Jonathan Békés has quickly established himself as one of
Australia’s leading cellists and is in great demand as a solo artist, chamber musician, orchestral musician, and educator
both nationally and internationally. Békés is based in Hobart,
Tasmania where he is the Principal Cello of the Tasmanian
Frequently performing with the Australian World Orchestra,
Jonathan is a founding member of the award-winning Clarendon Trio and regularly presents recitals across the world, having performed on four different continents. He has been principal cellist of the Australian Youth Orchestra, the Momentum Ensemble, the Musician’s Project, the Australian International Symphony Orchestra Institute, and the Sydney Youth Orchestra.
As a solo artist Békés performs often across Australia and
throughout the world. He has played as soloist with many
orchestras across Australia including the Hobart Chamber
Orchestra, the Sydney Youth Orchestra, and the South Coast
Orchestra. He has presented a series of his own solo recitals and regional tours and in 2019 toured to Sydney, Melbourne, Coffs Harbour, Orange and throughout Tasmania.