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Welcome back to newly normal!

Until I visited an Oxford Lieder recital at Fairlight Hall last Saturday evening, I didn’t realise how much I have been missing live music in the good old way (but still subject to social distancing). Now the Hastings Philharmonic are also back to work with a whole programme, a minimum of six events to delight us – a leap of faith in these difficult times, writes Chris Cormack.

Posted 15:09 Monday, Sep 14, 2020 In: Music & Sound Tags: Ashley Riches Aysen Ulucan Boyan Ivanov Chris Cormack Christ church Dumky Trio Fairlight Hall Francis Rayner Hastings Philharmonic Helen May Lysianne Chen Marcio da Silva Oliver Mansfield Sholto Kynoch Vinehall International

An evening in with… Gen Li

This Friday evening, 12 June,  Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition prizewinner Gen Li will join us for a live performance of beautiful music, writes Chris Cormack.

Leading tenor kicks off Oxford Lieder season at Fairlight Hall

The second season of the collaboration between Fairlight Hall and the Oxford Lieder Festival gets under way with a recital by tenor Joshua Owen Mills. Dominika Hicks provides an introduction to both the singer and the set-up.

Posted 18:57 Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Dominika Hicks Fairlight Hall Joshua Owen Mills Sholto Kynoch

Soprano Alice Privett kicks off Fairlight Hall song season

Locally raised soprano Alice Privett gives the first in a season of five concerts at Fairlight Hall arranged in collaboration with the Oxford Lieder Festival, as the venue’s Dominika Hicks explains.

Posted 20:20 Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: alice privett Dominika Hicks Fairlight Hall Oxford Lieder Festival Sholto Kynoch

Madness and Monarchy at Fairlight Hall

If you were one of the many who watched Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding on TV, you would have heard a crystal-clear, pure voice accompanying the bride’s fairytale procession up the aisle. Elin Manahan Thomas, one of the most exceptional sopranos of her generation, was honoured to perform Handel’s Eternal Source of Light Divine at the wedding of the soon-to-be Duke and Duchess of Sussex. HOT’s Erica Smith finds out more about the singer and why she is championing Barefoot Opera.

Posted 12:15 Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: barefoot opera Barefoot Wine Bloom Britannia Elin Manahan Thomas Fairlight Hall nicholas Bosworth Orlando Gough Stephen Plaice

Piano Competition 2019 seeks volunteers

The organisers of the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition, increasingly regarded as an important fixture in the country’s musical calendar, are looking for more volunteers to help in this exciting and prestigious event. Hannah Deeble writes.

The Lamb Players to debut at Fairlight Hall

For the first time, after nine sell-out seasons, The Lamb Players are set to bring their unique interpretation of a Shakespeare classic to Hastings, as they present As You Like It from Fairlight Hall. HOT’s Jordan Dixon writes.

Posted 18:04 Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 In: Performance Tags: As You Like It Bobby Delaney Carrie Quinlan Fairlight Hall Jessica Regan Jonathan Broadbent Jordan Dixon Shakespeare

The Summer Prizewinner’s Picnic Recital

The last time the brilliant young Russian pianist Roman Kosyakov played in Hastings in early March the town was covered in snow and ice and being lashed by a bitingly cold wind generated by the Beast from the East. Dominika Hicks writes.

Posted 10:14 Sunday, Jun 3, 2018 In: Music & Sound Tags: Dominika Hicks Fairlight Hall Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition 2018 Liszt’s Spanish Rhapsody Moscow State Conservatory Roman Kosyakov Schubert’s 4 Impromptus D899 op.90 Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No 1. Tchaikovsky’s Piano Sonata in G major The Summer Prizewinners Picnic Recital
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