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The Mike Figgis crew interviewing Accompanist Tadashi Imai in between contestants

1 March – 2015 Piano Concerto Competition

The 2015 competition runs from February 28th to March 7th in Hastings, East Sussex, and sees young pianists from 30 different countries compete across four stages, culminating in a thrilling final with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. Participants and spectators of the Hastings Musical Festival are invited to send in comments and photos. 

Posted 16:33 Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015 In: Piano Concerto Competition diary Tags:
Steph Ellis plays Bach prelude in A. ©Alexander Brattell

1 March –  2015 Piano Concerto Exhibition

This is the second instalment of Mike Figgis filming from the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition. Further diary items are invited from both participants and spectators and will be added later, writes Chris Cormack.

Posted 13:42 Monday, Mar 2, 2015 In: Piano Concerto Competition diary
Michael Woodhouse plays Lydorv.  ©Alexander Brattell

28 February – 2015 Piano Concerto Competition

This is the first short film, made by Oscar Nominated Director Mike Figgis, from the 2015 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition. Another film will come soon which will show a range of performances from Stage One of the Competition. Participants and spectators are invited to send us their comments and pictures on any aspect of the Hastings Musical Festival, for publishing in the diary, writes  Chris Cormack.

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