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:

  • 7-26-14 Face The Music Listings!

    This week it is a pleasure to welcome back Phil Greenfield from The American record Guide and it’s also a pleasure to have two of our stalwart regulars; Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts and Jed Gaylan from the Bay Atlantic and Hopkins Symphonies.  This week we pay tribute to David Zinman in honor […]

  • 7-26-14 Music In Maryland…Tribute to the BSO and David Zinman.

    This week David Zinman announced that he would be retiring from his position as Music Director of the Tonhalle Orchestra in Zurich.  I thought we would use this occasion to play some of the live recordings that he made during his 13 year tenure as Music Director of the Baltimore Symphony.  Frankly these were great […]

  • 7-21-14 Word On Wine 2 Alsatians!

    Did you ever hear the one about 2 Alsatians who went into a bar?  I didn’t either nor am I likely to.  However, I did hear and taste two really nice wines from a very obscure corner of Alsace which I really loved!  The area is called Moselle and it is the most northern winery […]