Previous concerts

A list of concerts and events from 2010-2021

2010

9 May 2010, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Fitzwilliam College Baroque Ensemble, director Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Flute music by the Bach Family

10 September 2010, Peterhouse, Cambridge
Francis Knights (spinet)
Tudor Keyboard Music

27 September 2010, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord, harpsichord and chamber organ), Will Warns
(chamber organ, harmonium and piano) and Lliam Paterson (piano)Six centuries of Keyboard Music

11 December 2010, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
David Irving (baroque violin), Evelyn Nallen (recorder), Douglas Hollick (harpsichord), Daniel Trocme Latter (organ) and Francis Knights (harpsichord/organ)
Baroque chamber music

2011

30 January 2011, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Bull, Scarlatti, Duphly and Buxtehude

5 February 2011, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Zadok Baroque, with Francis Knights (harpsichord)
A Georgian Entertainment
Chamber music from late 18th-century London, including trios by Haydn, Giordani and Myslivecek

13 February 2011, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Music for recorders, soprano and continuo, played by Tamara Novis, Katrina Currie, Ewan Stephens (recorders),
Sally Graham (soprano) and Francis Knights (chamber organ)
Bach, Quantz, Philidor, Purcell and Pachelbel

6 March 2011, Hurstmonceaux Castle, Sussex
Fitzwilliam College Chapel Choir, Hurstmonceaux Castle Choir, Dr Shelley Katz (conductor), Lliam Paterson and Francis Knights (piano duet)
Brahms: A German Requiem

20 March 2011, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)
Bach, Soler, Handel and Krebs

5-6 May 2011, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Fitzwilliam Chamber Opera, conductor Lliam Paterson, Jonathan Woolgar (piano), Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Judith Weir, The consolation of scholarship; Ivan Moody, Fables (world premiere)

22 June 2011, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (organ)
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - 10
Byrd, Gibbons and Bull

27 July 2011, St Mary’s Church, Saffron Walden
Ferdia Stone-Davis (recorder) and Francis Knights (spinet)
Bach, Handel, Paisible and Telemann

31 July 2011, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
Bohm, Buxtehude, Froberger, Reincken and Bach

28 August 2011, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The modern clavichord: Mark Argent, Herbert Howells, Peter Dyson and Graham Lynch

16 September 2011, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights, Patrick Welche and Diane Winkleby (baroque flutes)
Duos and Trios by Telemann and Boismortier

5 November 2011, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Louis Couperin 350th Anniversary marathon, Francis Knights (director).
Complete works of Louis Couperin (c.1626-1661), on harpsichord, spinet, clavichord and organ, played by Martin Ennis, Francis Knights, David Irving, Jonathan Hellyer Jones, Ryan Mark, John McKean, Anne Page, Dan Tidhar and Silas Wollston
Website couperinanniversary2011.webnode.com/

13 November 2011, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Elena Hernandez (recorder) and Francis Knights (harpsichord/organ)
Castello, Uccelllini, Bach, Bohm, Telemann and Quantz

26 November 2011, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Domestic music from the time of William Byrd
Hector Sequera (lute), Francis Knights (organ/spinet), Penelope Appleyard (soprano) and others

21 November 2011, Churchill College, Cambridge
Valerie Ross, Portrait concert, including Soliloquy for clavichord (world premiere)
Francis Knights (clavichord) and others

1 December 2011, St Edmund's College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
Bach, Bohm, Philips, Froberger and Howells

10 December 2011, Churchill College, Cambridge
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)
Krebs, J.S. Bach and C.P.E. Bach

2012

12 January 2012, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - 11
Byrd, Farnaby and Tomkins

5 February 2012, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Patrick Welche (baroque flute) and Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Flute music from the Berlin Court

25 February 2012, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge
Marie Lemaire (soprano), Ryan Mark (violin) and Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Music by 17th-century women composers
Francesca Caccini, Barbara Strozzi, Isabella Leonardi and Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre

18 March 2012, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)
Music by the Bach family

12 May 2012, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Bach, Froberger and Forqueray

18 June 2012, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
17th-century German suites

28 July 2012, Clare Hall, Cambridge
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords, spinet and clavichord)
Bach, Handel, Krebs and Louis Couperin

22 August 2012, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (organ)
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - 12
Music by Sweelinck (450th Anniversary recital)

20 September 2012, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book - 13
Byrd, Farnaby and Anon

23 September 2012, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Patrick Welche (baroque flute) and Francis Knights (harpsichord/baroque flute)
Chamber music by Telemann

19 October 2012, Wolfson College, Cambridge
Dan Tidhar and Francis Knights (harpsichords)
Bach, Buxtehude and Krebs

26 October 2012, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Colin Scobie (baroque violin), Heather Tuach (cello) and Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Corelli, Vivaldi, Geminiani and Rameau

10 November 2012, Churchill College, Cambridge
Patrick Welche (baroque flute) and Francis Knights (harpsichord)

7 December 2012, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Erasmus Chamber Choir, Francis Knights (conductor)
Motets, anthems and partsongs from Tallis, Byrd and Gibbons to Sullivan, Holst and Vaughan Williams

9 December 2012, Emmanuel College, Cambridge
CU3E 10th Anniversary Concert
Cambridge University Baroque Ensemble

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, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 4
Suites, fugues and variations by Buxtehude

2017

8 January 2017, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 5
Sonatas and fantasias by C. P. E. Bach

5 February 2017, 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, 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

