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

Nov. 23 2022

11-26-22 Music in Maryland American Music for Thanksgiving Weekend!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 11-26-22 Music in Maryland American Music for Thanksgiving Weekend!

Happy Thanksgiving weekend!  I always enjoy playing some of my favorite music! 6:00 PM 18171 Samuel Barber Symphony No. 1 Op 9 Argo 436288 COND David Zinman David ZIHN mihn ORCH Baltimore Symphony Orchestra 19:26 C 1 6-9 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:20 PM 1290 George Gershwin Piano Concerto in F London 14091 COND Marin Alsop ORCH Baltimore […]

Nov. 23 2022

11-26-2022 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 11-26-2022 Face The Music Listings!

This week we have a great new show for Thanksgiving weekend.  Our panel Rafaella Dreisen General Manager from the Hopkins Symphony, Jed Gaylin Music Director of the Hopkins Symphony and the Bay Atlantic Orchestra and Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide. PLAY DATE: Sat, 11/26/2022 5:00 PM 589 Samuel Barber School for Scandal Overture […]

Nov. 19 2022

11-19-22 Face The Music Listings

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 11-19-22 Face The Music Listings

This week we have a great new show!  Our excellent panelists…Rafaela Dreisin General Manager of the Hopkins Symphony, Jed Gaylin Music Director of the Hopkins Symphony and the Bay Atlantic Symphony Orchestra and WBJC Operations Director and Weekend Host, Kati Harrison. Some really nice new recordings and also Rachmaninoff playing his own music! PLAY DATE: […]

Nov. 18 2022

11-19-22 Music in Maryland…Nothing Fancy!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 11-19-22 Music in Maryland…Nothing Fancy!

This week we have nothing fancy but some great music.  The Baltimore Symphony is playing Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique and pianist Stewart Goodyear is playing Ravel Piano Concerto for the Left Hand.  We played the Ravel a little while ago so we substituted the Leroy Anderson!  We threw in the Prokofiev for good measure with Marin […]

Oct. 29 2022

10-30-21 Pro Musica Rara: Poe and the Diabolical Baroque and We’ll Always Have Paris!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 10-30-21 Pro Musica Rara: Poe and the Diabolical Baroque and We’ll Always Have Paris!

Well boys and girls it’s two days before Halloween and we are broadcasting a concert featuring scary baroque and baroque like music.  On the program tonight…   Bertali: Chiacona Marais: The Gallbladder Operation…very scary! Froberger: Tombeau on the death of Mr. Blancheroche Whear: The Cask of Amontillado Before that we are presenting selections from a […]

Oct. 29 2022

11-5-2022 Music in Maryland Marin Alsop returns to Baltimore!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 11-5-2022 Music in Maryland Marin Alsop returns to Baltimore!

On 11/10 & 11 Marin Alsop returns to Baltimore to conduct Beethoven’s 5th symphony and Shostakovich’s 1st Violin Concerto with soloist Augustin Hadelich.  I picked some of my favorite performances.  Also composer Manolo Sanlucar passed earlier this year so we played his Medea Suite featuring guitarist Manuel Barrueco. 6:00 PM 48941 Manolo Sanlucar Medea: Suite […]

Oct. 29 2022

11-5-2022 Face The Music Listings

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 11-5-2022 Face The Music Listings

This week it was all vocal as I had Jim Harp from Maryland Opera and Blake Clark (Music Director)  and Jack Fishman (Executive Director)  from Baltimore Choral Arts.  2 pieces of choral music and 2 operatic selections…we had fun! 5:00 PM 1579 Ruggiero Leoncavallo Pagliacci: Prologo “Si puo? Si puo?” LWF 59279 COND Frieder Weissmann […]

Oct. 28 2022

10-29-22 Face the Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 10-29-22 Face the Music Listings!

This week we had a truly amazing show with fantastic commentary and performances.  A show like this doesn’t come around often.  Our panel was WBJC’s Kati Harrison, Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide and Jed Gaylin from the Bay Atlantic Orchestra and Hopkins Symphony. PLAY DATE: Sat, 10/29/2022 5:00 PM 299 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart […]

Oct. 22 2022

10-22-2022 Music in Maryland: Marc Andre Hamelin @ Candlelight Concert Society in Columbia 10-29!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 10-22-2022 Music in Maryland: Marc Andre Hamelin @ Candlelight Concert Society in Columbia 10-29!

Pianist Marc Andre Hamelin will be in Columbia on 10/29 and I had the pleasure of interviewing him on Zoom! Here’s what else was on the program! 6:16 PM 2334 Robert Schumann Fantasia in C Op 17 Hyperion 67166 SOLO Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano Am-la(ng) 32:51 C 1 1-3 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:50 PM 242 Antonin Dvorak Symphony […]

Oct. 22 2022

10-22-2022 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 10-22-2022 Face The Music Listings!

This week our panel was WBJC’s Operations Director/Weekend Host Kati Harrison, Bryan Young, Bassoonist from the Poulenc Trio and Pianist Lisa Weiss.  An interesting show…particularly the Mozart! PLAY DATE: Sat, 10/22/2022 5:00 PM 2086 Maurice Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin Pentatone 5186204 COND Seiji Ozawa SAY gee Oh ZOW uh ORCH Boston Symphony Orchestra 17:00 […]

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