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Jonathan Palevsky

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

Oct. 23 2021

10-23-21 Music In Maryland Annapolis Symphony

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 10-23-21 Music In Maryland Annapolis Symphony

This week we present this past October’s concert with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra.  The concert took place at the MD hall For the Creative Arts in Annapolis on October 1st and 2nd.  Thanks so much to everyone at the ASO for making the music available and it’s a pleasure for us to celebrate the orchestra’s […]

Oct. 22 2021

10-23-21 Face The Music Listings

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 10-23-21 Face The Music Listings

This week our panelist were Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide, Tuba Player Ed Goldstein and Bassoon Player Brian Young.  Lots of amazing recordings.  The Szell was awesome. PLAY DATE: Sat, 10/23/2021 5:00 PM 57 Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A Op 92 CBS/Sony 48158 COND George Szell George Cell ORCH Cleveland […]

Oct. 21 2021

10-21-21 Word on Wine Le Paradou

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | Comments Off on 10-21-21 Word on Wine Le Paradou

Nice bottle at a nice price $10 more or less…Mary and I say far vus nischt!  Why not.  Here’s our show we had a good time recording and sampling this.

Oct. 20 2021

10-20-21 The Least ‘Monumental’ 9th Symphony Ever!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs | Comments Off on 10-20-21 The Least ‘Monumental’ 9th Symphony Ever!

    Bonjour Mes Petits Amis!  What do Beethoven, Mahler and Dvorak Have in common?  They all died not too long after writing their Ninth Symphonies! Franz Schubert also didn’t live too much longer after his Ninth Symphony, but considering Schubert died at age 31 he didn’t live too much longer after anything! Anton Bruckner […]

Oct. 15 2021

10-15-21 Word on Wine Hot Cocktails!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | Comments Off on 10-15-21 Word on Wine Hot Cocktails!

Granted Fall has been mostly mild but the nights are starting to get cool…so why not think about some hot cocktails!  

Oct. 15 2021

10-16-21 Music in Maryland: Happy Birthday Marin Alsop!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 10-16-21 Music in Maryland: Happy Birthday Marin Alsop!

Today is Marin Alsop’s 64th birthday.  Will we still need her?  Will we still feed her…Heck yes!  Marin Also is no longer BSO Music Director…but she still is…BSO Music Director Emeritus, Director of the Ravinia Festival, Music Director of the Vienna Radio Symphony and on faculty at Peabody.  Not too shabby!  We have some nice […]

Oct. 15 2021

10-16-21 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 10-16-21 Face The Music Listings!

This week our panel was Dave Donovan FTM panelist emeritus, Bassoonist Bryan Young from the Poulenc Trio and Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide.  Lots of nice things and some very interesting Mozart.  We all loved the Francaix!   PLAY DATE: Sat, 10/16/2021 5:00 PM 38600 Jean Francaix Divertmento for Bassoon & String QuintetOrfeo […]

Oct. 14 2021

10-14-21 Word on Wine: Erbaluce!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | Comments Off on 10-14-21 Word on Wine: Erbaluce!

The Grape is Erbaluce di Caluso from the Piemonte in Italy.   Here is the bottle we tasted and liked a lot! Here’s our show!

Oct. 09 2021

10-09-21 Face The Music Listings

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 10-09-21 Face The Music Listings

This week we have a great panel and some great music.  Dave Donovan our FTM panelist emeritus, Tuba player Ed Goldstein and Phil Greenfield paid us a visit.  We loved the J.L. Bach, The Beethoven and the Beethoven!  Here are the listings hope you enjoy the program. PLAY DATE: Sat, 10/09/2021 5:00 PM 51550 Johann […]

Oct. 08 2021

10-9-21 Perilous Fights. Music of Peace and War. Pro Musica Rara!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 10-9-21 Perilous Fights. Music of Peace and War. Pro Musica Rara!

Hear Pro Musica Rara’s  “Perilous Fights” program  celebrating the Battle of Baltimore in the War of 1812 and the musical origins of The Star Spangled Banner. This exciting program from our archives features soprano Julianne Baird, violinist Cynthia Roberts, cellist Allen Whear, and fortepianist Eva Mengelkoch, vividly narrated by WBJC’s Jonathan Palevsky.  Enjoy this program, […]

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