New principal harpsichord/piano at Chamber Orchestra of New York: Jonathan Salamon

Posted on: May 13, 2020

The Chamber Orchestra of New York, based in New York City, has named JONATHAN SALAMON principal harpsichord/piano. Salamon has performed at festivals in the U.S. and abroad including the International Baroque Institute at Longy, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and at the Virtuoso and Bel Canto Festival in Lucca, Italy, among others. He earned a bachelor of music degree from New York University, majoring in piano and minoring in law. He holds a master of music in harpsichord from Yale School of Music, where he is currently a doctor of musical arts candidate. At Yale, he played continuo for the Yale Baroque Opera Project, assisted in tuning at Yale’s Collection of Musical Instruments, and was a frequent collaborator on chamber music concerts. Salamon taught harpsichord lessons at Yale and was a teaching assistant for a graduate course in the history of early music. With flutist and arts advocate Felice Doynov, he co-founded HEAR Classical; HEAR stands for History, Equality, and Artistic Representation, and is a resource and concert platform for music by women and minority composers in western music history.