2018

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

27 January 2018, St Edmund's College Chapel, Cambridge
Bach, 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 - 3
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 - 4
Francis Knights (clavichord)

8 April 2018, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 5
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, 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 - 6
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 - 7
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 - 8
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 - 9
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 - 10
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 - 11
Francis Knights (clavichord)
Bach: Inventions and Sinfonias

8 September 2019, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 12a
Goldberg Variations
Francis Knights (clavichord)

15 September 2019, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 12b
Goldberg Variations
Francis Knights (harpsichord)

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

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

17 November 2019, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 13
Iitalian Concerto; French Overture; 4 Duets
Francis Knights (clavichord)

1 December 2019, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 9
Music by Georg Bohm

14 December 2019, Margaret Beaufort Institute, Cambridge
Kristi Bryson (soprano), Férdia Stone-Davis (recorder) and Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Christmas music by Bach, Telemann, Handel and Bohm

22 December 2019, Fitzwilliam College Chapel, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
Modern American music for clavichord by Hovhaness, Pinkham, Loeb, Broege and Bohn

2020

12 January 2020, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 14
English Suites
Francis Knights (clavichord)

22 January 2020, Fitzwilliam College Chapel, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 15
'Clavierbuchlein fur W. F. Bach' (manuscript started 22 January 1720) - 300th Anniversary performance
Francis Knights (clavichord)

2 February 2020, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 13
Keyboard music by Zachow

29 February 2020, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
21st century British clavichord music: first performances of works by Alexander Blustin, Alan Bullard, Ivan Moody, Krzysztof Stasiak and Stephen Watkins, plus pieces by Peter Maxwell Davies, Matyas Seiber and others
Francis Knights (clavichord)

7 March 2020, Sutton Hoo
Lecture course on music in Tudor East Anglia
Francis Knights (clavichord/ottavino) plays Byrd, Morley, Inglott and Gibbbons

5 April 2020, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 16
The Art of Fugue
Francis Knights (clavichord)

19 April 2020, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 14
Toccatas, suites and canzonas by Kerll

10 May 2020, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (chamber organ)
Byrd, Lady Nevell's Book - 1

6 June 2020, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 17
Aria variata, canons and suites
Francis Knights (clavichord)

28 June 2020, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 18
Partitas 1-4
Francis Knights (clavichord)

19 July 2020, Cambridge
Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Byrd, Lady Nevell's Book - final concert

9 August 2020, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 19
Partitas 5-6, Preludes & Fugues
Francis Knights (clavichord)

30 August 2020, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 20
Suites in A, a, Eb and Fantasias
Francis Knights (clavichord)

20 September 2020, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Francis Knights (chamber organ/spinet)
Complete Byrd (final concert)

11 October 2020, Cambridge
Complete Bach - 21 (final concert)
Suites, Fantasias & Fugues
Francis Knights (clavichord)

1 November 2020, Cambridge
Francis Knights (harpsichord)
Parthenia and Parthenia Inviolata, complete

15 November 2020, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 15
Suites and Variations by Reincken (died 24 November 1722)

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

2021

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

24 January 2021, Cambridge
Gibbons, complete keyboard works
Francis Knights (chamber organ)

14 February 2021, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
The complete Mulliner Book
Francis Knights (chamber organ)

7 March 2021, Cambridge
The Dublin Virginal Manuscript
Francis Knights (harpsichord)

28 March 2021, Fitzwilliam College Chapel, Cambridge
Bach, organ works - 1
Neumeister Chorales
Francis Knights (organ)

18 April 2021, Fitzwilliam College Chapel, Cambridge
Bach, organ works - 2
Das Orgelbuchlein, i
Francis Knights (organ)

2 May 2021, Cambridge
Complete John Bull - 1
Francis Knights (clavichord)

11 May 2021, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Bach, organ works - 3
Art of Fugue
Francis Knights (organ)

30 May 2021, Cambridge
Complete John Bull - 2
Francis Knights (clavichord)

20 June 2021, Cambridge
Francis Knights (clavichord)
The German clavichordists - 17
Pachelbel

11 July 2021, Fitzwilliam College Chapel, Cambridge
Bach, organ works - 4
Chorale Partitas
Francis Knights (organ)

1 August 2021, Fitzwilliam College Chapel, Cambridge
Complete John Bull - 3
Francis Knights (harpsichord/organ)

15 August 2021, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Music for two organs by Byrd, Purcell, Bach, Telemann and others
Francis Knights and Pablo Padilla (chamber organs)

29 August 2021, Fitzwilliam College Chapel, Cambridge
Organ music by John Redford
Francis Knights (organ)

19 September 2021, Fitzwilliam College Chapel, Cambridge
Bach, organ works - 5
Bach: Leipzig Chorales, i
Francis Knights (organ)

3 October 2021, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Bach, organ works - 6
Bach: Clavierubung III
Francis Knights (organ)

16 October 2021, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Sweelinck 400th anniversary recital
Francis Knights (organ)

17 October 2021, Cambridge
Sweelinck: Fantasias, chorales and variations
Francis Knights (clavichord)

13 November 2021, Fitzwilliam College Auditorium, Cambridge
21st-century clavichord music by Moody, Nickol, Phillips, Redhead, Lane, Roberts, Loeb, Calabris, Oates and LeFanu
Francis Knights (clavichord)

27 November 2021, Fitzwilliam College Chapel, Cambridge
Bach: The Art of Fugue
Francis Knights and Pierre Riley (organs)