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

Jan. 26 2024

1-27-24 Music In Maryland…Mozart Mania!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 1-27-24 Music In Maryland…Mozart Mania!

Why not pick five of my favorite Mozart pieces with some of my favorite performers…some of whom are local…Mozart turns 268 today! PLAY DATE: Sat, 01/27/2024 6:00 PM 3590 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Divertimento No. 3 in F K 138 SalzburDenon 75597 COND Emmanuel Krivine ORCH Sinfonia Varsovia 13:00 C 1 11-13 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:14 PM 4310 […]

Dec. 19 2023

Is it Hanukah, Chanukah or Khanukah Whichever it is the programs are finally posted!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Holiday Programs, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 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. 03 2023

12-3-2022 Music In Maryland: Annapolis Symphony!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 12-3-2022 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. […]

Oct. 26 2023

10-28-23 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 10-28-23 Face The Music Listings!

This week we had a great panel.  The Bassoon Duo of Bryan Young from the Poulenc Trio and Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts.  Also on the panel Jose Luis Novo from The Annapolis Symphony.  Great job by everyone with some fine music and performances. PLAY DATE: Sat, 10/28/2023 5:00 PM 60 Ludwig van […]

Oct. 20 2023

10-21-23 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 10-21-23 Face The Music Listings!

This week’s show has three new recordings and one vintage classic.  Our panel was tuba player Ed Goldstein from Peabody ragtime ensemble, Dave Donovan FTM Panelist Emeritus and Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide.  The Mozart we weren’t crazy about but everything else was amazing. PLAY DATE: Sat, 10/21/2023 5:00 PM 2962 Johann Sebastian […]

Sep. 08 2023

9-9-23 Music in Maryland…Birthday Boys Antonin Dvorak and Jonathan Leshnoff!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 9-9-23 Music in Maryland…Birthday Boys Antonin Dvorak and Jonathan Leshnoff!

September 8 was the birthday of these two fine composers and I am delighted to present their music on Music in Maryland.  Last week over a falafel lunch on bucolic Reisterstown Road I discovered that Jonathan Leshnoff and I share a birthday!  Some great music from 2 great composers. 6:00 PM 51493 Jonathan Leshnoff Starburst […]

Sep. 08 2023

9-9-2023 Face The Music Listings

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 9-9-2023 Face The Music Listings

This week we have an all new show with bassoonist Bryan Young from the Poulenc Trio, Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide and WBJC’s Operations Director and Weekend Host Kati Harrison.  Four really nice new recordings this week.  A really enjoyable show. PLAY DATE: Sat, 09/09/2023 5:00 PM 2084 Maurice Ravel String Quartet in […]

Sep. 02 2023

9-2-23 Face The Music Listings

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 9-2-23 Face The Music Listings

This week we had great music and a great panel sadly 2 of the three are no longer with us.  We remember them fondly.  We had the pleasure of former FTM Sr. panelist the late Dave Donovan, the late Allen Whear cellist and former Artistic Director of Pro Musica Rara and  Jed Gaylin from the […]

Sep. 01 2023

9-2-23 Music in Maryland…American Music for Labor Day!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 9-2-23 Music in Maryland…American Music for Labor Day!

Some great American music to celebrate the holiday weekend! PLAY DATE: Sat, 09/02/2023 6:00 PM 589 Samuel Barber School for Scandal Overture Op 5 Argo 436288 COND David Zinman David ZIHN mihn ORCH Baltimore Symphony Orchestra 8:17 C 1 2-2 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:09 PM 51642 Florence Price Violin Concerto No. 2 Cedille 214 COND Jonathon Heyward […]

Aug. 25 2023

8-26-23 Music in Maryland Bernstein Birthday…A Day Late.

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 8-26-23 Music in Maryland Bernstein Birthday…A Day Late.

Over the years the BSO has done lots and lots of Leonard Bernstein!  We celebrate his 105th birthday! 6:00 PM 681 Leonard Bernstein Candide Overture London 452916 COND David Zinman David ZIHN mihn ORCH Baltimore Symphony Orchestra 4:19 C 1 1-1 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:05 PM 11372 Leonard Bernstein Fancy Free Ballet London 452916 COND David Zinman […]

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