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Jonathan Palevsky

Jonathan Palevsky

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Jonathan is WBJC's Program Director and host of many WBJC programs. His full bio can be read here.

Jan. 19 2018

2-3-18 Music In Maryland…Celebrating Stephen Hough!

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

This weekend Stephen Hough returns to Baltimore to play some Mendelssohn.  It’s a good excuse to play some of his recordings.  Actually Stephen Hough like Mendelssohn has amazing talents in a wide variety of disciplines…We have interesting repertoire…the mostly forgotten Hummel b minor concerto and also the premiere recording of the Scharwenka fourth concerto.  A […]

Jan. 19 2018

1-27-18 Music In Maryland Mozart Mania!

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W. A. Mozart was born on this very day in 1756 and we are thrilled to celebrate him for most of the day!  Wonderful for weddings fabulous for funerals there isn’t a part of our lives that Mozart’s music doesn’t fit into and enhance.  We have fabulous local artists to play these amazing pieces…Hillary Hahn, […]

Jan. 19 2018

1-20-18 Music in Maryland

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A bit of everything this evening!  BSO Music Director Marin Alsop conducting two orchestras other than the BSO in Bartok and Prokofiev.  Sounds nice!  It was time to revisit the very fine live recording of Mahler 6 with David Zinman and the BSO and add a small twist.  When Zinman recorded the work it had […]

Jan. 13 2018

1-13-17 Music In Maryland…Just some great musicians and some great music.

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It was just time to play some great local artists and some of my favorite BSO recordings!  Not much else to say!   PLAY DATE: Sat, 01/13/2018 6:00 PM 3425 Johann Sebastian Bach Violin Partita No. 2 in d BWV 1004 Angel/EMI 49980 SOLO Manuel Barrueco, guitar 30:22 C 1 10-14 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:31 PM 50620 […]

Jan. 13 2018

1-13-17 Face The Music Listings!

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Lost of Cluytens this week!  Some worked out great some not so much.  Our Panel was Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide, Pianist Eva Mengelkoch from Towson State and Dr. Alexander Pantelyat violinist in his former life now JHU Physician!  Here are the listings…Hope you enjoy.  BTW the Bernstein was amazing. PLAY DATE: Sat, […]

Jan. 06 2018

1-6-18 Face The Music Listings

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

This week we had three violin concertos and three people! Our panel was Jed Gaylin from Hopkins Symphony and Bay Atlantic Orchestra, Ed Goldstein from Peabody Ragtime Ensemble and Annapolis Symphony and Moi! Three Violin Concertos including a gorgeous recording of Beethoven’s! PLAY DATE: Sat, 01/06/2018 5:00 PM 71 Ludwig van Beethoven Violin Concerto in […]

Jan. 06 2018

1-6-18 Music In Maryland Bernard Labadie!

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What’s Bernard Labadie doing on Music in Maryland! Good and fair question! He’s conducting the BSO this weekend in an all Mozart program and I thought it would be a good occasion to play some of his great baroque recordings. Here’s an interview I did with him earlier in the week…he’s pretty brilliant! Here are […]

Dec. 23 2017

12-23-17 Face The Music Listings

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This week was a really fun show.  With the exception of the Dvorak everything was vintage and donated by Dave Donovan!  I figured why not use them since Dave isn’t on the panel this week and he has excellent taste!  Our panel was Phil Greenfield of The American Record Guide, Tuba Player Ed Goldstein and […]

Dec. 15 2017

12-15-16 Annapolis Choral and Chamber Orchestra Perform Messiah

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The Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra are performing Handel’s Messiah at St. Anne’s Church in Annapolis this weekend. Here is a link for more information. www.liveartsmaryland.org Here’s my super interesting chat about Messiah with their conductor J. Ernest Green. Always nice to talk about a work we both love.

Dec. 09 2017

12-9-17 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week we had two conductors on our panel; Jed Gaylin from the Bay Atlantic Symphony and Hopkins Symphony and Ernie Green from the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra.  We loved everything except the Bach…Oh well.  Here are the listings…hope you enjoyed the show. PLAY DATE: Sat, 12/9/2017 5:00 PM            1039 Claude Debussy                Sonata for […]

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