Jonathan Palevsky

Host - Jonathan Palevsky

Jonathan plays guitar and rides a bicycle, but not at the same time.

Greetings, I’m Jonathan Palevsky, Program Director here at WBJC. I have had the pleasure of working for the station since 1986 when I became a part-time announcer. I have been the station’s Program Director since 1990. I am originally from Montreal and came to Baltimore in 1982 to study classical guitar at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. I have hosted just about every conceivable time slot at WBJC, but can regularly be heard hosting the WBJC Operafest, our music review program Face the Music and the CD reissue program Past Masters.

My current off-air obsessions include skiing,  playing guitar and  and being the host of Cinema Sundays at the Charles Theatre.

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recent posts:

  • 11-22-14 Music in Maryland Leon Fleisher!

    This evening Leon Fleisher is conducting the Peabody symphony in music by Bartok and Mendelssohn.  I thought that this would be a good occasion to pay tribute to one of the most important musicians both at Peabody and in the Mid Atlantic Region.  I tried to pick repertoire from his earliest George Szell collaborations to […]

  • 11-22-14 Face The Music Listings!

    On our panel this week Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide, Charles Ellis from the Prince George’s Philharmonic and Ed Goldstein from the Peabody Ragtime Ensemble and Annapolis Symphony.  We loved the Ravel, liked the Beethoven, split on the Mahler and liked the performance of the Nielsen but not the sound!  Here are the […]

  • 11-15-14 Face The Music Listings!

    This week we had two conductors on our panel; Jed Gaylin from the Bay Atlantic Symphony and Hopkins Symphony and Ernie Green from the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra.  We loved everything except the Bach…Oh well.  Here are the listings…hope you enjoyed the show. PLAY DATE: Sat, 11/15/2014 5:00 PM            1039 Claude Debussy                Sonata for […]