Future Concerts

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

  • a complete performance of the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book francis-knights.webnode.com/fitzwilliam-virginal-book/
     
  • a complete series of Bach's clavier music, on clavichord
     
  • an 40-recital series of clavichord music by Germanic composers of the 17th and 18th centuries, including C. P. E. Bach, J. C. F. Bach, Buxtehude, Froberger, Kozeluch and Marpurg (done so far); Albrechtsberger, J.C. Bach, Beethoven, Benda, Böhm, Fasch, Forkel, Fux, Goldberg, Graupner, Handel, Haydn, Kerll, Kirnberger, Krebs, Kreiger, Kuhnau, Mattheson, Mozart, Muffat, Müthel, Pachelbel, Reincken, Rust, Scheidemann, Telemann, Türk, Weckmann, Wolf and Zachow
     
  • A series bringing clavchord recitals to small historic churches and chapels in East Anglia quiet-sounds.webnode.com/
  • 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/

Notes
Future events are confirmed only when both date and venue are given. Concerts are free admission unless stated.
*Recitals marked with an asterisk are special invitation concerts

Schedule last updated 14 April 2019

28 April 2019 at 6.00 pm, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord/ottavino)
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - 28
Farnaby

26 May 2019 at 6.00 pm, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge*
Chopin: Preludes and Mazurkas
Francis Knights (clavichord)

16 June 2019 at 6.00 pm, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Complete Bach - 11
Toccatas in d, f# and g, Fantasia in a
Francis Knights (clavichord)

14 July 2019 at 6.00 pm, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (organ)
Bach, Organ works

11 August 2019 at 6.00 pm, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (organ/ottavino)
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - 29
Music by Byrd and Bull

8 September 2019 at 6.00 pm, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Complete Bach - 12a
Goldberg Variations
Francis Knights (clavichord)

15 September 2019 at 2.00 pm, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge*
Complete Bach - 12b
Goldberg Variations
Francis Knights (harpsichord)

20 October 2019 at 1.30 pm, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - 30 (final concert of the complete series)
Music by Byrd

17 November 2019 at 6.00 pm, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 9
Music by Zachow (born 14 November 1663)

8 December 2019 at 6.00 pm, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (organ)
Bach, Organ works

22 December 2019 at 6.00 pm, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Modern harpsichord music, by Busoni, Ligeti, Takemitsu, Stephen Dodgson, Ivan Moody and Graham Lynch
Francis Knights (harpsichord)

2020

5 January 2020 at 6.00 pm, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Complete Bach - 13
Inventions and Sinfonias
Francis Knights (clavichord)

22 January 2020 at 7.30 pm, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 14
'Clavierbuchlein fur W F Bach' (22 January 1720 - 300th Anniversary complete performance)
Francis Knights (clavichord)

29 February 2020 at 2.30 pm, Cambridge
21st century British clavichord music (all world premieres)
Francis Knights (clavichord)

4 April 2020 at 6.00 pm, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (virginals)
Byrd - Lady Nevell's Book - 1

10 May 2020 at 6.00 pm, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Complete Bach - 15
English Suites 1-3
Francis Knights (clavichord)

7 June 2020 at 6.00 pm, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 10
Music by Georg and Gottlieb Muffat

5 July 2020 at 6.00 pm, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 11
Music by Rust (born 6 July 1739)

2 August 2020 at 6.00 pm, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Complete Bach - 16
English Suites 4-6
Francis Knights (clavichord)

6 September 2020 at 6.00 pm, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 12
Music by Pachelbel (born 1 September 1653)

10 October 2020 at 6.00 pm, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
Byrd - Lady Nevell's Book - 2

15 November 2020 at 6.00 pm, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Complete Bach - 17
Partitas 1-3
Francis Knights (clavichord)

13 December 2020, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 13
Sonatas and Variations by Beethoven (250th Anniversary recital)

2021

10 January 2021 at 6.00 pm, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Complete Bach - 18
Partitas 4-6
Francis Knights (clavichord)

14 February 2021, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Modern German clavichord music, by Pepping, Haacke and Hessenberg
Francis Knights (clavichord)

