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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.

Jan. 15 2021

1-16-21 Music In Maryland…Americana at its Best!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 1-16-21 Music In Maryland…Americana at its Best!

Many people really enjoyed the selections last week so here are a few more American symphonic gems.  Some of my personal favorites and I hope perhaps yours.  Enjoy! 6:00 PM 13244 Arthur Foote Suite for Strings in E Op 63 Naxos 559365 COND Gerard Schwarz Gerard SHWARTS ORCH Seattle Symphony 15:43 C 1 8-10 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ […]

Jan. 15 2021

1-16-21 Face the Music Listings

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 1-16-21 Face the Music Listings

This week we have a new show and some great music.  Our panel was FTM Panelist Emeritus Dave Donovan, Tuba player Ed Goldstein and Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide. PLAY DATE: Sat, 01/16/2021 5:00 PM 1671 Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 8 in E-Flat “Symphony of a DG/Archiv 4837871 COND Yannick Nezet-Seguin Jah-NEEK Nay-zay-Say-ga(n) […]

Jan. 09 2021

1-9-21 Face The Music Listings

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 1-9-21 Face The Music Listings

This week we had three really fabulous performances.  Our panel was Tuba player Ed Goldstein, WBJC’s Operations Director and weekend host Kati Harrison and Jed Gaylin conductor of the Bay Atlantic and Hopkins Orchestras.  This was a really fun show. PLAY DATE: Sat, 01/09/2021 5:00 PM 609 Ludwig van Beethoven Leonore Overture No. 3 in […]

Jan. 08 2021

1-9-21 Music In Maryland…The Best of Americana!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 1-9-21 Music In Maryland…The Best of Americana!

This has been a stressful week in the good old US of A and I thought it would be nice to play some of the greatest pieces of American music in the repertoire.  If you are curious about this music I did podcasts for the BSO for four of these pieces…here is a link to […]

Dec. 31 2020

1-2-21 Music In Maryland…Thank You Show!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 1-2-21 Music In Maryland…Thank You Show!

This week is all about saying thank you to our fabulous members who supported the station during our December drive.  I chose some favorite BSO recordings to do so.  December was a spectacular end to a challenging year.  I am grateful to each and every person who contributed.   6:00 PM 1501 Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov Caucasian […]

Dec. 31 2020

1-2-21 Face The Music Listings

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 1-2-21 Face The Music Listings

This week our panel was FTM Panelist Emeritus Dave Donovan, Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide and tuba player Ed Goldstein.  We particularly liked the Debussy and the Rachmaninoff.  The Bernstein also showed well! PLAY DATE: Sat, 01/02/2021 5:00 PM 4642 Sergei Rachmaninoff Trio elegiaque No. 1 in g DG/Archiv 4796979 SOLO Gidon Kremer, […]

Dec. 29 2020

12-29-20 Is it Hanukah, Chanukah or Khanukah Whichever it is the programs are finally posted!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Holiday Programs, Host Blogs, WBJC News | Comments Off on 12-29-20 Is it Hanukah, Chanukah or Khanukah Whichever it is the programs are finally posted!

First let me thank everyone for inspiring me to do this by pledging at WBJC.com.  I wanted to say thank you and this is what came to me at 3 in the morning!  I also want to thank Cantor Gideon Zelermyer of the Shaar Hashomayim in Montreal who helped this project with some great suggestions! […]

Dec. 26 2020

12-26-20 Face The Music Listings

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | 1 Comment

This week we have the pleasure of panelists Eva Mengelkoch pianist from Towson University, Tuba Player Ed Goldstein and Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide.  A new show and a good one! PLAY DATE: Sat, 12/26/2020 5:00 PM 52 Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 1 in C Op 21 United Arc 2 COND Bruno […]

Dec. 24 2020

12-26-20 Music In Maryland: Annapolis Symphony!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 12-26-20 Music In Maryland: Annapolis Symphony!

This week we have the pleasure of presenting a combination concert featuring the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra.  On the program Berlioz: Love Music from Romeo and Juliet.  Brahms Violin Concerto with violinist Noah Bendix-Balgley and the Hary Janos Suite by Zoltan Kodally.  To fill we enjoyed guitarist Manuel Barrueco playing 6 Tango Etudes by Astor Piazzolla. […]

Dec. 04 2020

12-5-20 Music In Maryland. Candlelight Concerts. Pacifica Quartet and Richard Goode

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 12-5-20 Music In Maryland. Candlelight Concerts. Pacifica Quartet and Richard Goode

This week we dip into the vault of the Candlelight Concert Society in Columbia for an all Beethoven concert featuring the Pacifica Quartet.  The concert was recorded on January 23, 2010.  On the program Beethoven’s String Quartet op. 18 No.  6, op. 74, ‘Harp’ and op. 135. This week the Peabody Conservatory announced that Richard […]

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