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David Conte

Kevin Berne

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the performing arts in the San Francisco Bay Area, Host David Latulippe talks with Tony Award winning  actor and San Francisco native BD Wong (above), who plays the lead in the A.C.T production of The Great Leap, by award-winning Bay Area playwright Lauren Yee. 

Joan Marcus

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area performing arts, host David Latulippe talks with actor Brandon Louis Armstrong (above, right) who plays both Hercules Mulligan and James Madison, and Simon Longnight, who plays the dual roles of the Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson (above, second from right), in the touring production of Hamilton: An American Musical, which is in town for an extended run through September 8 at the SHN Orpheum Theatre (1192 Market St. at Hyde & 8Th St.) in San Francisco. 

Beau Saunders

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks to composer David Conte, whose music will be performed this Friday by Capella SF at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music; also, choreographer Cid Pearlman shares details about the world premiere of her work Economies of Effort: 1, which opens this week at the Joe Goode Annex in San Francisco; director Daniel Levenstein of Chamber Music San Francisco discusses upcoming concerts in San Francisco, Walnut Creek and Palo Alto; and classical music writer Janos Gereben joins us in the studio to look ahead at musical offerings for the month of February.

Open Air with host David Latulippe; hear it live on Thursday, February 5 at 1pm.