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Jonathan Palevsky

Jonathan Palevsky

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

Mar. 15 2019

3-16-19 Music in Maryland Calefax Reed Quintet.

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This week we are featuring the Calefax Reed Quintet in a concert recorded as part of the Candlelight Concert Society in Columbia. There were some great transcription on the program and some interesting original material written for the group. Now in their third decade the Calefax continues to amaze. Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain. Jeths: […]

Mar. 15 2019

3-16-19 Face The Music Listings

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This week our panel was tuba player Ed Goldstein from the Peabody Ragtime Ensemble, Pianist Lis Weiss from Goucher College and WBJC’s Operations Director Weekend Host Kati Harrison. We liked pretty much everything…nice to pay tribute to Andre Previn. PLAY DATE: Sat, 03/16/2019 5:00 PM 1435 Joseph Haydn Cello Concerto No. 1 in C HOB […]

Mar. 15 2019

BSO Podcasts

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The call came in the summer of 2016.  I was asked by Jack Fishman, then of the Baltimore Symphony, now of Baltimore Choral Arts, if I was interested in doing podcasts for the BSO.  Who could turn that down!  Not moi mes petits amis.  I had no idea how to create podcasts and the symphony […]

Mar. 01 2019

3-2-19 Music in Maryland Handel Choir and Third Practice.

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This week MiM Featured fine live performances by the Handel Choir of Baltimore and Third Practice. William Byrd: Mass for Four Voices Performed on November 19, 2016 at the Basilica of the Assumption, Baltimore, MD Robin Beckman & Katelyn Aungst, soprano Shauna Kreidler Michels & Natalia Kojanova, mezzo-soprano Joshua Bornfield & Patrick Kilbride, tenor Gilbert […]

Mar. 01 2019

3-2-19 Face The Music Listings

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This week our panel was made up of ace panelist Dave Donovan from Pratt Library, tuba player and FTM Stalwart Ed Goldstein and fellow FTM stalwart Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide. In other words an amazing panel. We liked everything…because everything was amazing this week! PLAY DATE: Sat, 03/02/2019 5:00 PM 1971 Gabriel […]

Feb. 22 2019

2-23-19 Music in Maryland…Some music and musicians that are visiting us soon

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This week the BSO is playing the Elgar Cello Concerto .  I thought it would be nice to hear the classic 1965 recording with Jacqueline Dupre and Sir John Barbirolli.   Also on this weekend’s program is the Debussy Rondes de Printemps which is the third Image from the Image for Orchestra by Debussy.  I also […]

Feb. 22 2019

2-23-19 Face The Music Listings!

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This week we welcome back conductor of the Lincoln Philharmonic and Peabody faculty member Ed Polochick, Also in the studio conductor of the Mid Atlantic Symphony Julien Benichou, stalwart FTM panelist tuba player Ed Goldstein completed our panel.  The star of the show was the Prokofiev…the Mozart was pretty darn fine too. Play Report PLAY […]

Feb. 16 2019

2-16-19 Music in Maryland. Parker Quartet.

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This week we are airing a Candlelight Concert from October of 2017 that commemorated the centennial of the Soviet Revolution.  The Parker Quartet performed Stravinsky’s Concertino and 3 Pieces for String Quartet, Prokofiev’s 2nd Quartet and Shostakovich’s Third.  To fill I used Marin Alsop’s recording of Prokofiev’s Sixth Symphony (a masterpiece we rarely hear) which […]

Feb. 16 2019

2-16-19 Face The Music Listings!

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This week mes petits amis our panel featured the return of Phil Green of the American Record Guide…Welcome Back, Author and Pianist Kris Faatz and Jack Fishman, Executive Director of Baltimore Choral Arts and a bass player in his former life! PLAY DATE: Sat, 02/16/2019 5:00 PM 135 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 39 in […]

Feb. 09 2019

2-9-19 Music in Maryland … Thank You!

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

Just a few pieces of music performed by local artists as a thank you for the amazing response to the latest WBJC fundraiser!  We had a great drive.  If you still want to pledge you can do so securely at WBJC.com Thanks again. PLAY DATE: Sat, 02/09/2019 6:00 PM 6744 Hugo Alfven Swedish Rhapsody No. […]

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