Jonathan Cohen 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 activities as baroque opera and the classical symphonic repertoire. He is Artistic Director of Arcangelo, Music Director of Les Violons du Roy, Artistic Director of Tetbury Festival and Artistic Partner of Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
During the 20-21 season he returns to Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (BBC Proms) and Handel and Haydn Society. He makes his debut at Staatsoper Berlin performing Orfeo with Freiburger Barockorchester and Vocalconsort Berlin in a production by Sasha Waltz Company. Other debuts include Kobe City Chamber Orchestra and Barcelona Symphony Orchestra and he continues his fruitful collaboration in Quebec with Les Violons du Roy.
Jonathan founded Arcangelo in 2010, who strive to perform high quality and specially created projects. 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. They made their Proms debut at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in 2016 and returned to the Proms in 2018 to present Theodora to a sold-out Royal Albert Hall. They continue with a busy recording schedule to continued acclaim with recent releases such as “Arianna” with Kate Lindsey on Alpha records and Grammy nominated Buxtehude trio sonatas.