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“One of the very best amateur groups in the country”

Classical Music Magazine

“The most professional-sounding of non-professional orchestras”

The Sunday Telegraph

“Kensington Symphony Orchestra once again scores over most professional orchestras”

Classical Source

Jacques Cohen

Jacques Cohen

Jacques Cohen

Jacques Cohen is known equally as a conductor and composer.

As conductor, he has worked with the BBC Concert Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, Bucharest Philharmonic and countless other groups in the UK and abroad. His compositions have been performed internationally by Yehudi Menuhin Orchestra, Sofia Soloists, Romanian Radio Chamber Orchestra and Primrose Piano Quartet among many others.

He is Music Director and Principal Conductor of the Isis Ensemble who perform regularly at London’s Southbank Centre and around the UK.

KSO performance history

15/03/2014 at St John's Smith Square