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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.

Jul. 15 2017

Word On Wine Summer Minimalist Cocktails

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

  I adored and still adore Mark Bittman’s Minimalist column.  Even though it has ended I still get lots of ideas from those posted on line.  I think a minimalist approach to cocktails is a great idea.  4 ingredients MAX!  I am so tired of cocktails that have seventeen things in them…I’m also tired of having […]

Jul. 15 2017

7-15-17 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week Our panel was Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts, Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide and Tuba player Ed Goldstein from The Annapolis Symphony & Peabody Ragtime Ensemble.  We really liked the Mozart, The Mahler and Shostakovich not so much. Here’s the listings. Play Report PLAY DATE: Sat, 07/15/2017 5:00 PM […]

Jul. 15 2017

7-15-17 Music In Maryland Celebrating Leon Fleisher

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

This month Leon Fleisher turns 89!  It is impossible to think about the Baltimore classical music scene without him.   PLAY DATE: Sat, 07/15/2017 6:00 PM 2255 Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in E K 380 Vanguard 1551 SOLO Leon Fleisher, piano LEE-on FLY-sher 5:24 C 1 3-3 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:06 PM 60 Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Concerto […]

Jul. 08 2017

7-8-17 Music in Maryland…Forte and Piano…

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

This week Music in Maryland plumbs the depths of musical dynamics with some amazing recordings of the Washington Symphonic Brass.  Phil Snedicor their amazing arranger has managed to capture both Carmina Burana and Nielsen’s Third Symphony for brass ensemble.  Hold on to your hats!  I also thought it would be nice to have something a […]

Jul. 07 2017

7-8-17 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week our panel was made up of Jed Gaylin from the Hopkins and Bay Atlantic Symphonies, WBJC’s Kati Harrison and Tuba Player Ed Goldstein.  The Bach Goldberg Variations with Mahan Esphahani really stole the show.  We didn’t care for the Brahms cello sonata but the piano quintet was good.  We liked the Chopin…I liked […]

Jul. 01 2017

7-3-17 Word On Wine…Zibibbu!

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

Just What is Zibibbu and what does it want of us!  It’s a grape that is known as Muscat of Alexandria and a has million other names!  Mary found a couple of nice wines, one which is unusual and the other more mainstream….both were lovely and around $15 – $17. Our first wine was called […]

Jul. 01 2017

7-10-17 Word On Wine Chinon and Portugal!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | 1 Comment

Yumsters!  Both of them around $15!  A picture is worth a thousand words…Check out the show…

Jul. 01 2017

7-6-17 Word On Wine House Wines!

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

This week Mary and I share some of our house wines.  These are wines that we keep coming back to because they delight our spouses and guests…and ourselves!  Here are Mary’s choices!   My Choices! Here is our show!  What are your house wines!  We’d love to know!  

Jul. 01 2017

7-13-17 Word On Wine Drink Alikes

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

  This week Mary and I talk about Drink Alikes!  Basically, if you like this but don’t like the price tag, are there bottles which will give you a sense of their elder sisters without their cost?  Indeed there are and a little creative shopping will do the trick.  Check out our show for some […]

Jul. 01 2017

7-1-17 Music In Maryland Early Fourth of July Celebration!

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

This week we are celebrating the Fourth of July a bit early (on Canada Day no less!) with the Baltimore Symphony performing some amazing Americana.  I hope you have a safe and enjoyable holiday…Enjoy the music. PLAY DATE: Sat, 07/01/2017 6:00 PM 16109 John Adams The Chairman Dances (Foxtrot for Orch.) Argo 444454 COND David […]

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