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Feast of new music at composers festival

More than 200 musicians, 70 pieces of music, composers flying in from all over the world and a Japanese dance troupe: all will feature in the Fourth International Composers Festival, which will take place in Hastings and Bexhill from 21 to 23 September. Julian Norridge provides the details.

Posted 17:04 Sunday, Sep 16, 2018 In: Music & Sound Tags: Brighton Film Quartet De La Warr Pavilion International composers festival International Festival Orchestra Julian Norridge Nobuya Monta Oliver Poole Opus Theatre Polo Piatti The Crane's Wife
Photo by Peter Mould

The Opus Theatre

The Opus Theatre will be launched in July 2017 and operate in the beautiful Grade II listed building of the former Congregational Church (presently His Place) at 24-25 Cambridge Rd, Hastings Town Centre. HOT’s Sean O’Shea talks to composer and musical director, Polo Piatti about the purpose of this new project, his hopes for its development and the range of activities which will be hosted at the venue.

Posted 05:50 Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 In: SOS Tags: #TagHastings Classicus Talks His Place International composers festival Opus Theatre plato Polo Piatti Royal Vic

Unique opportunity at Composers’ Festival

As we came out of our third concert in two days of the second International Composers Festival, someone said “In the end, I’d prefer to hear some Beethoven”, thus showing he had entirely missed the point of this wonderful event.  Beethoven can be heard in bucketfuls on the radio and in concert halls.  We had had the unique opportunity to hear works recently created by some prodigiously talented composers, and performed by equally talented musicians, writes Antony Mair.

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