Previous Concerts

For events before 2013, see francis-knights.webnode.com/archive/

2013

2 February 2013, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Complete Bach flute sonatas - II
Patrick Welche (baroque flute) and Francis Knights (harpsichord)

16 February 2013, Churchill College, Cambridge
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)
Modern harpsichord duets
Maxwell Davies, Graham Lynch, Edwin McLean, Dick Koomans, Ivan Moody and others

17 March 2013, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Evelyn Nallen, Elena Hernández (recorders) and Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Canonic sonatas and pieces by Telemann, Graupner and Bach

17 March 2013, Wolfson College, Cambridge
Rebecca Lodge (Dido), Andrew Kennedy (Aeneas), Wolfson College Choir, Lyn Alcántara (conductor),
Keats Quartet, Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Purcell, Dido and Aeneas

23 March 2013, Little St Mary's Church, Cambridge
Erasmus Chamber Choir, Francis Knights (conductor) and Nicholas Morris (organ)
Bach and his Victorian successors

7 April 2013, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Marie Lemaire (soprano), Bianca Brajuha (viola da gamba) and Francis Knights (organ)
Couperin, Marais and Sances

30 April 2013, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)
J. S. Bach, W. F. Bach and Ivan Moody

5 May 2013, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (harpsichord)
John Dowland anniversary lecture-recital with Christopher Hogwood
Website dowland2013.webnode.com/

18 May 2013, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge
Hannah Rose (recorder), Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Handel, Barsanti and Sammartini

18 June 2013, Jesus College, Cambridge
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)
Concertos by W. F. Bach and Krebs

29 June 2013, Queens' College, Cambridge
Erasmus Chamber Choir, Francis Knights (conductor)
Madrigals and partsongs

6 July 2013, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Bianca Brajuha (viola da gamba) and Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Ortiz, Simpson, Finger and Marais

28 July 2013, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - 14
John Bull, keyboard music

25 August 2013, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 1
Froberger toccatas, suites and ricercars

31 August 2013, Little St Mary's Church, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
Byrd, Froberger, Mozart and Haydn

15 September 2013, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - 15
Byrd, keyboard music

22 September 2013, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Erasmus Chamber Choir, Francis Knights (conductor)
European Sacred Music

3 November 2013, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Byrd, Couperin, Bach, Handel and Scarlatti

8 November 2013, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)
Schaffrath, anon and Mattheson

10 November 2013, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Sonatas and cantatas by Albinoni
Ryan Mark (violin), Catherine Baumann (soprano), Francis Knights (harpsichord)

15 December 2013, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Erasmus Chamber Choir, Francis Knights (conductor)
Monteverdi Vespers (1641) and Carissimi's Jepthe

2014

15 January 2014, The Assembly Room, King's Lynn
Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Bach, Scarlatti, Froberger, Duphly and Mozart

5 February 2014, Cambridge University Library
Christopher Hogwood launches the Dart Archive, with music from Maggie Faultless (baroque violin), Emily Ashton (bass viol) and Francis Knights (spinet)
Website www.lib.cam.ac.uk/Departments/Music/Dart/

8 February 2014, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Music by Bach, Schaffrath and the Couperin family
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords), with Inga Maria Klaucke and Henrique Meissner (recorders)

22 March 2014, Clare Hall, Cambridge
Five centuries of Cambridge music
Erasmus Chamber Choir, Francis Knights (conductor)

11 April 2014, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (harpsichord/organ)
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - 16

12 April 2014, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
IAML Conference concert
Erasmus Chamber Choir, Francis Knights (conductor)

6 June 2014, Wolfson College, Cambridge
Marie Lemaire (soprano), Patrick Welche (baroque flute) and Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Cantatas and sonatas by Handel and Vivaldi

13 June 2014, The Assembly Room, King's Lynn
Charles Burney anniversary celebration

20 June 2014, Jesus College, Cambridge
Concertos and sonatas by the Bach family
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)

25-27 July 2014, Madingley Hall, Cambridge
Francis Knights, lecture course on 'Music and Culture in Elizabethan England'

