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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. 05 2016

3-5-16 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week our panel was made up of Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts, Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide and Ernie Green from the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra.  WE LOVED EVERYTHING!  Here are the listings…all winners! PLAY DATE: Sat, 3/5/2016 5:00 PM            49726 Leo Brouwer                   Triptico (1958)                         Naxos      573336 ORCH Brasil […]

Mar. 05 2016

3-5-16 Music In Maryland. The Zinman Years Part Deux.

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

This week I continue my discussions with Michael Lisicky of the BSO and we talk about the later Zinman years.  We discuss the orchestra’s relationship with Hilary Hahn and Joshua Bell, Dance Mix and the Grammy Award Winning New York Album. PLAY DATE: Sat, 03/05/2016 6:00 PM            71 Ludwig van Beethoven          Violin Concerto in D […]

Feb. 27 2016

2-27-16 Face The Music Listings

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This week our panel was made up of Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide, Ed Goldstein from the Peabody Ragtime Ensemble and our very own Kati Harrison.  We had some great new releases on the program and liked everything except the harp pieces!  Here are the listings…hope you enjoyed the show. PLAY DATE: Sat, […]

Feb. 27 2016

2-27-16 Music In Maryland. Baltimore Symphony…The Zinman Years Part 1

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | 3 Comments

This week I continue my discussions with Michael Lisicky 2nd Oboe of the Baltimore Symphony and author of Baltimore Symphony Orchestra A Century Of Sound.  Here’s a link! https://bsomusic.org/online-store/bso-centennial/centennial-book.aspx This week we focus on the years with David Zinman.  Both the music and the commentary are fabulous.  Part 2 of the Zinman years next week! […]

Feb. 20 2016

2-20-2016 Face The Music Listings

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

This week our panel was made up of our own Operations Director & Weekend Host  Kati Harrison and Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide.  We loved the Prokofiev…The rest was fine! Here are the listings…hope you enjoyed the show! PLAY DATE: Sat, 02/20/2016 5:00 PM            5532 Sergei Prokofiev              Piano Concerto No.  2 in g […]

Feb. 20 2016

2-20-16 Music In Maryland Baltimore Symphony Orchestra…The Comissiona Years!

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

This week I have the pleasure of continuing my discussions with Michael Lisicky 2nd oboe of the BSO.  We talk about the Comissiona years and sample some of the recordings of that era.  It is such a pleasure to talk candidly and openly about the history of the BSO.  One of the great artistic institutions […]

Feb. 13 2016

2-13-16 Face The Music Listings!

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This week our panel was made up of Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts, Julien Benichou from the Mid Atlantic Symphony and John Bowen who is visiting us from Chicago!  (Welcome Back Dr. Bowen!)  We could have lived without the Gorecki, loved the Chopin and the Vasks.  We adored the Jongen…Go Felix Hell!   […]

Feb. 13 2016

2-13-16 Music In Maryland. The Early Days of the BSO!

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

This week my guest is Michael Lisicki second oboist of the BSO.  Michael has written a book about the history of the orchestra and we talk extensively about its early days.  You get a chance to hear a scratchy LP performance of the Rachmaninoff Second Symphony from the late 50’s with Massimo Freccia conducting!  Also […]

Feb. 06 2016

2-6-16 Face The Music Listings!

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

This show was recorded on the last day of the February fundraiser.  Our panel was Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide (who pledged later!  Thanks Phil!) Ed Goldstein…Tuba player extraordinaire and amazing Bassoonist Bryan Young!  (Bryan is up to his ears playing in the pit of Phantom Of The Opera and was sweet to […]

Feb. 06 2016

2-6-16 Music In Maryland University of Maryland Honors Recital!

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

This week we present a University of MD Honor Chamber Recital which was recorded on December 6, 2015 at the Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center Here is the program!  Thanks so much to Rober DiLutis at UMCP for putting this all together! To fill we used the Baltimore Symphony’s Symphonie Fantastique with […]

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