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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. 10 2015

10-10-15 Face The Music Listings

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This week our panel was made up of Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide, Ed Goldstein from the Peabody Ragtime Ensemble and our very own Kati Harrison.  We had some great new releases on the program and liked everything except the harp pieces!  Here are the listings…hope you enjoyed the show. PLAY DATE: Sat, […]

Oct. 10 2015

10-10-15 Music In Maryland Finckel & Han Chez Columbia!

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This week Music in Maryland presents Cellist David Finckel and Pianist Wu Han in a recital recorded at Smith Theatre Howard Community College in Columbia Maryland.  The recital was part of the Candlelight Concert Society Series and was recorded on November 15, 2014.  On the program: Strauss: Cello Sonata op. 6 Messiaean: Praise To The […]

Oct. 07 2015

10-07-15 Live Arts Maryland presents Carousel!

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Ernie Green has been doing a very nice job of presenting Rogers and Hammerstein works with the Annapolis Chorale, Chamber Orchestra and Soloists.  The performance is on Friday and Saturday October 9 & 10 at the Maryland Hall For The Creative Arts in Annapolis.  Here is a link to their website! http://liveartsmaryland.org/?p=4679 We had a […]

Sep. 26 2015

9-26-15 Music In Maryland BSO plays Gershwin while Ronn McFarlane plays the lute!

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

This week Music in Maryland (affectionately known as MiM) combines the two most different genres ever.  We have the noisy but spectacular music by Gershwin on his birthday.  We also have the fabulous delicate lute performances by Ronn McFarlane in honor of his upcoming concert with Mindy Rosenfeld at Strathmore Mansion.  Here is a link […]

Sep. 26 2015

9-26-15 Face The Music Listings!

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This week our panel was made up of Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts, Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide and Ernie Green from the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra.  WE LOVED EVERYTHING!  Here are the listings…all winners! PLAY DATE: Sat, 09/26/2015 5:00 PM            49726 Leo Brouwer                   Triptico (1958)                         Naxos      573336 ORCH Brasil […]

Sep. 19 2015

9-19-15 Music In Maryland…Where in the world is David Zinman?

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Last week Kati and I went to the BSO centennial gala and it was as if David Zinman had never conducted the orchestra!  Frankly his  years with the BSO as Music Director (1985 – 1998) were among the orchestras greatest.  In this centennial year it is truly ridiculous that he still refuses to conduct the […]

Sep. 19 2015

9-19-15 Face The Music Listings

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This week we have an all new show with all new releases!  Our panel was Phil Greenfield of The American Record Guide, Ed Goldstein Tuba player extraordinaire with the Annapolis Symphony and Charles Ellis Music Director of the Prince Georges Philharmonic.  We didn’t care for the Haydn, adored the Brahms, split on the Saint Saens […]

Sep. 14 2015

9-14-15 Word On Wine Monte & Duke

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This week Mary and I review two reds we are both fond of.   Mary reviewed the 2012 DaMa Montepulciano D’abruzzo.  $12.  Nice Cherries and rustic in all the right places.  I reviewed the 2012 Molly Duker Shiraz.  $19.  I had heard about this wine from Kati and decided to pick up a bottle.  16% […]

Sep. 12 2015

9-12-15 Music In Maryland A Tribute To The Baltimore Symphony Gala!

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This week we pay tribute to the Baltimore Symphony by playing recordings of some of the great artists who are playing with them tonight at the Meyerhoff.  We pay tribute to both Lang Lang and Christopher Seaman who are in Baltimore tonight and we hear two recordings featuring Marin Alsop who is the BSO’s Music […]

Sep. 12 2015

9-12-15 Face The Music Listings

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This week our panel was made up of Jim harp from Lyric Opera Baltimore, Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide and Dr. Jim Weiss from Johns Hopkins Hospital.  It’s great to have both Jims back after a long hiatus! Meanwhile we liked the Haydn and Scriabin…Loathed the Mussorgsky and had very mixed feelings on […]

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