26 July 2014, Madingley Church, Cambridge
Tudor Church Music
Erasmus Chamber Choir, Francis Knights (conductor/organ)

27 July 2014, Madingley Hall, Cambridge
Francis Knights (spinet)
Tudor Keyboard Music

30 July 2014, Peterborough Cathedral
Bach Double Harpsichord Concertos
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords), Chesterton Baroque

31 August 2014, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)
Bach, Trio Sonatas

26 October 2014, Emmanuel College, Cambridge
Sonatas and duets by C.P.E.Bach, J.S.Bach and Krebs
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)

9 November 2014, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Erasmus Chamber Choir, Francis Knights (conductor)
Music for Remembrance

30 November 2014, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 2
C. P. E. Bach anniversary recital

13 December 2014, Corpus Christi College, Oxford
Joshua Getzler (baroque flute) and Francis Knights (clavichord)
C. P. E. Bach anniversary recital

14 December 2014, Clare Hall, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
C. P. E. Bach, Sonatas and pieces
Website cpebach2014.webnode.com/

 

2015

5 February 2015, Wolfson College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
Music by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven

27 February 2015, Robinson College, Cambridge
New works for two harpsichords, including music by Edwin McLean (UK premiere), Alexander Blustin (world premiere), Joanna Marsh  (world premiere) and Kate Waring (world premiere)
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)

29 March 2015, Jesus College, Cambridge
Erasmus Chamber Choir, Francis Knights (conductor)
Russian Orthodox music, including music by John Tavener and Ivan Moody

14 June 2015, Jesus College, Cambridge
Toccatas and Sonatas by J S Bach
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)

27 June 2015, Queens’ College, Cambridge
Erasmus Chamber Choir, Francis Knights (conductor)
Renaissance chansons and English partsongs

3-5 July 2015, Madingley Hall, Cambridge
Francis Knights, lecture course on 'The Baroque Concerto'

4 July 2015, Madingley Church, Cambridge
Concertos by Bach and Krebs
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)

30 August 2015, King’s Lynn
Four centuries of English music: duets by Tomkins, Handel, Boyce, Burney and Ivan Moody
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (spinets)

30 September 2015, Newnham College, Cambridge
Bach and Handel
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)

10 October 2015, Huntingdon
Francis Knights (virginals)
Anne Cromwell’s Virginal Book

20 October 2015, Colchester Institute
New music workshop
Dulcis Venti recorder quartet and Francis Knights (harpsichord)

8 November 2015, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Erasmus Chamber Choir, Cambridge Renaissance Ensemble, Francis Knights (conductor)
Motets, anthems, songs and consort music by Byrd

28 November 2015, Lee Hall, Wolfson College, Cambridge
Complete keyboard works of Jacques Duphly (b.1715)
Dan Tidhar, Francis Knights and John McKean (harpsichord, spinet and fortepiano), Ryan Mark (violin)
Website duphlyanniversary.webnode.com/

2016

3 January 2016, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (virginals)
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - 18
Music by Byrd, Phlips and Richardson

16 January 2015, Colchester Institute
New music workshop
Dulcis Venti recorder quartet and Francis Knights (harpsichord)

26 February 2016, Jesus College Chapel, Cambridge
Marie-Noëlle Kendall (piano), Erasmus Chamber Choir, K239 Chamber Orchestra, Peter Britton (conductor)
Mozart: Requiem, Piano Concerto No.20
www.k239.com/

19-20 March 2016, Wolfson College and Jesus College, Cambridge
Cambridge Keyboard Festival
Francis Knights (clavichord), Dan Tidhar (harpsichord) and many others
Website cambridgekeyboardfestival2016.webnode.com/

19 March 2016, Jesus College, Cambridge
Bach Triple concertos in C and D minor, Harpsichord Concerto in A
Dan Tidhar, John McKean and Francis Knights (harpsichords), Chesterton Baroque
Website cambridgekeyboardfestival2016.webnode.com/

20 March 2016, Wolfson College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord) plays sonatas and pieces by J. C. F. Bach
The German clavichordists - 3
Website cambridgekeyboardfestival2016.webnode.com/

