Jonathan AllenSenior Engineer / Producer

Jonathan Allen

SENIOR
ENGINEER /
PRODUCER.

Jonathan has a worldwide reputation for his work recording and mixing film soundtracks, classical music, game soundtracks and a wide variety of other album projects.

He comes from a musical background having studied piano and violin until 21 when he went to Royal Holloway College, London University to study Music and Drama, followed by a year in Paris at L’Ecole Normale de Musique and then a job at Abbey Road where he learnt the technical side of recording on the job. 
Jonathan’s projects have been nominated for and won many industry prizes from Grammys to Gramophone Awards. His film projects include titles such as Return of the Jedi Special Edition, Michael Jackson’s This is It, The Hours, Toy Story 3 and recently the new Matteo Garronne film Tale of Tales (composed by Alexandre Desplat). Jonathan has recorded and mixed for composers such as George Fenton, Alexandre Desplat, Jerry Goldsmith, Elmer Bernstein, Joel McNeely, Maurice Jarre and John Williams. Jonathan has worked on hundreds of albums including over thirty with the conductor Antonio Pappano (including the recent release of AIDA for Warner Classics) and recently has produced and engineered the new album, Blackbird, for the classical guitarist Milos. His albums cover a diverse cross section of music making from classical albums for all the major labels, jazz albums with Vince Mendoza and the Metropole Orchestra and pop albums with Laura Mvula and a remix of Freddie Mercury’s album Barcelona. Jonathan also broadcasts live to cinemas and produces and engineers Blue Ray releases for the Royal Opera House, London. In 2013, Jonathan received a BAFTA sound award for recording and mixing the soundtrack to the film of the musical Les Misérables.

Discography

2016

Shanghai Disneyland - Ride to the Crystal Grotto - Bruce Broughton

Shanghai Disneyland - Ride to the Crystal Grotto

Bruce Broughton

2015

Attack on Titan Part 1 and 2 - Shiro Sagisu

Attack on Titan Part 1 and 2

Shiro Sagisu
Blackbird: The Beatles Album - Milos Karadagalic

Blackbird: The Beatles Album

Milos Karadagalic
English Hymn Anthems - Stephen Cleobury

English Hymn Anthems

Stephen Cleobury
Litszt, Reubke, Mendelssohn Organ Works - Stephen Cleobury

Litszt, Reubke, Mendelssohn Organ Works

Stephen Cleobury
Queen of Hearts - Craig Cervantes

Queen of Hearts

Craig Cervantes
Risen - Roque Banos

Risen

Roque Banos
Tale of the Tales - Alexandre Desplat

Tale of the Tales

Alexandre Desplat
The Hateful Eight - Ennio Morricone

The Hateful Eight

Ennio Morricone

2014

Jimmy's Hall (Original Soundtrack) - Thomas Moore

Jimmy's Hall (Original Soundtrack)

Thomas Moore
Kolsimcha & London Symphony Orchestra - Kolsimcha & London Symphony Orchestra

Kolsimcha & London Symphony Orchestra

Kolsimcha & London Symphony Orchestra
Les Vacances Du Petit Nicolas (Original Soundtrack) - Eric Neveux

Les Vacances Du Petit Nicolas (Original Soundtrack)

Eric Neveux
Mozart: Concert Arias - Rolando Villazon

Mozart: Concert Arias

Rolando Villazon
Sing To The Moon (Orchestral Version) - Laura Mvula with Metropole Orkest

Sing To The Moon (Orchestral Version)

Laura Mvula with Metropole Orkest
The Monuments Men (Original Soundtrack) - Alexandre Desplat

The Monuments Men (Original Soundtrack)

Alexandre Desplat
Written On Skin (Original Soundtrack) - George Benjamin

Written On Skin (Original Soundtrack)

George Benjamin

2013

At The Movies The Bonus Tracks - The John Wilson Orchestra

At The Movies The Bonus Tracks

The John Wilson Orchestra
Britten War Requiem - Antonio Pappano

Britten War Requiem

Antonio Pappano
Les Vepres Siciliennes - Verdi

Les Vepres Siciliennes

Verdi
Parsifal - Wagner & Pappano

Parsifal

Wagner & Pappano
Passione - Andrea Bocelli

Passione

Andrea Bocelli
Poeme D'un Jour - Ailyn Perez

Poeme D'un Jour

Ailyn Perez
Recital - Nigel Kennedy

Recital

Nigel Kennedy
Sacred Verdi - Antonio Pappano

Sacred Verdi

Antonio Pappano
The Last Ship - Sting

The Last Ship

Sting

2012

Barcelona (Special Edition) - Freddie Mercury

Barcelona (Special Edition)

Freddie Mercury
Merry Christmas Baby - Rod Stewart

Merry Christmas Baby

Rod Stewart
Rise Of The Guardians - Alexandre Desplat

Rise Of The Guardians

Alexandre Desplat
Rodgers & Hammerstein at the Movies - The John Wilson Orchestra

Rodgers & Hammerstein at the Movies

The John Wilson Orchestra
The Origin Of Love - Mika

The Origin Of Love

Mika
Verdi: Macbeth - Simon Keenlyside, Raymond Aceto & Antonio Pappano

Verdi: Macbeth

Simon Keenlyside, Raymond Aceto & Antonio Pappano
Werther - Rolando Villazon, Sophie Kock & Antonio Pappano

Werther

Rolando Villazon, Sophie Kock & Antonio Pappano

2011

Homage To Maria Callas - Favourite Opera Arias - Angela Gheorgiu

Homage To Maria Callas - Favourite Opera Arias

Angela Gheorgiu
Star Wars The Old Republic [PC DVD] - Various

Star Wars The Old Republic [PC DVD]

Various