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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.

Sep. 10 2016

9-10-16 Music In Maryland Marin Alsop V. 1.

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

  This week I continue my series of programs on the history of the Baltimore Symphony with second oboist Michael Lisicky.  We talk about the early years with Maestra Marin Alsop and air some of the earliest recordings she made with the BSO.  In fact we will air a recording of The Rite of Spring […]

Sep. 10 2016

9-12-16 Word On Wine The last Rose of Summer!

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This week Mary and I reviewed two wines that are nice for the end of Summer.  Now that it’s just about finished I am completely nostalgic for the Summer and wish I had it back…oh well there’s always next year.  These wines will help ease you into Fall!     1)Protea Rose.  South Africa $15. […]

Sep. 08 2016

9-8-16 Word On Wine…Sours…The Essential Cocktail!

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  I wish Mary and I could take credit for this wisdom but it comes right out of Bon Appetit Magazine…Link is provided. Voila!   http://www.bonappetit.com/drinks/cocktails/article/easy-cocktail-recipes-sours Amaze your friends (I did) with spectacular cocktails that have no more than four ingredients!  It’s simple and fun…Even if you make a total mess of things the only bad […]

Sep. 03 2016

9-3-16 Music in Maryland BSO The Years With Yuri.

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

    This week I continue our series of programs on the history of the Baltimore Symphony.  My guest is author and second oboist of the orchestra Michael Lisicky.  In addition to discussing the years with Yuri we also play many of the recordings made during his tenure.  Music includes excerpts from Mussorgsky’s Pictures at […]

Sep. 01 2016

9-1-16 Word On Wine….Manifesto!

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

man·i·fes·to noun A  public declaration of policy and aims, especially one issued before an election by a political party or candidate. Truthfully…Mary and I aren’t running for…or away from anything.  We just thought it might be time to talk about what we believe in when it comes to wine!  So here’s our credo with regards […]

Aug. 28 2016

8-29-16 Word On Wine White Bordeaux and CDR! Both around $13!

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This week Mary and I reviewed a white and a red which are very solid and great for the last days of Summer…that would be the next month or so!   1)2014 Chateau Les Jourdis.  White Bordeaux.  Made by Bernard Magrez.  $14.  This had a dull nose but was great on the pallet.  We really […]

Aug. 27 2016

8-27-16 Face The Music Listings

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

This week our panelists were Ed Goldstein tuba player from the Annapolis Symphony, Ernie Green from the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra and Dave Donovan From Pratt Library Fine Arts. We all loved the Marimba Concerto…big disagreement on the Bandoneon!  Haydn was a success.  The Mozart…not so much.  Here are the listings…hope you enjoyed the […]

Aug. 27 2016

8-27-16 Music In Maryland. The Zinman Years Part Deux.

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

  This week I continue my discussions with Michael Lisicky of the BSO and we talk about the later Zinman years.  We discuss the orchestra’s relationship with Hilary Hahn and Joshua Bell, Dance Mix and the Grammy Award Winning New York Album. PLAY DATE: Sat, 08/27/2016 6:00 PM            71 Ludwig van Beethoven          Violin Concerto in […]

Aug. 25 2016

8-25-16 Word On Wine…Wine Apps!

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  A few weeks ago my brother Murray turned me on to a wine scanning App called Vivino.  https://www.vivino.com/   I downloaded it onto my Iphone and it worked pretty well…It enabled you to take a picture of a bottle and then it would compare that to its data base.  Sometimes it worked really well […]

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 […]

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