Since the late 1990s Jonathan has worked closely with cutting-edge collectives such as Ensemble Modern, Ensemble Resonanz, Klangforum Wien and the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, who welcome his initiatives. Jonathan has conducted leading international orchestras including the Oslo Philharmonic, Finnish Radio Symphony, NDR Symphony Hamburg, Frankfurt Radio Symphony, Czech Philharmonic, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the Philharmonia, the Seoul Philharmonic and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. He has appeared at the festivals of Salzburg, Lucerne, Schwetzingen, Donaueschingen, by the Biennale Venice, the Wiener Festwochen and Wien Modern.
Jonathan’s keen interest in interdisciplinary productions and his ability to cross-reference on a wide scale has led to surprising collaborations and gained him the trust of many creative leaders in theater, music and dance. He frequently returns to Opernhaus Zürich, Ensemble Modern, Staatsballett Berlin, Theater Basel/Sinfonieorchester Basel, the Dresdner Philharmonie, Essener Philharmoniker, SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg and the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin.