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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.

May. 13 2022

5-13-22 Maryland Lyric Opera Don Carlo Interview with Maestro Louis Salemno

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Operafest | Comments Off on 5-13-22 Maryland Lyric Opera Don Carlo Interview with Maestro Louis Salemno

I love Verdi’s Don Carlo and spending a few minutes speaking with Maestro Louis Salemno about his favorite opera was time very well spent.  Don Carlo is at the Music Center at Strathmore 5/13 & 15.  For information MDLO.org.  The recording I used is the amazing Giulini EMI recording…You can hear more on the Opera […]

May. 13 2022

5-14-22 Music In Maryland. Amit Peled, The Mount Vernon Virtuosi and the Peabody Cello Gang!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 5-14-22 Music In Maryland. Amit Peled, The Mount Vernon Virtuosi and the Peabody Cello Gang!

I just received a new recording from cellist Amit Peled which I am looking forward to sharing and we should also re-broadcast some of the Mount Vernon Virtuosi and Peabody Cello Gang recordings.  It’s a fun show with great music. PLAY DATE: Sat, 05/14/2022 6:00 PM 4074 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart String Quintet No. 2 in […]

May. 06 2022

5-7-22 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 5-7-22 Face The Music Listings!

This week…an all new show.  Our panelists Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide, Tuba Player Ed Goldstein and Ernie Green from The Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra.  The Wagner was particularly good! PLAY DATE: Sat, 05/07/2022 5:00 PM 37244 Joseph Haydn Notturno No. 1 in C HOB 25 Orfeo 246922 ORCH Wiener Concert-Verein 13:15 […]

May. 06 2022

5-7-22 Music in Maryland! Brahms/Tchaikovsky!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 5-7-22 Music in Maryland! Brahms/Tchaikovsky!

May 7th is one of my favorite days for music because it’s the birthday of Brahms and Tchaikovsky! I have played over the music of that scoundrel Brahms. What a giftless bastard! I annoys me that this self-inflated mediocrity is hailed as a genius. Why, in comparison with him, Raff is a giant, not to […]

Apr. 30 2022

4-30-22 Face The Music Listings

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

This week our panel was Tuba Player Ed Goldstein, FTM Panelist Emeritus Dave Donovan and WBJC’s Kati Harrison. We had amazing recordings the whole show. Frankly we all had a great time. PLAY DATE: Sat, 04/30/2022 5:00 PM 1813 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Quartet No. 1 in g K 478 DG/Archiv 4836574 ORCH Emerson String […]

Apr. 29 2022

4-30-22 Music in Maryland Baltimore Chamber Orchestra Finishes Beethoven Concerto Cycle!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 4-30-22 Music in Maryland Baltimore Chamber Orchestra Finishes Beethoven Concerto Cycle!

Sunday 5/1 at 3 The Baltimore Chamber Orchestra finishes their Beethoven Concerto Cycle with Alexander Shtarkman playing the Emperor Concerto (No.  5).  Also on the program music by Jonathan Leshnoff and Schubert.  Should be a great concert!  Pre-concert talk at 2:15. PLAY DATE: Sat, 04/30/2022 6:00 PM 2314 Franz Schubert Symphony No. 3 in D […]

Apr. 23 2022

4-23-22 Music In Maryland BSO, Fleisher and Philly?

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 4-23-22 Music In Maryland BSO, Fleisher and Philly?

I was inspired by Face the Music this week to play the whole Rachmaninoff 1st Symphony…Fleisher playing Liszt from the beginning of his career and the BSO recording of the Brahms Piano Quartet couldn’t hurt! 6:00 PM 3483 Johannes Brahms Piano Quartet No. 1 in g Op 25 Vox/MMG 9016 COND Sergiu Comissiona SAIR joo […]

Apr. 23 2022

4-23-22 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 4-23-22 Face The Music Listings!

Another new show this week!  Tuba Player Ed Goldstein, Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide and writer/pianist Kris Faatz made up our amazing panel.  What a fun show. PLAY DATE: Sat, 04/23/2022 5:00 PM 39319 Joseph Haydn Piano Sonata No. 46 in A-Flat HOB 16 Bridge 9497 SOLO Anne-Marie McDermott, piano 27:28 C 1 […]

Apr. 12 2022

4-16-2022 Music In Maryland. Jewish Music for Passover!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 4-16-2022 Music In Maryland. Jewish Music for Passover!

Chag Sameakh! I compiled some of my favorite Jewish Music for Passover…back to Music in Maryland Next Week!   6:00 PM 9280 Sergei Prokofiev Overture on Hebrew Themes Op 34 Harm Mundi 901419 ORCH Ensemble Walter Boeykens 8:35 C 1 1-1 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:09 PM 6782 Julius Chajes Israeli Melodies Centaur 2140 COND Alan Heatherington ORCH […]

Apr. 12 2022

4-16-2022 Face the Music

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 4-16-2022 Face the Music

This week we taped a new show with tuba player Ed Goldstein, Bassoonist Bryan Young from the Poulenc Piano Trio and Jack Fishman the Executive Director of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society. It was a super nice show and great to have Ed back after way too long!   PLAY DATE: Sat, 04/16/2022 5:00 PM […]

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