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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.

Dec. 01 2020

Virtual Holiday Brass Concert

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, WBJC News | Comments Off on Virtual Holiday Brass Concert

GINGER TURNER ANNOUNCES VIRTUAL HOLIDAY BRASS CONCERT             Long time Baltimore resident and retired Sergeant Major, US Army Field Band Ginger Turner, has announced the airing of a virtual Holiday Brass Concert from December 1-31, 2020.           The always sold out annual Holiday Brass Concert here in Baltimore at the Cathedral of Mary our Queen […]

Nov. 28 2020

11-28-20 Face The Music Listings

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 11-28-20 Face The Music Listings

This week our panel was Tuba Player Ed Goldstein, Pianist Lisa Weiss and FTM Panelist Emeritus Dave Donovan.  The show was an interesting mixture of old and new things.  It was particularly interesting to hear Shostakovich play his own concerto!  Both the Barbirolli and the Gould were very special. PLAY DATE: Sat, 11/28/2020 5:00 PM […]

Nov. 27 2020

11-28-20 Music In Maryland: Candlelight Concerts From the Vault!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 11-28-20 Music In Maryland: Candlelight Concerts From the Vault!

This week we have two concerts from the vaults of the Candlelight Concert Society in Columbia.  The Leipzig Quartet recording took place on March 5, 2011 and the Richard Goode recital October 27, 1984. On the all Beethoven programs: Beethoven: String Quartet No.  3 op. 18 # 3. Beethoven: String Quartet No.  7 op. 59 […]

Nov. 20 2020

11-21-20 Music In Maryland Manuel Barrueco and the Bso.

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 11-21-20 Music In Maryland Manuel Barrueco and the Bso.

We don’t have Manuel Barrueco and the BSO playing together…though they have…but we do have great recordings by each!  It’s a nice compilation of programs for a Saturday night. 6:00 PM 48941 Manolo Sanlucar Medea: Suite For Guitar and Orchestra Tonar 31015 COND Victor Pablo Perez ORCH Tenerife Symphony Orchestra SOLO Manuel Barrueco, guitar 25:35 […]

Nov. 20 2020

11-21-20 Face The Music Listings

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 11-21-20 Face The Music Listings

This week our panelists were Jack Fishman Executive Director of Baltimore Choral Arts and a double bass player in his former life, bassoonist Bryan Young from the Poulenc Trio and composer, pianist John Bowen, who joined us from Chicago.  We had some great performances particularly John Browning in the Prokofiev! PLAY DATE: Sat, 11/21/2020 5:00 […]

Nov. 13 2020

11-14-20 Music In Maryland: Annapolis Symphony!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 11-14-20 Music In Maryland: Annapolis Symphony!

This week the Annapolis Symphony is joined by Excellent Canadian Violinist James Ehnes to play the Barber Violin Concerto.  Also on the program the Beethoven Fidelio Overture, Wagner’s Prelude and Lovedeath from Tristan and Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite.  The concert was recorded on March 24, 25, 2017.

Nov. 13 2020

11-14-20 Face The Music Listings

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 11-14-20 Face The Music Listings

This week our panel Dave Donovan, FTM Panelist Emeritus, Tuba Player Ed Goldstein and American Record Guide reviewer Phil Greenfield were all comfortably at home listening with great care to some amazing music.  It was a great show! PLAY DATE: Sat, 11/14/2020 5:00 PM 17751 Joseph Haydn Variations on the song “Gott erhalte” EmAvie 2418 […]

Nov. 12 2020

30 in 30! Celebrate Great Composers In June With WBJC!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in 30 IN 30, Host Blogs | 18 Comments

  Let’s be honest…There is nothing duller than the end of the fiscal year fundraising appeal!  Nevertheless, it comes to an end on June 30 and we would like to have our financial concerns taken care of.  First, if you have already pledged we cannot thank you enough!  If you haven’t you can always go […]

Nov. 07 2020

11-7-20 Face The Music Listings

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 11-7-20 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, 11/7/2020 5:00 PM 57 Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A Op 92 CBS/Sony 48158 COND George Szell George Cell ORCH Cleveland […]

Nov. 06 2020

11-7-20 Music In Maryland. Annapolis Symphony Orchestra.

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 11-7-20 Music In Maryland. Annapolis Symphony Orchestra.

This week we have the pleasure of a concert with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra that was recorded in September of 2019.  The concert was conducted by Music Director Jose-Luis Novo and featured piano soloist Stewart Goodyear in the Gershwin Piano Concerto.  The concert began with Beethoven’s Egmont Overture and also featured Rachmaninoff’s Third Symphony.

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