Open Air | KALW

Open Air

Thursdays at 1pm

KALW’s weekly magazine of the performing arts in the Bay Area, featuring live interviews with musicians, choreographers, and actors, with occasional in-studio performances and ticket giveaways.  Produced by Niels Swinkels.

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Recorded in London, Alan's guest is musician and actor Stefan Bednarczyk, who performed at the annual Noel Coward Birthday Celebration and was music director for a new musical version of The Importance of Being Earnest.  

Host Alan Farley talks with violinist Christian Tetzlaff, who is playing the Gyorgy Ligeti Violin Concerto this week with Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony.