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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.

Sep. 26 2020

9-26-20 Face The Music Listings

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

This week we are fortunate to have a fabulous all female panel.  Long overdue and will be repeated!  Our two pianists Kris Faatz and Lisa Weiss were joined by WBJC’s Kati Harrison.  There was much to like this week.  The Elgar, Mozart and Stravinsky were first rate. PLAY DATE: Sat, 9/26/2020 5:00 PM 10004 Sir […]

Sep. 19 2020

9-19-20 Face The Music Listings!

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This week our panel was Conductor Ernie Green from the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra, Tuba player Ed Goldstein and Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide.  Especially nice were the Montserrat Caballe recordings…frankly everything was pretty great this week. PLAY DATE: Sat, 9/19/2020 5:00 PM 59 Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in d […]

Sep. 19 2020

9-19-20 Music In Maryland Jewish Music for Rosh Hashanah

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 9-19-20 Music In Maryland Jewish Music for Rosh Hashanah

Normally at this time I visit my family in Canada.  Kati and I love just about everything about the trip.  The drive is beautiful we both love Montreal and seeing family is always special.  Sadly this year none of this is possible.  Canada has no desire to have Americans visit unless they quarantine for 14 […]

Sep. 12 2020

9-12-20 Face The Music Listings!

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We have a great show this week!  Our panel was tuba player Ed Goldstein, FTM panelist emeritus Dave Donovan and Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide.  Both Yo Yo Ma and Daniil Trifonov were awesome and the Sibelius was special!  Mozart was not too shabby either! PLAY DATE: Sat, 9/12/2020 5:00 PM 2388 Jean […]

Sep. 05 2020

9-5-20 Face The Music Listings

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Here’s a really fun show from the FTM vault! This week our panelists were Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide, Ace FTM panelist Dave Donovan  and our very own Kati Harrison.  We loved everything and the fact that three out of the four pieces had Canadian content was just an accident…Two from Quebec and […]

Aug. 22 2020

8-22-20 Music In Maryland Paul Lewis Candlelight Concerts.

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

This week we are presenting a Candlelight Concert recital with pianist Paul Lewis.  The concert was recorded on October 26, 2019. On the Program, Haydn: Piano Sonata No.  34 Brahms: Three Intermezzi op. 117 Beethoven: 33 Variations in C on a Waltz by Diabelli, op. 120

Aug. 22 2020

8-22-20 Face The Music Listings.

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | 2 Comments

This week our panel was Dave Donovan FTM Panelist Emeritus and Tuba Player Ed Goldstein from The Peabody Ragtime Ensemble.  We loved the Torke and the Stevenson reading of the Copland Lincoln Portrait is superb.  The Tchaikovsky was fine but there are so much better…The Field was also fine! Here are the listings…hope you enjoyed […]

Aug. 15 2020

8-15-20 Face The Music Listings!

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This week our panel was WBJC’s Kati Harrison, Dave Donovan from Pratt Library and Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide.  For some reason we liked most everything on this show.   Buy any of these with your eyes closed! Play Report PLAY DATE: Sat, 08/15/2020 5:00 PM 2643 Ralph Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending DG/Archiv […]

Aug. 08 2020

8-8-20 Music in Maryland: Remembering Leon Fleisher.

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

Leon Fleisher passed last Sunday at the age of 92.  He will be sorely missed in so many ways…as a teacher, pianist and conductor.  In so many ways Leon Fleisher was Music in Maryland.  Here is a link to a short remembrance and an interview from 2 years ago. Remembering Leon Fleisher   6:00 PM […]

Aug. 08 2020

8-8-20 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week we welcome back Rob Haskins to Face the Music after a hiatus of almost two decades!  Rob went to Peabody and is not the chair of the music department at the University of New Hampshire.  He is also a reviewer for The American Record Guide.  Our other fabulous panelists were FTM Emeritus panelist […]

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