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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. 29 2016

10-29-16 Face The Music Listings.

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

This week our panel was Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts and Tuba Player Ed Goldstein from The Peabody Ragtime Ensemble and Annapolis Symphony.  We loved the Torke and the Stevenson reading of the Copland Lincoln Portrait is superb.  The Tchaikovsky was fine but there are so much better…The Field was also fine! Here are […]

Oct. 22 2016

10-22-16 Face The Music Listings!

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This week it was a pleasure to welcome John Bowen back to Face The Music.  John is currently living in Chicago and we are delighted he came to visit.  Also on the panel Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide and violinist and conductor Ronald Muchnik.  Trifonov is amazing, O’Conor pretty good and who couldn’t […]

Oct. 18 2016

10-22-16 Music In Maryland: Handel Choir Of Baltimore: Distant Bells.

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  This week we are presenting a concert entitled Distant Bells with The Handel Choir of Baltimore and their Music Director Arian Khaefi.  The program featured Handel’s Dixit Dominus, Part’s Berliner Messe and Vivaldi’s Gloria.  For full information click on the link below and zoom down to page 20! hcb-wild-roses-and-distant-bells-program-02-24-15 It was a really nice […]

Oct. 18 2016

10-22-16 Word On Wine Our Wine Stories!

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This week Mary and I take a little time and talk about our personal connections and history with wine.  Mine started out with my father insisting that while we would use kosher wine for blessings we would serve the wines of the world for Sabbath dinner!  Wine became a geography lesson!  During my high school […]

Oct. 16 2016

10-17-16 Word On Wine. New World Magic!

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This week Mary and I review two new world wines which were lovely examples of what we do well in the good old USA!  I admit I am a little old world obsessed with wine…particularly France…so it’s good to branch out.  We salute the great wine making in the good old USA.   1)2012 Maldonado […]

Oct. 15 2016

10-15-16 Face The Music Listings!

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This week it’s my pleasure to welcome back two members of The Aspen String Trio to FTM…Violist Victoria Chiang and cellist Mike Mermagen.  The big hit this week was the Tchaikovsky.  The Martinu and Haydn were enjoyed and the Bach not so much!  Here are the listings…Hope you enjoyed the show. PLAY DATE: Sat, 10/15/2016 […]

Oct. 14 2016

10-15-16 Music In Maryland Handel Choir And Sharon Isbin

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

It’s my pleasure to welcome the Handel Choir and Music Director Arian Khaefi back to Music in Maryland.  We are featuring selections from a concert they performed entitled Wild Roses on March 3, 2015 at Second Presbyterian Church in Baltimore.  The concert was to have been performed the previous Sunday but mother nature had other […]

Oct. 14 2016

10-13-16 Word On Wine Sweet Wine!

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Sweet Wine!  Oh so polarizing and oh so delicious!  Just look at the amazing wines pictured above.  Mary and I certainly have our favorites…This picture contains some of the world’s great and most expensive wines…And yet for some sweet wine is anathema!  Mary and I explore the ways some of these wines can be used […]

Oct. 08 2016

10-10-16 Word On Wine Cocktails Again!

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Yes it’s cocktail time again and frankly you don’t have to get fancy about it with umbrellas and miniature bicycles in your drink…you just need to concoct something for yourself or people you like that tastes great!  Cocktails are like sushi!  Super easy to make and everyone will be very impressed!  (OMG my secret is […]

Oct. 08 2016

10-8-16 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week our panel was Ernie Green from The Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra and Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts.  We loved the Gilels…Found the Senofsky interesting and adored the Mozart and Beethoven.  Here are the listings…hope you enjoyed the show. PLAY DATE: Sat, 10/08/2016 5:00 PM 22698 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Sonata […]

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