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This week, host David Latulippe talks with Irma Herrera about her show "Why Would I Mispronounce My Own Name?" at The Marsh; with conductor Ming Luke about the Berkeley Community Chorus & Orchestra's performances of Antonin Dvorak's rarely heard "The Spectre’s Bride;" and with Kathleen Hermersdorf and her musical collaborator Albert Mathias about the 10th Annual Fresh Festival of Dance.  Plus Peter Robinson talks with Maureen McVey who plays the

Host David Latulippe welcomes Alan Farley's regular cast of contributors to Open Air, including Peter Robinson, Ronald Chase, and Dianne Keogh for a special remembrance.

Open Air February 9

Feb 8, 2012

Alan's guests are song stylist Paula West, who is celebrating her new CD with a concert at Herbst Theatre on Saturday, and baritone Torlef Borsting, who is singing the role of Giorgio in Opera San Jose's production of Verdi's "La Traviata." Peter Robinson also stops by to talk about recent cultural events.

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.

Host Alan Farley talks with composer and conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen, who is leading the San Francisco Symphony this week in a program will include his violin concerto, and with musicologist Scott Fogelsong, who will play some rare archival recordings of the orchestra, on the day that marks the 100th anniversary of the symphony's first concert.