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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.

Mar. 18 2017

3-18-17 Music In Maryland Bach Musical Marathon!

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

This week we are playing some recordings from the St. Davids Episcopal Church in Baltimore’s Bach Marathon.  The marathon takes place tomorrow at St. David’s and begins at 2 pm.  It’s free and open to the public and contains music by J.S. Bach for all manner of forces and genres.  I had the pleasure of […]

Mar. 12 2017

3-13-17 Word On Wine…Zibibbu!

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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 […]

Mar. 11 2017

3-11-17 Music In Maryland Skoraczewski and Sheppard

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

This week we are presenting recordings featuring Darius Skoraczewski, principal cellist of the BSO and most excellent pianist Michael Sheppard.  We are featuring recordings that they have done together and also some with violinist Igor Yusefovich as the Monument Piano Trio.  The reason for playing these recordings is that Darius and Michael are playing at […]

Mar. 11 2017

3-11-17 Face The Music Listings

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | 2 Comments

This week our panel was made up of Nicholas Creary from Bowie State University, Blair Skinner from the Prince George’s Philharmonic and Ernie Green from the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra.  We liked everything except the Danzi…liked the player not so much the piece.  Daniel Barenboim’s new piano is a winner! PLAY DATE: Sat, 03/11/2017 […]

Feb. 25 2017

2-25-17 Music In Maryland Candlelight Concerts and Peabody!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | 1 Comment

This week Music in Maryland has some great performances both live and recorded.  We begin with cellist Edgar Moreau who is performing tonight at Candlelight Concerts in Columbia.  After that we have the pleasure of hearing the amazing pianist Behzod Abduraimov play the Prokofiev 6th piano sonata and a beautiful Tchaikovsky encore.  That concert was […]

Feb. 25 2017

2-25-17 Face The Music Listings

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

This week we have the pleasure of having two fine panelists from the Occasional Symphony, their Artistic Director Joshua Hong and their Executive Director James Young.  They were joined by stalwart veteran panelist Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide.  While the Strauss was pretty good, the rest of the pieces were fabulous.  Nice to […]

Feb. 18 2017

2-18-17 Word On Wine Chenin/Viognier

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

  This week we tasted two Chenin Blanc Viognier blends.  The Vansha was from South Africa and the Pine Ridge from California.  Neither was outstanding but both were light and refreshing.  Both were around $15.  Here’s our show…enjoy.

Feb. 18 2017

2-18-17 Music In Maryland Candlelight Concert Society Ebene Quartet.

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

This week we are featuring a broadcast of the Ebene Quartet as part of the Candlelight Concert Society recorded at Smith Theatre Howard Community College.  The concert was recorded on Saturday March 12, 2016.  On the program two of the greatest string quartets ever written op. 131 in c sharp minor and op. 130 in […]

Feb. 18 2017

2-18-17 Face The Music Listings

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | 2 Comments

This week we are rerunning a show we aired on 12-3-16.  Our panelists were Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts and Ernie Green from the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra.  The Gilels was special and the Say was very fine…Finally what can one say about great vintage HVK. PLAY DATE: Sat, 2/18/2017 5:00 PM […]

Feb. 13 2017

2-13-17 Word On Wine Cotes Du Roussillon and Cahors!

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

This week we have some unusual French varieties to talk about…Actually they aren’t particularly unusual if you are a fan of wines from La Belle France!   1)2014 Domaine Piquemal.  Cotes Du Roussillion Tradition.  $15.  Grenache/Syrah.  This was nice and full bodied.  Great table wine for the dead of Winter!   2)Petit Jammes.  Cahors.  Malbec.  $10. […]

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