Previous Concerts

For events before 2017, see francis-knights.webnode.com/archive/

2017

8 January 2017, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 5
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/

30 July 2017, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 2
The Well-tempered Clavier, Book 1
Francis Knights (clavichord)

20 August 2017, The Workshop, Kendal Way, Cambridge
Francis Knights (fortepiano)
Sonatas and variations by C. P. E. Bach

16 September 2017, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
'Music and Mathematics' project concert with Colchester New Music,
including works by Mark Bellis, Sarah Cattley, Laurence Glazier, Ivan Moody,
Pablo Padilla, Peter Thorne, Julia Usher and Ian Wilson

Pablo Padilla (piano), Sarah Cattley (piano), Francis Knights (harpsichord/organ),
Dan Tidhar (harpsichord), Ellen Jameson (recorder), Paula Muldoon (viola) and others
www.fitz.cam.ac.uk/news/music-and-maths

17 September 2017, Melbourn
Francis Knights (1953 Goff clavichord)
Herbert Howells: Howells clavichord

15 October 2017, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)
Contemporary American music for two harpsichords by Robert Baksa,
Edwin McLean, Mark Janello and Earle Brown
www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHi_GE7xwnA

15 October 2017, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
CNM workshop for contemporary harpsichord composition
Website colchesternewmusic.com/

4 November 2017, Christ's College Chapel
Cambridge Renaissance Ensemble, Paula Muldoon (baroque violin),
Francis Knights (organ), Stephen Lawrence (tenor)
Chamber music by Biber, including Mystery Sonatas I and XVI

8 November 2017, Bate Collection, Oxford University
Instruments of emancipation: the changing uses and roles of keyboards in the 18th Century
Lecture-recital by Francis Knights (clavichord/harpsichord)
recsoxford.org/2017/11/12/review-of-our-second-instruments-of-the-eighteenth-century-seminar/

11 November 2017, New Music Room, St John's College, Cambridge
Howells 125th Anniversary Recital
Francis Knights and Dan Tidhar perform the complete clavichord music of Herbert Howells

6 December 2017, Emmanuel URC, Cambridge
Cambridge Renaissance Ensemble
In Nomines by Tallis, Byrd, Bull, Gibbons and others

12 December 2017, Fitzwilliam College Chapel, Cambridge
Francis Knights (organ)
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - 22
Music by William Byrd

30 December 2017, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
Music by Herbert Howells, Ivan Moody, Christopher Steel and Krzysztof Stasiak

14 January 2018, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - 23
Philips, Richardson and Morley

27 January 2018, St Edmund's College Chapel, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 3
The Art of Fugue
Francis Knights and Dan Tidhar (clavichords)

28 January 2018, Old Library, Emmanuel College, Cambridge
Bach: The Art of Fugue
Francis Knights and Dan Tidhar (harpsichords)

11 February 2018, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 4
The Well-tempered Clavier
Francis Knights (clavichord)

13 February 2018, Moot Hall, Colchester
Francis Knights (organ)
Music by Bach and Ivan Moody (world premiere)

21 March 2018, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge*
Bach 333rd Birthday Concert
Complete Bach - 5
Francis Knights (clavichord)

8 April 2018, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge*
Complete Bach - 6
The Well-tempered Clavier, recital 4
Francis Knights (clavichord)

13 April 2018, Bury St Edmunds Cathedral
Francis Knights (organ)
Bach: Preludes & Fugues

28 April 2018, Great Horksley, Essex
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)
Colchester New Music concert, all world premieres
colchesternewmusic.com/calls-for-scores/call-for-scores-harpsichord-duets/

6 May 2018, The Music Room, Hazelwood Close, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 6
200th Anniversary recital of sonatas by Leopold Kozeluch (1747-7 May 1818):
Sonatas 6, 15 and 22

3 June 2018, Auditorium, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
Music by Bach, Buxtehude, Byrd, Lennox Berkeley and Alexander Blustin (world premiere)

