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An evening in with…Tzu-Yin Huang

This Friday evening, 24 July, Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition winner Tzu-Yin Huang will join us for a live performance of beautiful music, writes Chris Cormack.

An evening in with…Samuel Deason

This Friday evening, 10 July, Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition prizewinner Samuel Deason

Beethoven and O’Meara help put Hastings Philharmonic firmly on the musical map

The newly reformed Hastings Phlharmonic, which now comprises an orchestra in addition to the well-known choir, had its first outing on Saturday 12 November at the White Rock Theatre. David Pullen was there to hear their rendering of Beethoven’s ninth symphony and a new choral work specially commissioned from Philip O’Meara. Photos by Justin Lycett.

Posted 15:14 Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 In: Music & Sound Tags: Alessandra Fasolo Chaconne Claire Egan David Pullen Donne Hastings Philharmonic Justin Lycett Marcio da Silva Matthew Sprange No Man Philip O'Meara

Hastings Philharmonic performs Beethoven’s choral symphony to announce its arrival

Beethoven’s Ninth is the work chosen to present to the world the newly formed Hastings Philharmonic – a permanent bonding of the well-known Hastings Philharmonic Choir with the Hastings Philharmonic Orchestra, which has its base in the Ensemble OrQuesta. A third component, Hastings Philharmonic Chamber Choir, will enable this local musical powerhouse to further expand its repertoire and ambitions. David Pullen looks forward to the first performance.

Posted 16:44 Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016 In: Music & Sound Tags: Beethoven David Pullen Ensemble OrQuesta First World War Hastings Philharmonic Hugo John Donne Marcio da Silva Philip O'Meara Psalms Somme White Rock Theatre Yeats

Summer turns up for winner’s Fairlight recital

Having followed closely Tzu-Yin Huang’s progress through the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition to take the winner’s crown in March, David Pullen was keen to hear her again when she gave the traditional winner’s recital in the striking setting of Fairlight Hall earlier this month. Photos by Richard Grebby of RG Studios.

Posted 20:13 Monday, Jul 11, 2016 In: Music & Sound Tags: Balakirev David Pullen Fairlight Hall Ginastera HIPCC Kowitz mozart Tzu-Yin Huang

Chance to see piano champion’s recital

As the last act of this year’s Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition, Tzu-Yin Huang from Taiwan is to give the traditional winner’s recital at Fairlight Hall. David Pullen, who accompanied the competition with a lively daily blog for HOT, looks forward to the occasion and the programme. Photos by Richard Grebby of RG Studios.

Posted 17:02 Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 In: Music & Sound Tags: Alberto Ginastera Argentinian Dance Balakariev Beethoven David Pullen Fairlight Hall John Cole mozart The Lark Therese Jensen Tzu-Yin Huang

A clear winner

The Epic is finally over and it was very far from a foregone conclusion as to who might win. Few, I think , would have seen Tzu-Yin Huang from Taiwan as the likely winner at the end of the first round, or even after the semi finals,and yet she was chosen by the RPO orchestra as their winner as well as the jury  –  and from my soundings, by many of the audience as well (if they had been here both nights). HOT’s David Pullen sums up the Finals.

Hastings Toccata a joyous addition

In a way this is the end of the competition for me as a blogger, except to urge you all to get onto White Rock 462288 and book yourselves in for the finals on Friday and Saturday – there will be some blistering piano playing and a lot of boisterous orchestral playing to enjoy from the RPO, writes David Pullen.

Posted 15:36 Thursday, Mar 3, 2016 In: Piano Concerto Competition diary Tags: 2016 Masterclass David Pullen Eric Zuber Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition HIPCC Huang Zuyin Ke Ma Lin Fanya Paul Patterson' Samuel Deason White Rock Theatre
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