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

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.

Professor Laurie Fischer is guest moderator tonight, with teacher and cinematographer Cameron Shaw and cryptographer Jeremy Horowitz.

Happy Birthday to Frederick Law Olmstead (and to you, if today is YOUR birthday)!

Today is Friday, April 26, 2019, the 116th day of the year, 63 days till summer, and a mere 564 days until the next presidential election.     

  • Sunrise: 6:20am       
  • Sunset: 7:56pm ...giving us 13 hours and 35 minutes of daylight.  Full moon rises at 8:22pm.

Host Dana Rodriguez, resplendent in his Easter bonnet, is joined by technical editor Kira Pace and the San Francisco Chronicle's Music Critic, Joshua Kosman.

Almanac - 4/19/19

Apr 19, 2019

Toss me an aggie...It's World Marbles Day!

Today is Friday, April 19, 2019, the 109th day of the year, 63 days till summer, and a mere 570 days until the next presidential election.     

  • Sunrise: 6:29am     
  • Sunset: 7:49pm ...giving us 13 hours and 17 minutes of daylight.  Full moon rises at 8:22pm.

Tides at the Golden Gate           

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

Happy 79th Birthday to jazz great Herbie Hancock!

Today is Friday, April 12, 2019, the 102nd day of the year,  and a mere 571 days until the next presidential election.  

  • Sunrise: 6:39am     
  • Sunset: 7:43pm ...giving us 13 hours and 4 minutes of daylight.  38% of the waxing crescent moon visible, rising at 12:15pm.    

Tides at the Golden Gate           

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by cryptographer Jeremy Horowitz and technical editor Kira Pace.

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Today is the 95th day of the year. There are 270 days remaining in 2019.

 

Sunrise is at 6:49 AM today, sunset is at 7:36 PM. There will be 12 hours, 47 minutes of daylight

There is a new moon today.

Today’s first high tide was at 12:23 AM, the next high tide will be at 12:41 PM. Low tides today will be at 6:18 AM and 6:19 PM.

Today is:

Bell Bottoms Day

National Caramel Day

First Contact Day

National Dandelion Day

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by teacher/cinematographer Cameron Shaw  and technical editor Kira Pace.

  

Erno Rubik was granted a patent for his Magic Cube on this day in 1983.

Today is Friday, March 29, 2019, the 88th day of the year, the 9th day of spring, and a mere 585 days until the next presidential election.    

  • Sunrise: 7:00am    
  • Sunset: 7:30pm ...giving us 10 hours and 14 minutes of daylight.  44% of the waning moon visible, rising at 3:31am.

Tides at the Golden Gate          

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by realtor/quiz master Darrell Garrison and professor Laurie Fischer.

They're celebrating Nauryz Meyrami today in Almaty, I'll bet!

Today is Friday, March 22, 2019, the 81st day of the year, the second day of spring, and a mere 592 days until the next presidential election.    

  • Sunrise: 7:10am    
  • Sunset: 7:23pm ...giving us 12 hours and 13 minutes of daylight.  99% of the just now beginning to wane moon visible, rising at 9:36pm.

This week's edition of Minds Over Matter with Host Kyra Pace (sitting in for Dana Rodriguez), Jeremy Horowitz, and Eric Barela 

"Beware, Caesar, the Ides of March!"

Today is Friday, March 15, 2019, the 74th day of the year.  5 days until spring, and a mere 599 days until the next presidential election.    

  • Sunrise: 7:21am    
  • Sunset: 7:17pm ...giving us 11 hours and 56 minutes of daylight.  A mere 54% of the waxing moon visible, rising at 1:23pm.

Host Dana Rodriguez carries this week entirely on his own trivial shoulders.

It's Poofreading Day...ummm, make that PROOFreading Day.

Today is Friday, March 8, 2019, the 67th day of the year.  12 days until spring, and a mere 606 days until the next presidential election.    

  • Sunrise: 6:31am    
  • Sunset: 6:10pm ...giving us 11 hours and 41 minutes of daylight.  A mere 1% of the now waxing moon visible, rising at 7:52am.

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