Jonathan Cohen
Photo: Marco Borggreve

The Boston-based Handel and Haydn Society has announced the appointment of British conductor and cellist Jonathan Cohen, 44, as its 15th Artistic Director, succeeding Harry Christophers, who was in this position for 13 seasons.

Cohen is the founder and Artistic Director of the UK-based early music ensemble Arcangelo, and since 2017, he has been Music Director of the Quebec-based ensemble Les Violons du Roy. He is also Artistic Director of the Tetbury Festival in the UK and Artistic Partner of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.

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