Future Concerts

As well as annual Renaissance, Baroque and Classical composer anniversary keyboard festivals planned up to 2025 (see francis-knights.webnode.com/projects/), I have a number of long-term concert projects underway, including:

  • complete performances of all the virginal and organ music by Tallis, Byrd, Farnaby and Peerson (Philips, Bull, Gibbons and Tomkins, in progress) and of the major sources of the period, including the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book, My Lady Nevell's Book, Parthenia and Parthenia Inviolata (the Tisdale Virginal Book, the Mulliner Book, Dublin Virginal Book, in progress)
     
  • a complete series of Bach's keyboard music on clavichord (finished in 2020)
     
  • a 40-recital series of clavichord music by Germanic composers of the 17th and 18th centuries, including C. P. E. Bach, J. C. F. Bach, Böhm, Buxtehude, Froberger, Kerll, Kozeluch, Marpurg, Reincken, Scheidemann and Zachow (done so far); Albrechtsberger, J. C. Bach, Beethoven, Benda, Fasch, Fischer, Forkel, Fux, Goldberg, Graupner, Handel, Haydn, Kirnberger, Krebs, Kreiger, Kuhnau, Mattheson, Mozart, Muffat, Müthel, Pachelbel, Rust, Scheidt, Telemann, Türk, Weckman and Wolf.
     
  • A series of 20th and 21st century solo and chamber music for harpsichord and clavichord, including new commissions

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For previous events, see francis-knights.webnode.com/previous-concerts/ and francis-knights.webnode.com/archive/

Note Concerts are free admission unless stated. Public recitals are those with time and venue, and  all others are special invitation-only concerts

Schedule updated 1 December 2020

13 December 2020, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 16
Sonatas and Variations by Beethoven (250th Anniversary recital)

27 December 2020, Cambridge
Philips, complete keyboard works
Francis Knights (virginals/chamber organ)

2021

17 January 2021, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Gibbons, complete keyboard works
Francis Knights (chamber organ/virginals)

13 February 2021, Cambridge
New music for clavichord by Moody, Redhead, Roberts, Roche and others
Francis Knights (clavichord)

7 March 2021, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 17
Music by Albrechtsberger (born 7 March 1709)

April 2021, Fitzwilliam College Chapel, Cambridge
Music for two organs
Francis Knights and Pablo Padilla (organs)

25 April 2021, Cambridge
Modern German clavichord music, by Pepping, Haacke and Hessenberg
Francis Knights (clavichord)

15 May 2021, Cambridge
Complete John Bull - 3
Francis Knights (virginals/clavichord)

27 June 2021, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 18
Music by Telemann (died 25 June 1767)

17 July 2021, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 19
Music by Muthel (died 14 July 1788)

1 August 2021, Cambridge
Complete John Bull - 4
Francis Knights (organ/harpsichord)

29 August 2021, Cambridge
Modern harpsichord music, by Busoni, Ligeti, Lynch, Martinu, Moody, Takemitsu
Francis Knights (harpsichord)

September 2021, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 20
Music by Turk (died 26 August 1813)

3 October 2021, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 21
Music by J L Krebs (born 1 October 1713)

16 October 2021, 10.00 am - 7.00 pm, Cambridge
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (died 16 October 1621) - 400th Anniversary
Sweelinck's complete keyboard music, on organ, harpsichord, virginals, ottavino and clavichord

December 2021, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 22
Music by J and J P Kreiger

2022

January 2022, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 23
Music by J C Bach (died 1 January 1782)

January 2022, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 24
Music by Mozart (born 27 January 1756)

February 2022, Cambridge
Modern German clavichord music, by Pepping, Haacke and Hessenberg
Francis Knights (clavichord)

March 2022, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (chamber organ)
The Mulliner Book

April 2022, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 25
Music by Handel (died 14 April 1759)

May 2022, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 26
Music by Georg and Gottlieb Muffat

June 2022, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 27
Music by Georg Benda (born 20 June 1726)

July 2022, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 28
Sonatas, Fantasias and Fugues by W F Bach (died 1 July 1784)

August 2022, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 29
Music by C F Fasch (died 3 August 1800)

September 2022, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 30
Music by Goldberg

29 October 2022 at 2.30, Cambridge
Michael Thomas Centenary Memorial Concert
Music by Bach, Fux, Lennox Berkeley and others
Francis Knights (clavichord by Michael Thomas, 1953)

November 2022, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 31
Music by Wolf (died 29/30 November 1792)

December 2022, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 32
Music by Rust

2023

January 2023, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 33
Music by Pachelbel

February 2023, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 34
Music by Fux (died 13 February 1741)

April 2023, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 35
Music by Kirnberger (born 24 April 1721)

September 2023, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 36
Music by Mattheson (born 28 September 1681)

November 2023, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 37
Music by Wolf (died 29/30 November 1792)

December 2023, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 38
Music by Fischer