Archive for the ‘Music In Maryland’ Category

Feb. 22 2019

2-23-19 Music in Maryland…Some music and musicians that are visiting us soon

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

This week the BSO is playing the Elgar Cello Concerto .  I thought it would be nice to hear the classic 1965 recording with Jacqueline Dupre and Sir John Barbirolli.   Also on this weekend’s program is the Debussy Rondes de Printemps which is the third Image from the Image for Orchestra by Debussy.  I also […]

Feb. 16 2019

2-16-19 Music in Maryland. Parker Quartet.

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This week we are airing a Candlelight Concert from October of 2017 that commemorated the centennial of the Soviet Revolution.  The Parker Quartet performed Stravinsky’s Concertino and 3 Pieces for String Quartet, Prokofiev’s 2nd Quartet and Shostakovich’s Third.  To fill I used Marin Alsop’s recording of Prokofiev’s Sixth Symphony (a masterpiece we rarely hear) which […]

Feb. 09 2019

2-9-19 Music in Maryland … Thank You!

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

Just a few pieces of music performed by local artists as a thank you for the amazing response to the latest WBJC fundraiser!  We had a great drive.  If you still want to pledge you can do so securely at WBJC.com Thanks again. PLAY DATE: Sat, 02/09/2019 6:00 PM 6744 Hugo Alfven Swedish Rhapsody No. […]

Feb. 02 2019

Music in Maryland From Russia with Khachaturian!

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

Some personal favorites this week inspired by the BSO offering up Khachaturian’s Violin Concerto this coming week.  David Oistrakh’s recording is special.  A bit of former BSO Music Director Yuri Temirkanov playing Shostakovich is always welcome.  The Stravinsky concerto is fabulous and having heard Baibe Skride play Sibelius in January, I’m a fan. PLAY DATE: […]

Jan. 19 2019

1-26-19 Music In Maryland…all Mozart!

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Mozart’s birthday is tomorrow but I thought we should celebrate with some local artists or artists who have been local at one time or another.  How the symphony # 19 got in there I don’t know…but it’s ok…it’s Mozart. Play Report PLAY DATE: Sat, 01/26/2019 6:00 PM 21807 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Violin Sonata No. 15 […]

Jan. 19 2019

1-19-19 Music In Maryland!

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

I thought we would play some of Andrew Constantine’s recordings.  Andrew lives in Baltimore and has done some nice recordings in Europe.  We added some vintage BSO to fill things up. PLAY DATE: Sat, 01/19/2019 6:00 PM 43265 Michael Torke Ecstatic Orange Ecstatic 92201 COND David Zinman David ZIHN mihn ORCH Baltimore Symphony Orchestra 11:00 […]

Jan. 05 2019

1-5-19 Music In Maryland Lura Johnson: The Art of Prelude and Fugue.

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

This week Pianist Lura Johnson was kind enough to share her Bach/Shostakovich recital with us…It’s pretty special. The Art of Prelude and Fugue Lura Johnson, piano Monday, November 19, 2018 7:30 pm Peabody Institute, Baltimore MD CONCERT 1 from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) and Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87 […]

Dec. 29 2018

12-29-18 Music In Maryland Leon Fleisher

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

  Next Weekend Leon Fleisher is performing with the Baltimore Symphony.  This is a good excuse to play some his recordings and celebrate this essential artist in his 90th year! PLAY DATE: Sat, 12/29/2018 6:00 PM 783 Johannes Brahms Piano Quintet in f Op 34 CBS/Sony 459972 ORCH Juilliard String Quartet SOLO Leon Fleisher, piano […]

Dec. 22 2018

12-22-18 Music in Maryland takes a Messiah Break!

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

Tis the season and tis Messiah season!  I love Handel’s Messiah and I love playing the Beecham version of Messiah every year on WBJC!  I see no reason why this tradition shouldn’t continue.  So sit back and enjoy the fabulous Beecham Messiah recorded in 1959. PLAY DATE: Sat, 12/22/2018 6:00 PM            114 George Frederich Handel       […]

Dec. 14 2018

12-15-18 Music In Maryland Messiah Part 2

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

This week we finish up with the BSO/Polochick Messiah.  I also added the Menotti Concerto for good measure!  I saw Messiah live last week with Ed Polochick and it was pretty amazing.  It’s great to have the recording but the live experience was special. PLAY DATE: Sat, 12/15/2018 6:00 PM 51156 George Frederich Handel Messiah: […]

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