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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.

Nov. 22 2014

11-22-14 Music in Maryland Leon Fleisher!

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

This evening Leon Fleisher is conducting the Peabody symphony in music by Bartok and Mendelssohn.  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 […]

Nov. 22 2014

11-22-14 Face The Music Listings!

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

On our panel this week Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide, Charles Ellis from the Prince George’s Philharmonic and Ed Goldstein from the Peabody Ragtime Ensemble and Annapolis Symphony.  We loved the Ravel, liked the Beethoven, split on the Mahler and liked the performance of the Nielsen but not the sound!  Here are the […]

Nov. 15 2014

11-15-14 Face The Music Listings!

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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, 11/15/2014 5:00 PM            1039 Claude Debussy                Sonata for […]

Nov. 14 2014

11-15-14 Music In Maryland, Annapolis Symphony!

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This week’s Music in Maryland is a concert from the current season of the Annapolis Symphony recorded on October 17 and 18 2014.  This was also an auspicious event as this was their first concerts in their newly remodeled hall. Maestro Jose-Luis Novo conducted the orchestra in Handel’s Music For The Royal Fireworks, Falla’s Nights […]

Nov. 08 2014

11-8-14 Face The Music Listings

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This week our panelists were Phil Greenfield from American Record Guide, Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts and our very own Kati Harrison.  We loved everything and the fact that three out of the four pieces had Canadian content was just an accident…Two from Quebec and one from Ontario!  Go figure!  Here are the […]

Nov. 07 2014

11-8-14 Music in Maryland, The Monument Piano Trio

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This week we feature a recording made right here in Baltimore by the Monument Piano Trio.  This is their debut recording from 2011 and it was recorded at the Wright Theatre at the University of Baltimore.  (A fabulous and relatively unknown place to hear music!)  The Monument Piano Trio is made up of violinist Igor […]

Nov. 01 2014

11-1-14 Face The Music Listings

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

This week we loved the Symphonie Fantastique…Just almost in time for Halloween!  We also loved ye olde Baltimore Symphony doing Mahler…Our panel was Kati Harrison from WBJC, Charles Ellis from the Prince George’s Philharmonic and David Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts.  Enjoy the listings. PLAY DATE: Sat, 11/01/2014 5:00 PM            79 Hector Berlioz                Symphonie […]

Nov. 01 2014

11-1-14 Music In Maryland Post Classical Ensemble

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This week the Post Classical Ensemble plays Dvorak!  Our concert was recorded at Dekelbaum Hall, University of Maryland College Park,  March 1, 2013.  On the program the Dvorak Serenade for Strings and the American Suite.  Thanks so much to their Artistic Director Joseph Horowitz and to their Music Director Angel Gil-Ordonez for providing the recording.  […]

Oct. 23 2014

10-23-14 Word On Wine Franciacorta

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This week my guest is Giovanni Bresciani, Export Manager from L’Arcipelago Muratori.   Giovanni works at Villa Crespia where they are making Franciacorta…an Italian sparkling wine using the grapes found in Champagne…Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.   It was nice of him to pay us a visit and talk about his unique area of Italy and their philosophy […]

Oct. 11 2014

10-11-14 Music In Maryland Pacifica Quartet!

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

This week Music in Maryland features a concert from the Candlelight Concert Society from April 14 2012.  The Pacifica Quartet perform on their own and joined by pianist Christopher Shih.  On the program Beethoven’s String Quartet op. 18 # 6, Shostakovich’s String Quartet # 9 op. 117 and Schumann’s Piano Quintet. Next week the Candlelight […]

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