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Jessica Palopoli

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the performing arts in the San Francisco Bay Area, host David Latulippe talks with Susi Damilano, producing director from San Francisco Playhouse, about her leading role in the comedy Yoga Play by playwright Dipika Guha

Teresa Tam

On this week’s Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the performing arts, we are visited by Bay Area based, Early Music ensemble Agave Baroque, which specializes in string chamber music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

This week on Open Air, guest host Kevin Vance talks to conductor Donato Cabrera, about his upcoming concerts and tour with the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra, and about his concert, this weekend, with the California Symphony featuring the world premiere of a work by composer-in-residence Dan Visconti, who will also be in the studio; UK composer Tarik O’Regan stops by to discuss the US premiere of his opera ‘Heart of Darkness’ in a new production by Opera Parallèle at Z Space in San Francisco, opening on May 1, and singer/actor A.J. Holmes, who plays Elder Cunningham in the musical The Book of Mormon, shares details about the successful musical by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, which is back at the SHN/Orpheum in San Francisco.

Open Air with David Latulippe, heard live on Thursday, April 30 at 1pm. Listen now or anytime... 

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe meets Cindy Goldfield, who directs “Sleeping Cutie: A Fractured Fairy Tale Musical”, currently playing at Thick House in San Francisco; Nicole Paiement, artistic Director and conductor of Opera Parallèle discusses the melding of Francis Poulenc and Kurt Weill in "Mahagonny Songspiel/Les mamelles de Tirésias"; Programmer Sean Uyehara gives an overview of what the San Francisco International Film Festival has to offer; actors Beth Wilmurt and Michael Ray Wisely talk about their roles in “The Letters” - a suspenseful psychological thriller at the Aurora Theatre; and regular contributor and critic-at-large Peter Robinson stops by with a tribute to Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Open Air with David Latulippe, originally broadcast on April 24, 2014 at 1pm. Listen now or anytime...