Leaf Music will release a new recording of Bach’s Sonatas for Violin and Harpsichord (BWV 1014–1019) performed by Mark Fewer and Hank Knox on September 15, 2017. Here is a short trailer for the recording:
First up: Four solo harpsichord concerts in Nova Scotia for Musique Royale July 11-14. Hank will be in Tatamagouche, Wolfville, Chester and Blue Rocks. The programme will include works by Handel, Scarlatti, Bach, Duphly and Frescobaldi. For more details, visit http://musiqueroyale.com.
Here are a couple of previews of the Schulich School of Music’s production of Handel’s Rodelinda: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBBiNZiDtMg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z90xe16YghQ’ Both clips are by Anne Kostalas. Enjoy!
le 5 février @ 19h30 / February 5 @ 7:30pm 2015 L’âge d’or du clavecin The Golden Age of Harpsichord Récital de clavecin et clavicytherium / Harpsichord and clavicytherium recital. Oeuvres de / Works by Frescobaldi, Storace, D’Anglebert & François Couperin. Série Jacques Dansereau, Salle Bourgie, Montreal, QC
Next up is a performance with Arion Baroque Orchestra in Montreal from October 17 to 19 for Cuckoo!, a fun concert celebrating the “Italian invasion” of London and the charms of the Italian Baroque, featuring two concertos under the guest direction of Italian violin wizard Enrico Onofri. I’ll be performing Handel’s organ concerto, “The Cuckoo and the Nightingale” with its
CBC interviews Hank on the eve of his departure for a 12 concert, + masterclasses tour across Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Also excerpts from his new Bach CD (on early-music.com) and a link to one of his magisterial videos of a Bach Toccata An interview that covers ground from Bach to truckers hats: http://music.cbc.ca/#/blogs/2013/9/First-Play-Hank-Knox-JS-Bach-Keyboard-Works
Hank’s new CD, released internationally on the early-music.com label, highlights the range of works that Bach—hugely acclaimed as a keyboard virtuoso—performed over the course of his life, showcasing technical virtuosity, free composition, strict polyphony, and, often, unconventional harmony. The programme encompasses the early Toccata in E minor (BWV914), the brilliant and expressive Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue (BWV 903), as well
Clavecin à Bord En septembre, M. Knox et son clavecin prennent la route pour Clavecin à Bord (Have Harpsichord, Will Travel), une série de concerts donnée à travers l’Ontario, le Manitoba et la Saskatchewan. M. Knox est l’un des rares artistes classiques – et certainement le premier claveciniste – à être présenté en tournée par Home Routes/Chemin Chez Nous, circuit
Arion Baroque Orchestra Back home in Montreal, Hank Knox opens an Italian-themed season with the superb Arion Baroque Orchestra, where he is a founding member. Concerts from October 18 through 20 are titled Venezia mi amore, with music from Gabrieli to Vivaldi, and feature guest violinist and director Enrico Onofri. The next month, from November 14 to 17, oboist Alfredo