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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.

Jul. 25 2014

7-26-14 Music In Maryland…Tribute to the BSO and David Zinman.

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This week David Zinman announced that he would be retiring from his position as Music Director of the Tonhalle Orchestra in Zurich.  I thought we would use this occasion to play some of the live recordings that he made during his 13 year tenure as Music Director of the Baltimore Symphony.  Frankly these were great […]

Jul. 21 2014

7-21-14 Word On Wine 2 Alsatians!

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Did you ever hear the one about 2 Alsatians who went into a bar?  I didn’t either nor am I likely to.  However, I did hear and taste two really nice wines from a very obscure corner of Alsace which I really loved!  The area is called Moselle and it is the most northern winery […]

Jul. 19 2014

7-19-14 Music In Maryland Post Classical Ensemble! Dvorakorama!

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This week Music in Maryland features the Post Classical Ensemble’s latest CD Dvorak and America.  This is a unique blend of music and poetry combining Longfellow’s Hiawatha and Dvorak’s New World Symphony and other pieces.  The resulting ‘melodrama’ is most intriguing.  If that weren’t enough we added some other selections from the CD and also […]

Jul. 19 2014

7-19-14 Face The Music Listings!

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This week it’s an oldie but a goodie!  Eva Mengelkoch and her husband John Gingerich are with us as well as Jim Weiss.  Eva is on faculty at Hopkins, John is a freelance musicologist and Jim Weiss comes to us from Johns Hopkins Hospital.  We had a great time and you will too!  Here are […]

Jul. 14 2014

7-14-14 Word On Wine 2 More Rosés

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Mary has been working hard on our behalf tasting Rosé this Summer.  We are grateful! 1)2013 Mas De La Damme Rosé du Mas.  $13.  This was a nice blend of Grenache, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Mouvedre.  Bone Dry and lovely. 2)2013 Penya Rosé.  $11.  Despite the New World Bottle this too was solid and enjoyable.  […]

Jul. 12 2014

7-12-14 Music In Maryland

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This week Music in Maryland (MiM) features a concert from the Chamber Music By Candlelight series recorded at 2nd Presbyterian Church on November 18, 2012.   CMBC features musicians from the Baltimore Symphony.  On the program… Piazzolla: History Of The Tango.  Ivan Stefanovic, violin; Sarah Fuller, harp. Schickele: Quartet for Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano.  William […]

Jul. 12 2014

7-12-14 Face The Music Listings!

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This week Face the Music is all about endings.  We have finales from 4 symphonies.  Our panel was John Bowen from Emanuel Episcopal, Jed Gaylin from Hopkins Symphony and Charles Ellis from the Prince George’s Philharmonic. Here’s the listings hope you enjoyed the show. PLAY DATE: Sat, 07/12/2014 5:00 PM            57 Ludwig van Beethoven          Symphony […]

Jul. 10 2014

7-10-14 Word On Wine Sommelier 2…Wine Danger Zones.

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This show is a follow up to last weeks thrilling episode about sommelier wine questions.  This week Food and Wine’s Sommeliers’ talk about wine danger zones.  There are places where it’s just not a good idea to order wine!  Check out our show and find what to look out for. Related posts: 7-27-13 Word On […]

Jul. 07 2014

7-7-14 Word On Wine 2 Cabs! (Almost)

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This week Mary each took a Cab!  We tasted Cabernet Sauvignon from the old world and the new! 1)Mary tasted the 2011 Murphy-Goode Cabernet Sauvignon from California.  $15.  Not Mary’s usual thing but she enjoyed this really nice Mid-Week Cab! 2)2009 Chateau Greysac!  Medoc.  This very nice Bordeaux is a relatively new property for the […]

Jul. 05 2014

7-5-14 Music In Maryland.

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This week Music in Maryland (MiM) features a concert from the Chamber Music By Candlelight series recorded at 2nd Presbyterian Church on November 9, 2008.   CMBC features musicians from the Baltimore Symphony.  On the program… Roland Manuel: Suite Dans Le Gout Espagnol.  Michael Lisicky, oboe; Andrew Balio, trumpet; Fei Xie, bassoon; Mary Woehr, piano. Brahms: […]

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