7 March 2021 at 6.00 pm, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Complete Bach - 19
Italian Concerto, French Overture, 4 Duets
Francis Knights (clavichord)

25 April 2021 at 6.00 pm, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 15
Music by Kirnberger (born 24 April 1721)

15 May 2021 at 6.00 pm, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (organ)
Byrd - Lady Nevell's Book - 3

27 June 2021 at 6.00 pm, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 16
Music by Telemann (died 25 June 1767)

17 July 2021 at 6.00 pm, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 17
Sonatas, Fantasias and Fugues by W F Bach (died 1 July 1784)

1 August 2021 at 6.00 pm, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 18
Music by C F Fasch (died 3 August 1800)

29 August 2021 at 6.00 pm, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 19
Music by Turk (died 26 August 1813)

12 September 2021 at 6.00 pm, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Complete Bach - 20
Fantasias and Fugues
Francis Knights (clavichord)

3 October 2021 at 6.00 pm, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 20
Music by J L Krebs (born 1 October 1713)

16 October 2021, 10.00 am-7.00 pm, Cambridge
Sweelinck 400th Anniversary
Sweelinck's complete keyboard music, on organ, harpsichord, virginals and clavichord

14 November  2021 at 6.00 pm, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Byrd - Lady Nevell's Book - 4

12 December 2021 at 6.00 pm, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Complete Bach - 21
Preludes and Fugues; Fantasias
Francis Knights (clavichord)

2022

January 2022, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 21
Music by Mozart (born 27 January 1756)

January 2022, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Modern American clavichord music, by Hovhaness, Loeb, Mabry and Pinkham
Francis Knights (clavichord)

13 February 2022 at 6.00 pm, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 14
Music by Kerll (died 13 February 1693)

March 2022, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Complete Bach - 22
Fantasias
Francis Knights (clavichord)

5 March 2022, Cambridge
Tomkins 450th Anniversary
Tomkins' complete keyboard music, on harpsichord, virginals, clavichord and organ

April 2022, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 22
Music by Handel (died 14 April 1759)

May 2022, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Complete Bach - 23
Fantasias and Fugues
Francis Knights (clavichord)

4 June 2022, Cambridge
Kuhnau 300th Anniversary
Kuhnau's complete keyboard music, on harpsichord, clavichord and organ

June 2022, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 23
Music by Georg Benda (born 20 June 1726)

July 2022, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 24
Music by Muthel (died 14 July 1788)

August 2022, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Complete Bach - 24
Early works
Francis Knights (clavichord)

September 2022, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 25
Music by Bohm (born 2 September 1661)

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

November 2022, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 26
Music by Reincken (died 24 November 1722)

December 2022, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Complete Bach - 25
The Art of Fugue
Francis Knights (clavichord)

2023

January 2023, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Complete Bach - 26
Suites
Francis Knights (clavichord)

February 2023, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 27
Music by Fux (died 13 February 1741)

March 2023, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 28
Music by Goldberg (born 13 March 1727)

April 2023, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 29
Music by Haydn (born 31 March 1732)

May 2023, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 30
Music by J and J P Kreiger

June 2023, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Complete Bach - 27 (Final concert)
Fantasias
Francis Knights (clavichord)

1 July 2023, Cambridge
Byrd 400th Anniversary
Byrd's complete keyboard music, on harpsichord, virginals, clavichord and organ

September 2023, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 31
Music by Mattheson (born 28 September 1681)

November 2023, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 32
Music by Wolf (died 29/30 November 1792)

2024

January 2024, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 33
Music by J C Bach (died 1 January 1782)

24 February 2024, Cambridge
Weckmann 400th Anniversary
Weckmann's complete keyboard music, on harpsichord, clavichord and organ

March 2024, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 34
Music by Albrechtsberger (born 7 March 1709)

April 2024, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 34
Music by Schiedemann

2025

7 June 2025, Cambridge
Gibbons 400th Anniversary
Orlando Gibbons' complete keyboard music, on harpsichord, virginals, clavichord and organ