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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. 05 2014

7-5-14 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week we re-run an oldie but a goodie!  Our panelists Jim Weiss from John Hopkins University, Dave Donovan from Pratt Library and Charles Ellis from the Prince Georges Philharmonic.  Lots of Shostakovich…what could be bad! PLAY DATE: Sat, 07/05/2014 5:00 PM            274 Felix Mendelssohn             Violin Concerto in e Op 64              London     7260 COND Riccardo […]

Jul. 03 2014

7-3-14 Word On Wine Sommelier Questions!

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

Recently Food and Wine had a really nice article on what to ask a sommelier at a restaurant.  These situations can be perilous (as much as anything regarding wine can be perilous!) but asking the right questions can really help both at the restaurant and at the wine store.  Check out the show and try […]

Jul. 03 2014

7-3-14 Word On Wine Som 1! What to Ask.

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

Not too long ago I watched the documentary Som on Netflix and it made a big impression…highly recommended.  Food and Wine recently had a nice article on what questions to ask the Sommelier so that you would get the best results.  The questions would work equally well in a good wine store.  Enjoy the show! […]

Jun. 30 2014

6-30-14. Word On Wine Review. One SB From NZ and a Minervois!

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

This week we review two white wines…One from France and one from New Zealand. 1)2012 Chateau CoupRoses Champ Du Roy.  Vin de Pays Des Cotes Du Brian.  This was a blend of Viognier, Grenache Blanc and Marsanne.  Cotes Du Brian is in the Languedoc appellation of Minervois.  $14.  Not Mary’s usual thing but she really […]

Jun. 28 2014

6-28-14 Music In Maryland.

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

This week is the first of three broadcasts featuring Baltimore Symphony musicians and concerts from the Second Presbyterian Church in Baltimore.  Our concerto tonight was recorded on February 28, 2010. On the program… Prechtl:  Lucky To Be Born.  Text by Walt Whitman.  Narrator Braxton Young;  Brian Prechtl, percussion; Rene Hernandez, trumpet. Prokofiev: Sonata for 2 […]

Jun. 28 2014

6-28-14 Face The Music Listings!

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This week our panelists were Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts, musicologist and author John Gingerich, and pianist Eva Mengelkoch from Towson University.  Evan and John have just returned from a year in Berlin and it is a pleasure to welcome them back.  Of everything played on the show we liked the Cage the […]

Jun. 23 2014

6-23-14 Word On Wine Review 2 Old Style Bordeaux

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

This week we sample two wines from Bordeaux that I had the privilege trying earlier this year.   I decided it was time to explore Bordeaux and ended up spending a bit of time and money in the Haut Medoc!  These two classic high shouldered bottles had a lot to offer…check them both out you […]

Jun. 21 2014

6-21-14 Music In Maryland…Poulenc Trio!

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

This week Music in Maryland presents a concert with the Poulenc Trio recorded at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC.  The concert was recorded on February 24, 2014 and featured the following program. Poulenc: Trio for Piano Oboe and Bassoon. Stravinsky: Two Suites for Orchestra Gershwin: Excerpts from Porgy and Bess Ellington: The […]

Jun. 21 2014

6-21-14 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | 1 Comment

This week FTM goes all Russian.  Our panelists were Jed Gaylin from the Hopkins SO and organist and composer John Bowen one of our finest panelists!  One of us wasn’t Russian…Guess who!  We loved the Symphonic Dances the most!  Go Petrenko.  By the way the tune used in the Glazunov is the completely incorrect J’ai […]

Jun. 16 2014

6-16-14 Word On Wine Cloudy Bordeaux

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

1)2010 Chateau Tour HautCaussan. $26.  50% Merlot and 50% Cabernet Sauvignon.  Mary was fortunate enough to have guests bring this bottle which she enjoyed with Cassoulet.  All she said was Yummy!  Smooth and nice especially at the price point. 2)2012 Cloudy Bay New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc.  This was a very trendy wine a few years […]

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