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Jonathan Palevsky

Jonathan Palevsky

About Jonathan

Jonathan is WBJC's Program Director and host of many WBJC programs. His full bio can be read here.

Sep. 15 2018

9-15-18 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | No Comments

This week our panel was Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide, Sheldon Bair from the Susquehanna Symphony and Julien Benichou from The Mid-Atlantic Symphony.  We didn’t care for the Rachmaninoff, loved the Stravinsky and the Chopin, the Tchaikovsky was nice to hear and well done. Here are the listings hope you enjoyed the show! […]

Sep. 15 2018

9-15-18 Music In Maryland Bloch for the Holidays.

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | No Comments

On this Saturday between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur I thought we would play some of the Baltimore Symphony’s recordings of music by Ernest Bloch.  I also added the Sacred Service in the Bernstein performance just because I think it’s a great piece of music and we haven’t played it in a year. Play Report […]

Sep. 11 2018

9-11-18 Word On Wine 2 Scotches!

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  Kati, Mary and I tasted both of these and here are the results.  Blended sometimes wins out!

Sep. 11 2018

9-11-18 Word On Wine, Finding Your Wine!

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Wine Education seems to be an interest of many people.  There are a zillion ways to go about it but one thing is essential…you have to do some drinking!  Here are some of our thoughts on the matter.

Sep. 11 2018

9-11-18 Word On Wine…The Last Whites of Summer!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

  This week Kati Harrison joins Mary and me to talk about some late Summer Whites.  It’s not too late!  Besides it’s going to be hot soon anyway.

Sep. 11 2018

9-11-18 Word On Wine…Why is it Expensive?

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  Why do some wines cost  a lot and others not so much!  Can you tell the difference and is it important?  Mary and I talk about an issue which always fascinates people.

Sep. 07 2018

9-8-18 Dvorak and Ohlsson!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | No Comments

It’s Dvorak’s birthday so why not play two BSO recordings of Dvorak Symphonies.  Also Garrick Ohlsson is playing with the symphony in two weeks.  He’s playing the Rachmaninoff  Paganini Rhapsody which we played last week so I picked an epic Prokofiev Sonata.   PLAY DATE: Sat, 09/08/2018 6:00 PM 3032 Antonin Dvorak Symphony No. 6 […]

Sep. 07 2018

9-8-18 Face The Music…All Dvorak!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | No Comments

It’s Dvorak’s birthday…and mine…so it’s kind of a no brainer!  Our panel was pianist Lisa Weiss from Goucher College, tuba player Ed Goldstein from the Peabody Ragtime Ensemble and Dave Donovan from Pratt Library.  Some great recordings and some great music. PLAY DATE: Sat, 09/08/2018 5:00 PM 1141 Antonin Dvorak Serenade for Winds in d […]

Aug. 31 2018

9-1-18 Music In Maryland BSO 2018 Opening Warm Up.

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | No Comments

It’s Labor Day weekend and that means everything is going to be starting up really soon.  The first BSO Subscription concert is on 9/21 and features the Rachmaninoff Paganini Variations and Beethoven’s Eroica.  The BSO hasn’t recorded much Beethoven but David Zinman did record a cycle with the Tonhalle in Zurich!  I used Leon Fleisher’s […]

Aug. 25 2018

8-25-18 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | No Comments

This week our panel was WBJC’s Kati Harrison, Dave Donovan from Pratt Library and Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide.  For some reason we liked most everything on this show.   Buy any of these with your eyes closed! Play Report PLAY DATE: Sat, 08/25/2018 5:00 PM 2643 Ralph Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending DG/Archiv […]

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