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Jonathan Palevsky

Jonathan Palevsky

About Jonathan

Jonathan is WBJC's Program Director and host of many WBJC programs. His full bio can be read here.

Apr. 04 2020

4-4-20 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week our panel was Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide, Ernie Green from The Annapolis Chorale and WBJC’s own Kati Harrison.  We celebrated Rachmaninoff’s Birthday which was on April 1 and had a fabulous time.  Here are the listings! Enjoy! Play Report PLAY DATE: Sat, 04/4/2020 5:00 PM 169 Sergei Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto […]

Apr. 04 2020

4-4-20 Music In Maryland. Music from Peabody!

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

During this time when we have no concerts happening it’s great that my Alma Mater Peabody made some performances available to us!  Very super grateful! Mozart: Symphony No.  40.  Peabody Chamber/Leon Fleisher.  Recorded 1/30/2019 Elgar: Cello Concerto.  Peabody Symphony Orchestra; Mafalda Sofia Santos, vc/Joseph Young.  Recorded 12/1/2018 Hanson: Symphony No.  2, ‘Romantic’.  Peabody Symphony/Joseph Young.  […]

Mar. 28 2020

3-28-20 Music in Maryland Candlelight Concerts…Behzod Abdurahimov

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

This very evening the excellent pianist from Uzbekistan, Behzod Abdurahimov, was supposed to have performed as part of the Candlelight Concert Society.  We are fortunate that he did a recital in October of 2016 at Candlelight and we have two pieces by Bach and a Prokofiev Sonata for you.  We are also delighted to air […]

Mar. 28 2020

3-28-20 Face The Music Listings.

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

This week we are re-running a show from April of 2016!  Our guests were Dave Donovan, FTM panelist emeritus, Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide and Jim Harp from Maryland Opera.  Here’s what we played.  Enjoy and stay safe! PLAY DATE: Sat, 03/28/2020 5:00 PM 3845 Robert Schumann Carnaval Op 9 Naxos 573124 COND […]

Mar. 25 2020

3-25-20 Some things that are sustaining me during these times!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

With the advent of Covid – 19 all of our lives have changed so dramatically!  All the lectures, classes and podcasts that I do in addition to radio have all disappeared!  March April and May, some of my busiest months (and if you know me I am a pretty busy guy) are now empty other […]

Mar. 21 2020

3-21-20 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week we review some Bach in honor of his birthday…a really nice recording of the Bartok Concerto For Strings Percussion and Celesta, Bruckner’s 7th makes an appearance and a Shostakovich Symphony you don’t often hear.  Our panelists…composer and stage director John Bowen, FTM Panelist Emeritus Dave Donovan, and WBJC’s own Weekend Host Kati Harrison. […]

Mar. 20 2020

3-21-20 Music In Maryland…What We Would Have Heard!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music From Movies | No Comments

It’s Bach’s observed birthday so we have lutenist Ronn Mcfarlane and a nice Brandenburg recording from La Belle Province.  The BSO was to play Mendelssohn but that is sadly cancelled…they did do a nice recording back in the day with Sergiu Comissiona.  The BSO is scheduled to perform Holst’s Planets in late April…keep your fingers […]

Mar. 14 2020

3-14-20 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 Peabody Ragtime Ensemble and Baltimore Jazz Orchestra, Ernie Green from the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra and Face The Music Panelist Emeritus Dave Donovan. We all loved the Marimba Concerto…big disagreement on the Bandoneon!  Haydn was a success.  The Mozart…not so much.  Here are […]

Mar. 13 2020

3-14-20 Music In Maryland Riversdale Chamber Music Society.

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

This week we have the pleasure of a March 2020 recording with clarinetist Robert DiLutis and the Mellifera Quartet.  On the program 2 pieces for string quartet by Rebecca Clarke, the Nocturne from the clarinet concerto by Theodoor Verhey and the Brahms Clarinet Quintet. PLAY DATE: Sat, 03/14/2020 7:00 PM 254 Richard Strauss Death and […]

Mar. 07 2020

3-7-20 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week our panel was Jose Luis Novo from the Annapolis Symphony.  Ernie Green from the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra and Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts.  It was a lovely show and we had a great time.  Here are the listings.  Enjoy! Play Report PLAY DATE: Sat, 03/7/2020 5:00 PM 10033 Enrique […]

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