Explore the music before you arrive! The BSO now offers insights about our concert selections in a digital podcast format. Our podcast presenters are Classical WETA 90.9 FM On-Air Host James Jacobs, and WBJC 91.5 FM Program Director Jonathan Palevsky.
Podcast Archives by Composer
Select the icon next to each piece to listen to the podcast:
Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F Major
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major
Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat major
Violin Concerto in A Minor
Concerto for Violin, Violoncello, and Piano
Piano Concerto No. 2
Piano Concerto No. 4
Piano Concerto No. 5, "Emperor"
Symphony No. 1 in C Major
Symphony No. 3, "Eroica"
Symphony No. 2 in D Major
Symphony No. 4
Symphony No. 7
Symphony No. 9
Concerto for Flute and Harp
Eine kleine Nachtmusik
Piano Concerto No. 1
Piano Concerto No. 21
Piano Concerto No. 22
Piano Concerto No. 24
Symphony No. 41 in C Major, "Jupiter"
Symphony No. 29
Violin Concerto No. 3
Symphony No. 5 in D Minor
Hamlet Fantasy-Overture After Shakespeare
Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture
Serenade for Strings in C Major
Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, “Little Russian”
Suite from Swan Lake
Symphony No. 5 in E Minor
Symphony No. 6, "Pathétique"
Variations on a Rococo Theme
Clarinet Concerto No. 2 in E-flat Major
Jonathan Palevsky is the Program Director at WBJC 91.5 FM. He has been with the station since 1986 when he became a part-time announcer, and has been the station’s Program Director since 1990. Originally from Montreal, Jonathan came to Baltimore in 1982 to study classical guitar at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. He has hosted just about every conceivable time slot at WBJC, but can regularly be heard hosting the WBJC Operafest, the music review program "Face the Music" and the CD reissue program "Past Masters."
Jonathan's current off-air obsessions include skiing, playing guitar and being the host of Cinema Sundays at the Charles Theatre.