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Black Violin Breaks Boundaries, Challenges Stereotypes & Empowers Youth

Feb 26, 2020
Mark Clennon

On this edition of Your Call, we’re joined by Wil Baptiste and Kev Marcus, the incredible classically trained musicians who’ve infused hip hop and classical music to form Black Violin.

Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area performing arts, host David Latulippe talks with American bass-baritone Michael Sumuel (pictured) about his title role in the current production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro) at the San Francisco Opera, which runs at the War Memorial Opera House through November 1. 

Jim Cox

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area performing arts, guest host Renee Kemp talks with actresses Denmo Ibrahim and Nadine Malouf from the cast of A Thousand Splendid Suns, which runs through July 29 at A.C.T.’s Geary Theater.

Holly McDede

All week long, we've been playing this sound and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

KALW is a media sponsor for the Berkeley Symphony, which presents "Homage," the third concert of its 2014-15 season at Zellerbach Hall on the UC Berkeley campus on Thursday, April 30th at 8pm.  Music Director Joana Carneiro leads the orchestra in Mozart's "Requiem" and choruses from "The Death of Klinghoffer" by John Adams with the University and Chamber Choruses of the University of California Berkeley and soloists Jacquiline Piccolino, Zanda Švēde, Michael Dailey, and Anthony Reed.

Then And Now

May 24, 2013

Kevin Vance sitting in for Sarah Cahill, will play guitar music of Fernando Sor, piano music of Robert Schumann, A Mozart string quartet and a Bach Cello suite.  We'll also hear some 20th century music from William Kraft and Philip Glass.