Hank Knox

Academic title(s): 

Associate Professor, Early Music, Harpsichord (Sabbatical leave, Fall '20 - Fall '21)

Hank Knox
Department: 
Music Performance
Area(s): 
Early Music
Ensembles & Conducting
Contact Information
Phone: 
514-398-4535 ext. 00230
Email address: 
hank.knox [at] mcgill.ca
Instrument(s): 
Harpsichord
Group: 
Faculty
Office: 
C531
Salutation: 
Prof
Biography: 

Hailed internationally for his “colourful, kinetic performances,” Hank Knox performs on harpsichord in concert halls, churches, museums, galleries and homes around the globe. A founding member of Montreal’s Arion Baroque Orchestra, with whom he has toured North and South America, Europe and Japan, Knox also regularly performs and tours with Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Les Violons du Roy and l’Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, among other groups, ensembles and orchestras. He has released a number of acclaimed recordings on rare antique instruments as well as copies of historical instruments. He teaches in the Early Music program at McGill University where he conducts the McGill Baroque Orchestra. He has directed a great number of Baroque operas for Opera McGill, including Francesca Caccini’s La liberazione di Ruggiero, Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, Monteverdi’s Poppea and Handel’s Rodelinda, Agrippina, Giulio Cesare, Alcina and Rinaldo.

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