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This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the performing arts in the Bay Area, host David Latulippe talks with Russian mezzo-soprano Ekaterina Semenchuk, who sings the part of Santuzza in the San Francisco Opera production of Cavalleria Rusticana, which opens on Friday, September 7. 

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks with composer John Adams in celebration of his 70th birthday, and the performances this week of Adams' work ‘Scheherazade.2’, subtitled a ‘Dramatic Symphony for Violin and Orchestra’, with violin soloist Leila Josefowicz, and conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas.