Future Concerts

There are a number of long-term concert projects underway, including:

  • Complete performances of all the virginal and organ music by Tallis, Byrd, Bull, Farnaby, Morley, Philips and Gibbons (completed 2021; next, Tomkins); and of the major sources of the period, including the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book (completed 2019), My Lady Nevell's Book, the Mulliner Book, Tisdale's Virginal Book, Clement Matchett's Virginal Book, the Dublin Virginal Manuscript, Parthenia and Parthenia Inviolata (completed 2021).
     
  • A complete series of Bach's keyboard music on clavichord (2017-2020), and his organ works (2021-2023).
     
  • 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, Beethoven, Böhm, Buxtehude, Froberger, Kerll, Kozeluch, Marpurg, Pachelbel, Reincken, Scheidemann and Zachow (done so far); Albrechtsberger, J. C. Bach, Benda, Fasch, Fischer, Forkel, Fux, Goldberg, Graupner, Handel, Haydn, Kirnberger, Krebs, Kreiger, Kuhnau, Mattheson, Mozart, Muffat, Müthel, Rust, Scheidt, Sweelinck, Telemann, Türk, Walther, Weckman and Wolf.
     
  • A series of 20th and 21st century solo and chamber music for harpsichord and clavichord, including new commissions.
     
  • A series of Renaissance, Baroque and Classical composer anniversary keyboard festivals - see francis-knights.webnode.com/projects/.

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

Note Concerts are usually on Sunday evening, and free admission unless stated. Public recitals are those with time and venue, and  all others are special invitation-only concerts. Public concerts will resume later this year

Schedule updated 1 August 2021

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

29 August 2021, Cambridge
Bach: Leipzig Chorales, i

19 September 2021, Cambridge
Bach: Das Orgelbuchlein, ii
Francis Knights (organ)

1 October 2021, Cambridge
Bach: Chorales and Fugues
Francis Knights (organ)

16 October 2021, Cambridge
Sweelinck 400th anniversary recital
Francis Knights (clavichord)

24 October 2021, Cambridge
New music for clavichord by Moody, Redhead, Roberts, Loeb, Roche and others
Francis Knights (clavichord)

14 November 2021, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 18
Krebs

5 December 2021, Cambridge
Bach: Leipzig Chorales, ii
Francis Knights (organ)
 

28 December 2021, Cambridge
Bach: Chorales
Francis Knights (organ)


2022


16 January 2022, Cambridge
Bach: Toccatas and Fugues
Francis Knights (organ)

6 February 2022, Cambridge
Complete Tomkins - 1
Francis Knights (harpsichord)

27 February 2022, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 19
Telemann

20 March 2022, Cambridge
Bach: Chorale Preludes
Francis Knights (organ)

10 April 2022, Cambridge
Bach: Chorales
Francis Knights (organ)

1 May 2022, Cambridge
Complete Tomkins - 2
Francis Knights (harpsichord)

22 May 2022, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 20
Fux

12 June 2022, Cambridge
Complete Tomkins - 3
Francis Knights (chamber organ)

3 July 2022, Cambridge
Bach: Chorale Preludes
Francis Knights (organ)

24 July 2022, Cambridge
Bach: Preludes & Fugues
Francis Knights (organ)

14 August 2022, Cambridge
Bach: Toccatas & Fugues
Francis Knights (organ)

4 September 2022, Cambridge
Bach: Clavierubung III
Francis Knights (organ)

25 September 2022, Cambridge
Bach: Toccatas & Fugues
Francis Knights (organ)

16 October 2022, Cambridge
Complete Tomkins - 4
Francis Knights (virginals)

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)

6 November 2022, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 21
Haydn

27 November 2022, Cambridge
Bach: Toccatas & Fugues
Francis Knights (organ)

18 December 2022, Cambridge
Bach: Toccatas & Fugues
Francis Knights (organ)