Jonathan Cohen

SPCO Artistic Partner

Jonathan Cohen is one of Britain's finest young musicians. He has forged a remarkable career as a conductor, cellist and keyboardist. Well-known for his passion and commitment to chamber music, Cohen is equally at home in such diverse activities as baroque opera and the classical symphonic repertoire. He is Artistic Director of Arcangelo, Music Director of Les Violons du Roy, Associate Conductor of Les Arts Florissants, Artistic Director of Tetbury Festival and Artistic Partner of the SPCO.

The 18.19 season brings debuts with New York Philharmonic, Mozarteum Orchester, Royal Northern Sinfonia and BBC National Orchestra of Wales. He returns to the BBC Proms for Theodora with Arcangelo, the ensemble which he founded in 2010. He has toured with them to exceptional halls and festivals including Wigmore Hall London, Philharmonie Berlin, Kölner Philharmonie, Vienna Musikverein, Salzburg Festival and Carnegie Hall New York.

Arcangelo are busy and much in demand in the recording studio, partnering with fine soloists including Iestyn Davies, Anna Prohaska, Christopher Purves and Nicolas Altstaedt, and they have an extensive and award winning discography on the Hyperion label.

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