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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. 21 2016

8-22-16 Word On Wine. Mary Is Back And We Have 2 White CDR’s To Review!

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

Mary Zajac and I have had the hardest time getting together to taste wine!  However my lovely wife Kati Harrison did an excellent job standing in for her these past few weeks.  This week we reviewed 2 white Cotes Du Rhone wines.  Both were 2015 vintage and both cost around $10. 1)Charles Thomas White Cotes […]

Aug. 20 2016

8-20-16 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 […]

Aug. 20 2016

8-20-16 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week our panel was Phil Greenfield of the American Record Guide, Tuba player and soon to be faculty member of Towson University Ed Goldstein and Jed Gaylin Music Director of the Hopkins and Bay Atlantic Orchestras.  We liked pretty much everything…though the Bartok String Quartets still elude my grasp…my loss.  Here are the listings […]

Aug. 18 2016

8-18-16 Word On Wine…Chill!

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That’s how we want our wine to be in the Summer…especially if it’s white!  However, sometimes we forget to chill the wine and we have a problem. Mary and I discuss what on earth to do!

Aug. 13 2016

8-13-2016 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, 08/13/2016 5:00 PM            5532 Sergei Prokofiev              Piano Concerto No.  2 in g […]

Aug. 13 2016

8-13-16 Music In Maryland Baltimore Symphony Orchestra…The Comissiona Years!

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

My Excellent Guest Host Michael Lisicky!   Sergiu Comissiona! 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 […]

Aug. 12 2016

8-15-16 Word On Wine Cocktails…Live and In Person!

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

    Looks delicious doesn’t it!  I think so. This week I made two of my current favorite cocktails for Mary!  Here are the recipes neither are challenging! 1)The Roosevelt! 2 oz. Pikesville Rye 2 oz. Limoncello…any brand will do.  Lots of freshly squeezed lime juice.  Fill Shaker with ice…Yum! 2)Cocktail still Sine Nomine…(This mixture needs […]

Aug. 11 2016

8-11-16 Word On Wine…Cocktails 2016!~

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

  Looks great doesn’t it!  I have something that resembles number 7.  I’ve always wanted the classic Zeppelin shaker…No matter…they all work fine.  I have been enjoying cocktails and Mary and I have  a really fun time discussing them.  This coming Monday we will taste two of my concoctions and I will share some of […]

Aug. 06 2016

8-6-16 Music In Maryland. The Early Days of the BSO!

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

Earlier this year I had the pleasure of doing an extensive series of programs on the history of the Baltimore Symphony.  I thought it would be nice to re-run what became a seven part series leading up to the BSO’s 101st season!  Here is the original post and description of the program. This week my […]

Aug. 06 2016

8-6-16 Face The Music Listings

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

This week our panel was made up of Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide and tuba player Ed Goldstein from the Peabody Ragtime Ensemble and Annapolis Symphony.  We really liked the Prokofiev and the Bach.  All are new releases!  Here are the listings, hope you enjoyed the show. PLAY DATE: Sat, 08/06/2016 5:00 PM            […]

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