23 April 2016, Madingley Hall
Elizabethan music: Byrd, Bull, Tomkins and Dowland
Cambridge Renaissance Ensemble, Dan Tidhar (organ) and Francis Knights (virginals)

24 April 2016, Madingley Hall
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - 19
Francis Knights (virginals)

7 May 2016, Cambridge University Library
Francis Knights (clavichord)
Lecture-recital on C. P. E. Bach’s ‘True art of playing keyboard instruments’

4 June 2016, Headgate Theatre, Colchester
Colchester New Music concert
Dulcis Venti recorder quartet and Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Including world premieres by Ivan Moody, Stephen Watkins and others
colchesternewmusic.com/

14 June 2016, Jesus College, Cambridge
Music by the Couperin family
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)

16 June 2016, Peterborough Cathedral
Music from the Tudor Court
Cambridge Renaissance Ensemble, with Catherine Groom (Renaissance harp)

3 July 2016, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Consort music by Byrd, Bull, Tomkins and Gibbons
Cambridge Renaissance Ensemble, with Amit Tiefenbrunn (bass viol)

8 July 2016, Wymondham Festival
Bach and his pupils
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)

9 August 2016, Handel House Museum, London
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)
Bach, Sinfonia in D major, Ten Canons from the Musical Offering, Passacaglia in C minor;
Stephen Dodgson: Carillon (1967); Joanna Marsh: The Art of Duelling (2014)

10 September 2016, Fitzwilliam College Chapel, Cambridge
Froberger 400th Anniversary Festival
Francis Knights (organ and harpsichord), Dan Tidhar (clavichord), Cambridge Renaissance Ensemble
Website froberger2016.webnode.com/

9 October 2016, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)
J. S. Bach: Sonatas and sinfonias

5 November 2016, Bourn Village Hall
EEMF workshop on Tudor Consort Music, led by Francis Knights

20 November 2016, Highsett, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - 20
Byrd and Bull

25 November 2016, Wolfson College, Cambridge
Francis Knights and Dan Tidhar (chamber organs)
Music by Tomkins, Bach, Soler and Maxwell Davies

18 December 2016, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 5
Suites, fugues and variations by Buxtehude

2017

8 January 2017, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 6
Sonatas and fantasias by C. P. E. Bach

5 February 2017, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
Bach and his predecessors

12 February 2017, Darwin College, Cambridge
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (clavichords)
Music by Bach and his pupils, W. F. Bach, C. P. E. Bach and Muthel

4 March 2017, Christ's College Chapel, Cambridge
Francis Knights (organ)
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - 21
Music by John Bull

11 March 2017, St Edmund's College Chapel, Cambridge
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)
Renaissance and Baroque music from Italy

2 April 2017, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 1
The Well-tempered Clavier, Book 2
Francis Knights (clavichord)

8 April 2017, The Old School, Chelveston
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (spinets)
Tomkins, Farnaby, Handel and Alexander Blustin
www.friendsofsquarepianos.co.uk/spinet-day-april-2017/

23 April 2017, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
Fantasias by Bach's sons and Mozart

7 May 2017, The Old Library, Emmanuel College, Cambridge
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)
Concertos and Fandangos by Soler, Blanco and Boccherini

14 May 2017, Long Room, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German fantasia from Froberger to Mozart

16 May 2017, The Bate Collection, Faculty of Music, University of Oxford
Francis Knights (1743 Hass clavichord)
Fantasias by the Bach family

19 May 2017, Lee Hall, Wolfson College, Cambridge
Dan Tidhar (chamber organ) and Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Concertos by Schaffrath and Soler

3 June 2017, Waltham Abbey
Cambridge Renaissance Ensemble
In Nomines and consort songs by Tallis and Byrd

23 June 2017, Jesus College Chapel, Cambridge
Bach and the Italian concerto
Francis Knights and Dan Tidhar (harpsichords) play concertos by
Vivaldi, Marcello, Prince Ernst and Bach

25 June 2017, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge
Telemann 250th Anniversary Festival
Francis Knights (organ, harpsichord), Dan Tidhar (harpsichord) and
Adrian Lenthall (clavichord) play keyboard music by Telemann
Website telemann2017.webnode.com/