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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.

Aug. 10 2015

8-10-15 2 Rose 1 Bordeaux and Another from Hungary!

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

This week Mary and I tasted two Roses (I don’t have an easy accent!) the first was from Bordeaux and the second from Hungary. 1)2013 Chateau Goudichaud Rose 100% Cabernet Franc.  $15.  I was fortunate enough to taste this and as I read on line about it…Left Bank Right Price.  Nothing not to like…nice color […]

Aug. 08 2015

8-8-15 Music in Maryland Baltimore Choral Arts Society: Quest For Peace!

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

This week we have the privilege of broadcasting the Baltimore Choral Arts Society and their Quest For Peace Concert recorded on Sunday April 26, 2015 at Goucher College’s Kraushaar Auditorium. Tom Hall leads the full Chorus and string orchestra in poignant and powerful settings of “Dona Nobis Pacem” by Ralph Vaughan Williams and Peteris Vasks […]

Aug. 08 2015

8-8-15 Face The Music Listings!

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This week our panelists were Mike Mermagen and Victoria Chiang from the Aspen String Trio.  We liked the Mozart and really loved the Beethoven.  We were over the moon about the Janacek!  Here are the listings…hope you enjoyed the show. PLAY DATE: Sat, 8/8/2015 5:00 PM            227 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart       Violin Concerto No.  4 in […]

Aug. 06 2015

8-6-15 Word On Wine Summer Cocktails 2015!

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This week Mary and I talk about 4 Summer cocktails we are enjoying.  Here are the recipes!  These are really great…they just need names! 1)The Lisa!  A bottle of Rose.  A bit of soda.  Some Aperol.  Garnish with strawberries! 2)The Barcelona!  Casa Mariol or other high quality Spanish sweet vermouth.  Lemon Lime or Orange juice […]

Aug. 05 2015

8-6-15 Word On Wine Louie’s Remembered

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This week Mary and I stroll down memory lane as we remember Ice Cream Drinks at Louie’s.  We found some more contemporary Ice Cream Drinks on the July issue of food and wine.  I spent a lot of evenings playing at Louie’s back in the old days…it’s nice to remember them. Enjoy the show. Related […]

Aug. 03 2015

8-3-15 Word On Wine House of Mandela Thembu Collection

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This week Mary and I continue our sampling of House of Mandela Wines with The Thembu Collection.  These wines are Fair Trade and the winery was opened by Nelson Mandela’s daughter and grand daughter to honor him.  The Thembu Collection will be very visible on the shelf of your local wine store because they used […]

Aug. 01 2015

8-1-15 Face The Music Listings

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

This week our panelists were Phil Greenfield of the American Record Guide, Tuba player Ed Goldstein and Conductor Ernie Green.  We liked the Beethoven and Bartok, split on the Haydn and Mussorgsky.  Here are the listings, hope you enjoyed the show. PLAY DATE: Sat, 08/01/2015 5:00 PM            3211 Bela Bartok                   Piano Concerto No.  2  SZ  […]

Aug. 01 2015

8-1-15 Music in Maryland: Baltimore Chamber Orchestra!

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

This week Music In Maryland has a nice mixture of live and recorded performances by the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra conducted by Markand Thackar.  We have live performances of Mozart’s 30th Symphony and Beethoven’s Second from this past season’s performances at Goucher College’s Kraushaar Auditorium.  We also have a nice recording from 2009 of violist Victoria […]

Jul. 27 2015

7-27-15 Word On Wine House of Mandela Deep River Blends.

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

This week Mary and I review 2 wines from the House of Mandela winery in South Africa.  The winery was set up by Nelson Mandela’s daughter and grand daughter to honor their father and grandfather.  All wines from the winery are fair trade.  We reviewed two blends from the Deep River collection.  Both cost $11.  […]

Jul. 25 2015

7-25-15 Music in Maryland Leon Fleisher!

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

Earlier this week Leon Fleisher celebrated his 87th birthday on July 23.  I thought that this would be a good occasion to pay tribute to one of the most important musicians both at Peabody and in the Mid Atlantic Region.  I tried to pick repertoire from his earliest George Szell collaborations to his most recent […]

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