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CBC’s top classical albums of 2020

I am very pleased and honoured to share a spot on CBC’s list of the top classical albums of 2020 with so many great friends and colleagues, most especially Mark Fewer. Thanks to CBC for the shoutout, and to Jeremy VanSlyke and the great team at Leaf Music. Romp on!

Geminiani, Amoureusement

Here is a recording made some years ago of the Amoureusement from Francesco Geminiani’s Pièces de clavecin (London, 1743), arranged by the composer from his violin sonata, Opus 4, number 8: The harpsichord was built by Jacobus & Abraham Kirckmann, London, 1772, The recording was made at the Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur de Montréal. Video… Read More »Geminiani, Amoureusement

Bach & Les Bostonades

As a musical gift in this time of pandemic and enforced isolation, here is a performance of Bach’s Ouverture for Violin, Strings and Continuo in A minor, BWV 1067a:

The Vivaldi ‘Manchester’ violin sonatas

Mark Fewer & I have a new CD due out on January 17 and the CBC has already noticed!

This Is My Music

I got to host CBC’s This Is My Music for the show on October 12, 10AM to 12 noon. The show is available online at This is the soundtrack of my life: There is music by Monteverdi and Frescobaldi, Bach and Stravinsky, and of course, Frank Zappa.

Francesca Caccini’s La liberazione di Ruggiero

I am very honoured to be involved in the upcoming performance of Francesca Caccini’s La liberazione di Ruggerio coming to the Schulich School of Music at McGill University March 29-31, 2019.

Summertime! Hank Knox on the road

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


Here are a couple of previews of the Schulich School of Music’s production of Handel’s Rodelinda:’ Both clips are by Anne Kostalas. Enjoy!