Jonathan Le Cocq playing the lute

Professor of MusicJonathan Le Cocq

Elsie Locke 103
Internal Phone: 94322


Research Interests

Research interests are Early Music (especially 16th- and 17th-century French music and music for lute and related instruments) and the philosophy and political economy of music. Performance on lute and theorbo, particularly continuo.

Recent Publications

  • NZ Barok. (2019) Enchanted Forest - Descriptive Music from the Baroque. Theorbo and baroque guitar: Auckland. [Concert Performance].
  • Parmenter M. (2018) OrphEus - a Dance Opera. Lute, baroque guitar, theorbo: Auckland, Wellington NZ. [Music performance].
  • Le Cocq J. (2016) 'What shall we do after Wagner?' Karl Popper on Progressivism in Music. In Milan E (Ed.), After the Avant-Gardes - Reflections on the Future of the Fine Arts: 97-108. Chicago: Open Court.
  • Le Cocq J. (2011) Talking of Michaelangelo. University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand: Symposium on the ongoing status of European high culture in New Zealand Aotearoa. Royal Soceity of NZ and the Centre for Research in National Identity at the University of Otago.
  • Le Cocq J. (2011) Andreas Scholl with Musica Sacra, conducted by Indra Hughes. Auckland Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand. [Archlute, continuo and obbligato].

Professor Jonathan Le Cocq is responsible for strategic, academic and operational leadership of the College of Arts | Te Rāngai Toi Tangata.