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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. 05 2020

9-5-20 Face The Music Listings

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 9-5-20 Face The Music Listings

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 | Comments Off on 8-22-20 Music In Maryland Paul Lewis Candlelight Concerts.

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!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 8-15-20 Face The Music Listings!

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 | Comments Off on 8-8-20 Music in Maryland: Remembering Leon Fleisher.

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 | Comments Off on 8-8-20 Face The Music Listings!

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 […]

Aug. 04 2020

Remembering Leon Fleisher

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | 5 Comments

Sunday night was a sad evening for anyone who loves classical music in Baltimore and beyond.  Leon Fleisher, the man who was the classical music soul of our fair city died at age 92.  38 years ago when I first came to this country to pursue guitar studies at Peabody, he was already there and […]

Aug. 01 2020

8-1-20 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 8-1-20 Face The Music Listings!

This week we have a fabulous panel!  Pianist Lisa Weiss, Bassoonist Bryan Young from the Poulenc Trio and critic Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide.  The Ravel was definitely the star this week! PLAY DATE: Sat, 08/01/2020 5:00 PM 3809 Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 87 in A HOB 87 CBS/Sony 47550 COND Leonard Bernstein […]

Jul. 25 2020

7-25-20 Music in Maryland…Leon Fleisher @ 92…All the Things You are!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 7-25-20 Music in Maryland…Leon Fleisher @ 92…All the Things You are!

Leon Fleisher turned 92 on 7/23/2020!  We celebrate this essential Baltimore and world renowned  musician with some great recordings and an interview that I did 2 years ago at the Meyerhoff on the ocassion of Leon Fleisher’s 90th birthday.  I took the interview and added the music that we talked about during the interview.  All […]

Jul. 25 2020

7-25-20 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | Comments Off on 7-25-20 Face The Music Listings!

This week our panel was FTM Panelist Emeritus Dave Donovan, Tuba Player Ed Goldstein and Music Critic Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide.  Two great Fleisher recordings and some great Bloch and Haydn. PLAY DATE: Sat, 07/25/2020 5:00 PM 18266 Sergei Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 4 in B-Flat Op 53 LCBS/Sony 47188 COND Seiji […]

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