technical editor Kira Pace and teacher Laurie Fischer.

KALW Broadcast:  Monday, May 13, 2019 at 9pm

(The Thursday, January 31, 2019 concert)

  • Benjamin Britten:  Four Sea Interludes from "Peter Grimes"
  • Hannah Kendall: Disillusioned Dreamer (World Premiere Commission)
  • Leonard Bernstein: Symphony No. 2 for Piano and Orchestra, "The Age of Anxiety"

Joseph Young, conductor

Andrew Tyson, piano

Behold the mighty shrimp...it's National Shrimp Day!

Today is Friday, May 10, 2019, the 130th day of the year, 235 days remaining and a mere 543 days until the next presidential election.      

  • Sunrise: 6:04am        
  • Sunset: 8:08pm

...giving us 14 hours and 2 minutes of daylight.  25% of the waxing moon visible, rising at 11:12am.

Moderator Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by technical editor Kira Pace and professor Laurie Fischer.

 

KALW Broadcast: Monday, May 6, 2019 at 9pm

(The Thursday, October 4, 2018 Opening Night Concert)

  • Dmitri Shostakovich: Festive Overture, Op. 96
  • Jennifer Higdon: Violin Concerto
  • Anna Clyne: Night Ferry
  • Maurice Ravel: La Valse

Ming Luke, conductor

Benjamin Beilman, violin

Concert program with full details here

National Public Radio was broadcast for the first time today in 1971.

Today is Friday, May 3, 2019, the 123th day of the year, 242 days remaining and a mere 557 days until the next presidential election.      

  • Sunrise: 6:12am        
  • Sunset: 8:02pm ...giving us 13 hours and 48 minutes of daylight.  4% of the waning moon visible, setting at 6:57pm.

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