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, Jonathan is equally at home in such diverse areas 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 the Tetbury Music Festival, and Artistic Partner of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
The 2018/19 season for Cohen also includes return visits to the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, and Les Violons du Roy, and debuts with The Cleveland Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, Mozarteum Orchester, Royal Northern Sinfonia, and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. He returns to the BBC Proms for Theodora with Arcangelo, the ensemble he founded in 2010 that performs high-quality special projects. He has toured with the ensemble to exceptional venues and festivals including Wigmore Hall in London, the Philharmonie in Berlin, the Kölner Philharmonie, the Musikverein in Vienna, the Salzburg Festival, and Carnegie Hall in New York City. Other recent highlights include a European tour with Vilde Frang with concerts at the Oslo Opera House and Tonhalle Zürich and their BBC Proms debut at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in 2016.