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Jonathan Cohen

Jonathan Cohen is an outstanding representative of the young generation of English musicians, whether we consider his work as a conductor, a cellist or a player of keyboard instruments. He is equally at home in the worlds of Baroque opera, classical symphony and chamber music. He has earned considerable success as the leader of the Arcangelo ensemble, as well as the second conductor of William Christie’s group, Les Arts Florissants. which he conducted in several productions. In addition to these ensembles of a historical focus, he also appears in concert with the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong, the St Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Tatar State Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. He has given highly successful concerts with his own ensemble and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra at the festivals of Aix-en-Provence, Edinburgh, Aldeburgh and Lucerne, and has conducted the Budapest Festival Orchestra, the English Chamber Orchestra, and the Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble. At the Glyndebourne Opera Festival, he has conducted productions of The Marriage of Figaro, The Coronation of Poppaea, and Hippolyte et Aricie.