Jonathan Morton

Jonathan Morton

Jonathan Morton
Violin

Jonathan Morton is Artistic Director and Leader of Scottish Ensemble and enjoys a varied career as a director, leader, soloist, chamber musician and teacher.

Genre
Classical
Biography

Jonathan Morton is Artistic Director and Leader of Scottish Ensemble and enjoys a varied career as a director, leader, soloist, chamber musician and teacher. A champion of new and little-known music, and a highly versatile performer, his appearances at numerous festivals and venues include the Wigmore Hall, London; Edinburgh International Festival; Concertgebouw, Amsterdam; and Kammermusik Festival, Nuremburg. His eclectic and engaging programming style has seen him collaborate with and direct some of the most progressive and innovative orchestras and chamber groups in the UK and Europe. With SE, Morton has collaborated with leading musicians from different musical traditions, made a number of acclaimed recordings and appears regularly on BBC Radio 3. In 2012 he became Leader of the London Sinfonietta after enjoying a longstanding relationship as a guest player. Morton plays a Nicolo Amati violin, made circa 1640.