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.

Jonathan can be reached at

recent posts:

  • 7-27-15 Word On Wine House of Mandela Deep River Blends.

    This week Mary and I review 2 wines from the House of Mandela winery in South Africa.  The winery was set up by Nelson Mandela’s daughter and grand daughter to honor their father and grandfather.  All wines from the winery are fair trade.  We reviewed two blends from the Deep River collection.  Both cost $11.  […]

  • 7-25-15 Music in Maryland Leon Fleisher!

    Earlier this week Leon Fleisher celebrated his 87th birthday on July 23.  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 his most recent […]

  • 7-25-15 Face The Music Listings!

    This week our panel was Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide, Ed Goldstein tuba player from the Annapolis Symphony and Jed Gaylin from the Hopkins Symphony and Bay Atlantic Orchestra.  We had lots of disagreement and good discussion.  Here are the listings…hope you enjoyed the show. PLAY DATE: Sat, 07/25/2015 5:00 PM            129 Wolfgang […]