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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.

Apr. 19 2014

4-19-14 Music In Maryland…The Beethoven Sonatathon Continues

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

This week Music in Maryland continues  airing a series of programs based on the Beethoven Piano Sonata marathon performed in 2010 by the students of Leon Fleisher.  Join me and Peabody musicologist Ray Sprenkle as we explore Beethoven’s life and his middle piano sonatas. Related posts: 2-22-14 Music In Maryland Our First Show! 03/01/14 Music […]

Apr. 19 2014

4-19-14 Face The Music listings!

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This week our panel was made up of John Bowen from Emanuele Episcopal, Peter Minkler from the Baltimore Symphony and Kati Harrison from WBJC.  Here are the listings hope you enjoyed the show! PLAY DATE: Sat, 04/19/2014 5:00 PM            5478 Frederic Chopin               Etude No. 10 in b Op 25                 DG/Archiv  721802 SOLO Maurizio Pollini, piano       […]

Apr. 17 2014

4-17-14 Word On Wine All That Glass Part deux!

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

Crystal Fans!  This is the second in my Chats with Maximilian Riedel of Riedel Crystal of America!  This week we talk about three different wine glasses and how each is formed to suit the individual grape they are designed for.  Check out the interview for more surprising and interesting glass info! All That Glass Part […]

Apr. 14 2014

4-14-14 Word On Wine 2 From CA!!!!

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This week Mary and I are in Sunny California…we wish…for two wines…one which was expected and another which was not! 1)Mary tried the…2012 Michael Sullberg Cabernet Reserve.  $13.  Mary said she was expecting something big and bold and received something more subtle! 2)2012 20 Rows Zinfandel, “The Grappler”.  $24.  This was big and bold and […]

Apr. 12 2014

4-12-14 Face The Music Listings

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This week our panel consisted of Charles Ellis from Prince Georges Philharmonic and WBJC’s own Kati Harrison!  Truthfully we liked everything!  Imagine that!  Check out the listings these were all winners! PLAY DATE: Sat, 04/12/2014 5:00 PM            52 Ludwig van Beethoven          Symphony No.  1 in C Op 21              Tafelmusik 1023 COND Bruno Weil                    like composer […]

Apr. 11 2014

4-9-14 12th Night @ Center Stage…Or What You Will!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

It’s been many weeks since Twelfth Night and even longer since I’ve been to Center Stage.  Don’t ask me why I just don’t know.  I do know that I am a huge fan of Gavin Witt and if anything were to get me back into the the theater  it would be Shakespeare directed by him!  […]

Apr. 07 2014

4-7-14 Word On Wine Italy Northwest to Southeast!

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This week Mary and I cover the map of Italy.  Mary is down south and I’m up north! 1)2011 Terre Di Giumara Nero D’Avola.  $15.  A great rustic wine from the south of Italy.  Good fruit which went well with the fabulous pasta at Frank’s Pizza and Pasta on Bel Air Road.  Go Armondo! 2)2012 […]

Apr. 05 2014

4-5-14 Face The Music Listings!

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This week was all Mozart!  Our panel was John Bowen from Emanuel Episcopal, Ed Goldstein from the Peabody Ragtime and Baltimore Jazz Orchestras and Julian Benichou from the Mid Atlantic Symphony Orchestra.  We adored the Marriage of Figaro Liked the 25th Piano Concerto very very much and didn’t care for the Requiem. Here are the […]

Apr. 04 2014

4-4-14 Pro Musica Rara Christoff Hammer!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

Sunday 4/6 at 3;30 Pro Musica Rara is performing a concert entitled Buried Treasure From Munich and Vienna.  I spoke with Christoph Hammer who will be performing on the fortepiano…I aired a shorter version on WBJC  and here is a longer version of our most interesting conversation. Related posts: Playing Games During the Cold War […]

Mar. 31 2014

3-31-14 Word On Wine Review 2 From the South of France!

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This week Mary and I reviewed 2 reds from the South of France!  Both were nice! 1)2010 La Bastide Blanche Bandol Rouge.  $23.  Bandol is  located in Provence on the Mediterranean south of the Rhone Valley.This wine was mostly Mouvedre.  The high cost might be because there is a very low yield in the region…ie […]

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