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O'Higgins/Luft Quartet:

O’Higgins and Luft play Monk and Trane at Jazz Hastings

An established giant of the UK Jazz scene and a young ‘firebrand’ will be coming together at the next Jazz Hastings session on Tuesday 17 December playing numbers from their new CD. Julian Norridge provides the background.

Posted 12:55 Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Dave O'Higgins Jazz Hastings Julian Norridge Rob Luft Scott Flanigan
CHRISTMAS PAST FROM ëTHE TELLINGí @ Kino Teatr, Hastings 
Sunday 26th November 2017, info: , 
THE TELLING MEDIEVAL ENSEMBLE 
Clare Norburn soprano;  Ariane Prussner mezzo, percussion;  Kaisa Pulkkinen harp & recorder;  Patience Tomlinson actor 

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Hear the stories behind the carols, from The Telling

Does the origin of carols interest you? Acclaimed medieval group The Telling bring the stories behind the earliest carols from the Middle Ages and traditional carols from across Europe to St Clement’s Church on Sunday 15 December.

Posted 10:56 Sunday, Dec 8, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Ariane Prussner carols Clare Norburn Kaisa Pulkkinen Kate Anderson Telling
Sandwiched between conductor , left, and pianist Thomas Pandolfi, Polo Piatti takes a bow following the world premiere of his new piano work.

Standing ovation for world premiere of Piatti’s piano work

Hastings-based composer Polo Piatti in conversation with HOT’s music correspondent Brian Hick after receiving a standing ovation at the world premiere of his new piano work.

Posted 18:22 Friday, Dec 6, 2019 In: Music & Sound
The Sweet's current line-up: from left, Bruce Bisland (drums, vocals), Lee Small (bass, vocals), Paul Manzi (lead vocals) and Andy Scott (lead guitar), vocals).

Sweet thoughts from Andy Scott ahead of Bexhill gig

Ahead of their gig at Bexhill’s De La Warr Pavilion on 21 December, Darren Johnson talks to the Sweet’s Andy Scott who, along with Brian Connolly, Mick Tucker and Steve Priest, was part of the classic 1970s line-up and continues with the band to this day.

Posted 16:31 Tuesday, Dec 3, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Andy Scott Bruce Bisland Darren Johnson Lee Small Mike Chapman Paul Manzi Rock Against Cancer Steve Mann Steve Priest Sweet Tony O'Hora
JoeStilgoe

A Christmas Celebration with Joe Stilgoe

The Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition recently issued the following 

Posted 13:25 Monday, Dec 2, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Joe Stilgoe st mary in the castle
Cantemus Music at St John's Pevensey Road

St Cecilia’s Day Vespers – as heard in Venice

On Saturday 23 November, Cantemusmusic and the Occasional Consort combine for a free concert – St Cecilia’s Day Vespers in Venice, featuring specially arranged music by Antonio Vivaldi and Antonio Lotti at Christ Church, St Leonards, writes Chris Cormack.

Posted 09:28 Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Anne Whitemen Cantemusmuic Chris Cormack Lotti Vivaldi
The London Mozart Players are celebrating their 70th anniversary (photo: Kevin Day/LMP).

London Mozart Players tune up for first concert at Opus

The London Mozart Players, the UK’s longest-established chamber orchestra, are the new Artists in Residence at Opus Theatre, where they plan to deliver an exciting programme of classical music concerts and outreach work throughout the 2019/20 season. The orchestra’s Cat Fuller explains.

Posted 11:09 Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Cat Fuller Julia Desbruslais Opus Theatre Polo Piatti
Steeleye Span, 2019 vintage.

Steeleye Span celebrate 50 years of pioneering folk rock with Hastings gig

Pioneering folk rock group Steeleye Span are celebrating 50 years with an anniversary tour. Ahead of their gig at St Mary in the Castle on 21 November, Darren Johnson talks to founder member Maddy Prior.

Posted 20:24 Monday, Nov 11, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Benji Kirkpatrick Darren Johnson Jesse May Smart Julian Littman Liam Genockey Maddy Prior Roger Carey Spud Sinclair Steeleye Span Violeta Barrena
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