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Oboe Virtuosity ~ Robert Greenberg ~ Smuin Ballet

Update, 2/28/13:  Bill Bennett collapsed on stage during the final performance of the Strauss "Oboe Concerto" on Saturday.  It is with a heavy, heavy, heart that I now report his passing, as announced by the San Francisco Symphony. -David   (My talk with him happens at @45min into the linked audio of Open Air from 2/21/13.)

On this week's Open Air, host David Latulippe talks with music historian and SF Performances elucidator-in-chief Robert Greenberg; with Bill Bennett, principal oboist with the San Francisco Symphony, who will be performing the Richard Strauss “Oboe Concerto” this week, and with Smuin Ballet Executive and Artistic Director Celia Fushille.  

Robert Greenberg: www.robertgreenbergmusic.com

Bill Bennett: www.sfsymphony.org

Smuin Ballet: smuinballet.org 

Originally broadcast on Thursday, February 21 at 1pm. Listen now or anytime.

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.