Professor Jonathan Cross

Chair of the Programme Audience Committee

Professor of Musicology at the University of Oxford and Student (Fellow) of Christ Church, Oxford, Jonathan has worked for over 30 years in higher education as a teacher and researcher. He has published five books and around 70 articles on 20th-century and contemporary music. He is also committed to engaging a wider audience with new ideas about music through his regular public writing, speaking and broadcasting. He was for many years a Trustee of the Hinrichsen Foundation and is currently a Trustee of the Spectra Ensemble. Jonathan also served as a Governor of Fitzmaurice Primary School, Bradford on Avon. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an elected Member of both the British Academy and the Academy of Europe.