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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.

Jun. 27 2015

6-27-15 Music in Maryland…Manuel Barrueco!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | 2 Comments

This week we are doing a bit of cheating on Music in Maryland.  The bad news is that we are not featuring live recordings…the good news is that we are featuring a fabulous retrospective on Baltimore guitarist Manuel Barrueco.  Last year Manuel Barrueco came out with a new CD entitled China West where he performs […]

Jun. 27 2015

6-27-15 Face The Music Listings!

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This week our panel was made up of Pianist Eva Mengelkoch from Towson University.  Critic Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts and Conductor Jed Gaylan from The Hopkins Symphony and the Bay Atlantic Orchestra.  Here are the listings…hope you enjoyed the show! PLAY DATE: Sat, 06/27/2015 5:00 PM            7366 Sergei Rachmaninoff           Piano Sonata No. […]

Jun. 20 2015

6-20-15 Music In Maryland Potpourri

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This week Music in Maryland presents an interesting potpourri of musical events.  We begin with a piece called Mutability by composer Dinos Constantinides  for clarinet and string quartet.  Our performers were clarinetist Robert DiLutis and Borislava Iltcheva, violin, Aaron Farrell, violin Stefka Ilieva, viola, Sussannah Montandon, cello.  The rest of our program came from various […]

Jun. 20 2015

6-20-15 Face The Music Listings

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This week our panel was made up of Phil Greenfield of the American Record Guide, Bassoonist Bryan Young of the Poulenc Trio and Charles Ellis , Music Director of the Prince George’s Philharmonic.  We really liked the Shostakovich and had more or less positive feelings about everything else.  It was a fun show…I hope you […]

Jun. 13 2015

6-13-15 Music In Maryland Peabody Recordings!

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This week we present some Peabody faculty members and some of their recordings.  Cellist Amit Peled has just released a really nice CD on Centaur and we will hear his Rachmaninoff Sonata.  It’s always a pleasure to hear Brian Ganz play anything…but especially Chopin.  We have the luxury of the complete op. 28.  finally Guitarist […]

Jun. 13 2015

6-15-15 Word On Wine 2 Wines From Porter creek

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This week Mary and I reviewed 2 wines from Porter Creek Winery in California.  http://www.portercreekvineyards.com/pages/wines_main.html Both were nice but the Carignane was nicer! 1)2010 Old Vine Carignane from Mendocino County.  $25.  Really nice Chewy and frankly delightful.  Good Balance of fruit and structure. 2)2010 Porter Creek Zinfandel.  $36.  Big and bountiful…a bit of green pepper […]

Jun. 13 2015

6-13-15 Face The Music Listings

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

This week our panel was made up of Ed Goldstein from the Annapolis Symphony, Ernie Green from the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra and Tom Hall of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society.  We liked the Brahms and Purcell…We split on the Haydn and the Rachmaninoff.  Here are the listings…hope you enjoyed the show. PLAY DATE: […]

Jun. 08 2015

6-8-15 Word On Wine Review 2 French Whites for Any Season!!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | 2 Comments

This week Mary and I review two really nice and inexpensive whites for Spring.  These are both light and zippy, guaranteed to compliment your Spring/Summer evening 1)2012 Domaine Guindon Muscadet sur Lie.  $15This was a very nice example of Muscadet which had the usual bracing minerality and saline quality.  Don’t wait until you have oysters […]

Jun. 06 2015

6-6-15 Music in Maryland Peabody Chopin Recital!

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This week we present an all Chopin Doctoral Recital featuring pianist Sungpil Kim.  To fill we used Marin Alsop and the Sao Paolo Symphony’s recording of Prokofiev’s Second Symphony and his tone poem Dreams.  It’s a new Naxos recording.  Click on the link below for the Chopin program. DMASOLO2 Related posts: 5-24-14 Music In Maryland […]

May. 30 2015

5-30-15 Music In Maryland Peabody/Mahler!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | 1 Comment

This week we present a performance of Mahler’s 7th Symphony featuring the Peabody Orchestra conducted by Hajime Teri Murai.  The performance was recorded at Peabody’s Friedberg Concert Hall on January 31, 2015.  To fill we used Mark O’Connor’s Americana Symphony which features the Baltimore Symphony conducted by Marin Alsop. PLAY DATE: Sat, 05/30/2015 7:25 PM            […]

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