Jonathan is prolific composer, whose fascination with the relationship

between text and music has fuelled twin specialisms in opera and church music.

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Concrete Music

Opera about the post-war reconstruction of London and the suicide of a 1960s architect

Original libretto

Completed 2015, revised 2019


First performed at Poplar Union in 2020

Five soloists

Fl(=picc), Ob(=ca), Cl(=bscl,ebcl), 2Hn, Perc, Pno, 2Vla, 2Vcl, Db or Ob(=ca), Cl(=bscl,ebcl), Pno, Vcl