“A brash, bold, and successful debut. It is exciting to hear such talent."


Cellist Jonathan Swensen has captured First Prizes at the 2018 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, 2018 Khachaturian International Cello Competition, and 2019 Windsor International String Competition. In his native Denmark, he was recipient of the Jacob Gades Scholarship in 2019, the Léonie Sonning Talent Prize in 2017, and First Prize at the 2016 Danish String Competition.

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October 1, 2022

Musical America Artist of the Month

Jonathan Swensen chosen as Musical America Artist of the Month: October

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Upcoming Schedule

Sunday, February 12, 2023

Lalo Cello Concerto, Aiken Symphony

The Etherredge Center
Aiken , SC

Scott Weiss conducting the Aiken Symphony Orchestra in the Lalo Cello Concerto with special guest soloist Jonathan Swensen.

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February 25, 2023

Schumann & Casadesus Concertos

with the NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra
Warsaw, Poland

CASADESUS: Viola Concerto in C minor in the style of J.C. Bach

DVORAK: Serenade for Strings in E major op. 22

SOLLIMA: Violoncelles, vibrez!

SCHUMANN: Cello Concerto in A minor op. 129 for string orchestra (arr. F. Vygem and A. Kahl)

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Thursday, March 9, 2023

Chamber Music Performance

Merkin Concert Hall
New York, NY
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