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Founder and Artistic Director of Arcangelo, 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. In addition to his leadership of Arcangelo he is Music Director of Les Violons du Roy, Artistic Director of Tetbury Festival and Artistic Partner of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
The 21-22 season sees Jonathan direct a number of baroque masterpieces: Messiah with Rotterdam Philharmonic and Les Violons du Roy and St Matthew Passion with Arcangelo (BBC Proms) and with Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra. He returns to Glyndebourne Festival Opera for Alcina and to Budapest Festival Orchestra for a programme of Scarlatti, Vivaldi and Handel. In the USA, he returns to conduct Handel and Haydn Society and Philharmonia Baroque. With Les Violons du Roy, he directs projects with Avi Avital and an all-Mozart programme with Sandrine Piau.