Jonathan Palevsky

Host - Jonathan Palevsky

Jonathan plays guitar and rides a bicycle, but not at the same time.

Greetings, I’m Jonathan Palevsky, Program Director here at WBJC. I have had the pleasure of working for the station since 1986 when I became a part-time announcer. I have been the station’s Program Director since 1990. I am originally from Montreal and came to Baltimore in 1982 to study classical guitar at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. I have hosted just about every conceivable time slot at WBJC, but can regularly be heard hosting the WBJC Opera Preview, our music review program Face the Music and the Music In Maryland.

My current off-air obsessions include cycling (mostly to work on the Brompton) skiing,  playing guitar and  hosting  Cinema Sundays at the Charles Theatre.

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recent posts:

  • 10-17-20 Music in Maryland Russian Renaissance and Hanzhi Wang!

      This week we are featuring an actual Candlelight Concert featuring accordionist Hanzhi Wang and also the group Russian Renaissance…who would have performed at Candlelight if concerts had not been cancelled.  We played excerpts from Russian Renaissance’s album on Aztek and here is the program for Hanzhi Wang. Candlelight Concert Society Presents HANZHI WANG, accordion […]

  • 10/17/20 Face The Music Listings

    This week we are rerunning a show we aired on 7/21/2018.  Our panelists were Dave Donovan FTM Panelist Emeritus and Ernie Green from the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra.  The Gilels was special and the Say was very fine…Finally what can one say about great vintage HVK. PLAY DATE: Sat, 10/17/2020 5:00 PM 22698 Wolfgang […]

  • 10-3-20 Face The Music Listings!

    This week our panel was pianist Lisa Weiss from Goucher College, Tuba player Ed Goldstein from the Baltimore Jazz Orchestra and Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide.  The Janacek was a mixed review everything else was pretty shiny. PLAY DATE: Sat, 10/3/2020 5:00 PM 22698 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Sonata No. 17 (or 18) […]