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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.

Oct. 07 2017

10-7-17 Music In Maryland Chamber Music By Candlelight!

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

I recently bumped into violinist Ivan Stefanovic at the BCO concert and he said he was trying to get me new recordings of his colleagues from Chamber Music By Candlelight at Second Presbyterian Church in Baltimore…so while we patiently like Job here are a few vintage recordings featuring BSO musicians. Pender: Variations for Oboe and […]

Sep. 30 2017

9-30-17 Face The Music Listings!

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This week our panel was made up of Jed Gaylin from the Hopkins and Bay Atlantic Symphonies, WBJC’s Kati Harrison and Tuba Player Ed Goldstein.  The Bach Goldberg Variations with Mahan Esphahani really stole the show.  We didn’t care for the Brahms cello sonata but the piano quintet was good.  We liked the Chopin…I liked […]

Sep. 29 2017

9-30-17 Music In Maryland Shameless BSO Plug!

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

Next week the Baltimore Symphony has a super nice program and I’ve been working my you know what off doing the podcasts.  The concert has two Scottish pieces and then excerpts from Parsifal…a great way to enjoy Wagner’s amazing music from his final opera without sitting through endless hours of staging.  You can find out […]

Sep. 23 2017

9-23-17 Face The Music Listings

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This week we had some really fine new recordings.  The Finlandia with chorus was great as was pretty much everything else!  Our panel was Ed Goldstein tuba player from the Annapolis Symphony and WBJC’s Kati Harrison.  I almost forgot…the Cuban music was fabulous! Here are the listings! PLAY DATE: Sat, 09/23/2017 5:00 PM 273 Jean […]

Sep. 23 2017

9-23-17 Music In Maryland…Some performances and players to look forward to!

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John Nauman is playing Gershwin with Concert Artists on 10/7 and Jonathan Leshnoff’s cello concerto is being performed by the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra on 10/1.  This was a good excuse to play John Nauman’s recording of the Rachmaninoff Cello Sonata and the Leshnoff Second Symphony!  A couple of BSO recordings rounded everything off! PLAY DATE: […]

Sep. 15 2017

9-16-17 Music In Maryland 2 Serious American Symphonies and Strings!

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

This week We hear Bach courtesy of BSO Principal Cellist Darius Skoraczewski and Dvorak from BSO Concert Master Jonathan Carney!  Add to that Marin Alsop is conducting Bernstein Kaddish Symphony in honor of Rosh Hashanah and the Barber Symphony # 2 we haven’t played in forever!   PLAY DATE: Sat, 09/16/2017 6:00 PM 2964 Johann […]

Sep. 15 2017

9-16-17 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week Stalwart Face The Music Panelists had the pleasure of some nice things.  Particularly Charles Owen’s Bach Partitas on Avie and the Boston Symphony playing Brahms 3.  Dave Donovan from Pratt Library and Phil Greenfield from American Record Guide did right by us!  It was a really nice show.   PLAY DATE: Sat, 09/16/2017 […]

Sep. 09 2017

9-9-17 Face The Music Listings

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

This week our panel was Bryan Young from the Poulenc Trio, Ed Goldstein from the Peabody Ragtime Ensemble and Annapolis Symphony and Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide.  We split on the Brahms piano solos but loved everything else! Here are the listings…hope you enjoyed the show. PLAY DATE: Sat, 9/9/2017 5:00 PM 43137 […]

Sep. 08 2017

9-9-17 Music In Maryland, Dvorak and Marin Alsop!

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

This week we feature a Dvorak recording with the BSO a day late for his birthday and a couple of recordings featuring BSO Music Director Marin Alsop with some of her other orchestras.  BSO season starts next week and the Gala is tonight!  Go and support the fine musicians of our fabulous orchestra!  (That’s an […]

Sep. 02 2017

9-2-17 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week our panel was made up of old friends!  Brian Young from the Poulenc Trio, Ed Goldstein from the Peabody Ragtime and Baltimore Jazz Orchestra and Ernie Green from the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra.  We loved Yundi’s Beethoven, like Ms. Nagano’s Mozart and enjoyed the Saint Saens.  The Berlioz…not so much!  Here are […]

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