9 June 2018, St Clements, Cambridge
Patrick Welche, Ellen Jameson and Francis Knights (recorders)
Quantz, Telemann, Mattheson and Fux trios

20 June 2018, Jesus College Chapel, Cambridge
Francis Knights, Dan Tidhar and Edward Lilley (harpsichords)
Music for three harpsichords by Bach, Edwin McLean, David Solomons and Mark Bellis

15 July 2018, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - 24
Music by Tomkins and Bull

5 August 2018, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 7
The Well-tempered Clavier, recital 5
Francis Knights (clavichord)

11 August 2018, Fitzwilliam College Chapel, Cambridge
Cambridge Renaissance Ensemble
Tudor consorts and consort songs

16 August 2018, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (clavichords)
Buxtehude, Bach and Muthel

15 September 2018, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - 25
Music by Farnaby

7 October 2018, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 8
French Suites
Francis Knights (clavichord)

16 October 2018, Fitzwilliam College Auditorium, Cambridge
In search of Buxtehude's Planets
Simon Mitton (lecturer), Francis Knights (harpsichord)
A lecture-recital for the Festival of Ideas, linking historical astronomy with 17th-century German keyboard music depicting the planets. www.festivalofideas.cam.ac.uk/events/buxtehudes-lost-planets

10 November 2018, Chapel and Old Library, Emmanuel College, Cambridge
Francois Couperin 350th Anniversary Festival
Francis Knights, Dan Tidhar, Penelope Cave and others (harpsichord, spinet, clavichord and organ)
perform the complete keyboard music of Couperin
Website couperin2018.webnode.com/

18 November 2018, St Peter's Church, Horningsea
Cambridge Renaissance Ensemble
Italian Renaissance and Baroque music

25 November 2018, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 7
Music by Marpurg (300th Anniversary, born 21 November 1718)

16 December 2018, Old SCR, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (spinet)
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - 26
Music by Giles and Richard Farnaby

30 December 2018, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 9
Short Preludes; Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue
Francis Knights (clavichord)

13 January 2019, Auditorium, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (virginals)
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - 27
Mundy, Warrock and others

2 February 2019, Fitzwilliam College Chapel, Cambridge
Marchand 350th Anniversary
Francis Knights and Dan Tidhar (harpsichord and organ)
play the complete keyboard music of Louis Marchand
marchard-2018.webnode.com/

3 February 2019, Robinson College Chapel, Cambridge
Cambridge Renaissance Ensemble
Tudor music for bass recorders

13 February 2019, Old Labs, Newnham College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
Bach: French Suite No.4, Preludes & Fugues

9 March 2019, Hughes Hall, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
Contemporary clavichord music, including works by Herbert Howells,
Barry Guy (world premiere), Ivan Moody, Julia Usher, Alan Bullard
(world premiere), Alexander Blustin (world premiere),
Graham Lynch and Matyas Seiber
www.cambridge-szeged-society.org.uk/

7 April 2019, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 10
Toccatas in c, D, e and G
Francis Knights (clavichord)

28 April 2019, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord/ottavino)
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - 28
Farnaby (complete, recital 3)

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

16 June 2019, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 11
Toccatas in d, f# and g, Fantasias in a, c, c and g
Francis Knights (clavichord)

7 July 2019, Fitzwilliam College Chapel, Cambridge
Francis Knights (organ/harpsichord)
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - 29
Music by Byrd, Bull and Philips

14 July 2019, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 8
Music by Schiedemann

27 July 2019, Fitzwilliam College Chapel, Cambridge
Francis Knights and Pablo Padilla (clavichords)
Duets by Byrd, Buxtehude, Bach, Vivaldi, Ligeti and Blustin

4 August 2019, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 12
Francis Knights (clavichord)
Bach: Inventions and Sinfonias

8 September 2019, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 13a
Goldberg Variations
Francis Knights (clavichord)

15 September 2019, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 13b
Goldberg Variations
Francis Knights (harpsichord)

28 September 2019, Waltham Abbey
Francis Knights (chamber organ/harpsichord)
Tallis - Complete keyboard works