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Andrew Lloyd Webber online

HOT’s music critic Brian Hick has been watching the Andrew Lloyd Webber productions on a Friday evening.

Posted 17:59 Saturday, Apr 25, 2020 In: Music & Sound
Hastings International Piano Festival

An evening in with Sylvia Jiang, piano concerto competition prizewinner, online

It is no surprise that Hastings International Piano (HIP)’s An Evening In with… concert series has been a success. Innovative culture is always welcome – and now more so than ever with theatres and cinemas closed due to  Covid-19. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths is pleased that the series continues this Friday, 24 April, with Sylvia Jiang, a prizewinner at the 2019 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition.

Fumiya Koido in concert with Hastings International Piano

As we enter the fifth week of lockdown Brian Hick has been watching the online concerts brought to us by Hastings International Piano.

Posted 17:47 Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 In: Music & Sound

Join Vocal Explosion online for uplifting singing

Come and join Vocal Explosion & Juliet Russell for a live online singing and instrumental session for the whole of our community from the comfort of your home. All of us, from singles to families, singing with each other in the virtual room!

Posted 16:40 Wednesday, Apr 15, 2020 In: Music & Sound Tags: Juliet Russell Vocal Explosion

Fumiya Koido to give Friday’s online piano recital

Hastings International Piano continues its series of short online concerts this Friday with a recital by Fumiya Koido, winner of the 2019 piano concerto competition. Nick Terdre reports.

An evening in with HIPCC prizewinner Maxim Kinasov

In the days of the coronavirus, we cannot attend live music performances, but we can turn to the web. Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition has launched a series of short online concerts to help fill the gap. Competition prizewinner Maxim Kinasov will be performing Franck-Bauer and Rachmaninov tomorrow, Friday, evening at 7pm. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 16:24 Thursday, Mar 26, 2020 In: Music & Sound Tags: HIPCC Maxim Kinasov Nick Terdre Roman Kosyakov

Winning combination brings piano festival to joyous climax

Pasadena Roof Orchestra with the Puppini Sisters: St Mary in the Castle, Saturday 7 March, 2020. Hastings International Piano Festival brought two class acts together to reach a joyous climax at the weekend. HOT’s music correspondent Brian Hick is among the many who are keen to see it return in two years’ time. Photos by Peter Mould.

Posted 14:01 Monday, Mar 9, 2020 In: Music & Sound

25th anniversary tour brings Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman to St Mary’s

Husband and wife folk duo Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman will be playing at St Mary in the Castle on Wednesday 18 March as part of a UK tour celebrating 25 years of making music together. Venue manager Sean Berkeley reports.

Posted 10:45 In: Music & Sound Tags: Folk Kathryn Roberts Nick Terdre Sean Lakeman st mary in the castle
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