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Beethoven’s birth remembered in Hastings Sinfonia’s opening concert of 2020 season

Hastings Sinfonia includes a well-known work by Beethoven in its opening 2020 season concert on Saturday 1 February in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the great composer’s birthday. In mid-year it has concerts with the London Mozart Players and separately will be presenting a concerto written around Queen’s greatest hits. Chair Sandra Goodsell describes what waits in store.

Polo Piatti - Composer of Libera Nos

Experienced singers wanted!

Celebrated Hastings-based composer Polo Piatti is looking for 20 committed singers to join the distinguished London Mozart Players performing the world-premiere of his powerful and emotional multi-faith oratorio Libera Nos. The new choir will also be joined by members of the Hastings Sinfonia, five soloists and a children’s choir. HOT’s Chandra Masoliver reports.

Hastings Sinfonia present a winter concert at St John’s

Now in its seventh year of performing popular classical music and opera favourites, the Hastings Sinfonia Orchestra presents its winter concert on Saturday 26 January at St John the Evangelist church. Sandra Goodsell, the orchestra’s chair, describes what waits in store.

Posted 15:22 Monday, Jan 21, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Derek Carden Hastings Sinfonia Howard Southern Paul Lewis Peter Fields Polo Piatti Tan Mcdowall thomasin trezise

Hastings Sinfonia’s Winter Concert

Hastings Sinfonia’s Winter Concert at 7.30pm on Saturday 27 January at St John the Evangelist, Brittany Road, St Leonards-on-Sea TN38 0RD. Tickets are just £10 in advance or £12 at the door. Children under the age of 16 are free (ticket required). Tickets available from: The Tourist Information Office, Aquila House, Hastings or via TicketSource (booking line 0333 666 3366) or 

Hastings link to iconic 1916 Great War film

The Battle of the Somme

Posted 16:44 Monday, Mar 20, 2017 In: Film Tags: Derek Carden Geoffrey Mallins Hastings Sinfonia Laura Rossi The Battle of the Somme Toby Haggith

Saturday night’s alright for . . Hastings Sinfonia

Hastings Sinfonia is now a well-established feature of the Hastings music season, presenting what they themselves describe as ‘popular, well-known classics together with some exciting new works giving a balanced programme suitable for everyone.’ At the end of this month they’re showcasing their talent with a winter concert at St John the Evangelist Church in St Leonards. Toby Sargent leafs through the programme.

Posted 10:49 Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017 In: Music & Sound Tags: Derek Carden Hastings Sinfonia Peter Fields Polo Piatti Randy Nichol St John the Evangelist Church in St. Leonards thomasin trezise Toby Sargent

A pride of Hastings musicians

The Hastings Sinfonia can be relied upon to present a programme of popular and melodic music which includes a good range of romantic classics, lesser known composers whose works are nevertheless immediately identifiable and the works of living composers which are melodic and accessible. This Saturday’s Winter Concert is no exception, writes Chris Cormack.

Hastings Sinfonia for your pleasure

The Hastings Sinfonia present a concert of ‘Midsummer  Melodies’ for your enjoyment, writes Chris Cormack. The orchestra consists of local talented amateur and professional musicians, who meet twice a month throughout the year. The conductor is Derek Carden, who travels from London especially to conduct the Hastings Sinfonia, and the leader is professional violinist and teacher Peter Fields, who has played in many of the great English orchestras.

Posted 17:56 Thursday, Jun 18, 2015 In: Music & Sound Tags: Chris Cormack Christopher Beaumont Composers' Festival Derek Carden Hastings Sinfonia Nuri Koseoglu Peter Fields thomasin trezise xylophone
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