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Jonathan Cohen

  • Cellist
  • Conductor
  • Harpsichordist


Jonathan Cohen: With Les Arts Florissants and William Christie Jonathan will collaborate in the 30th anniversary season this year, conducting some performances of Dido and Aeneas (Netherlands Opera), Purcell's Fairy Queen (Opéra Comique and Brooklyn Academy New York) as well as a programme of Gluck, Haydn and Mozart (Barbican series at St Luke's and Paris Cité de la Musique). In 2010 Jonathan will also début with the Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne, the Irish Chamber Orchestra, Potsdamer Kammerakademie and Glyndebourne Touring Opera conducting Monteverdi's Poppea and will tour a programme with Les Art Florissants conducting Handel's Aci Galatea e Polifemo.

As a former founder member of the London Haydn Quartet, Jonathan has recorded two discs of Haydn Quartets and as a soloist has recorded a disc of Vivaldi cello concerti, all on Hyperion. He continues to enjoy chamber music projects, collaborating regularly with violinists Daniel Hope and Barnabas Kelemen.