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Hastings International Piano Festival

An evening in with Sylvia Jiang, piano concerto competition prizewinner, online

It is no surprise that Hastings International Piano (HIP)’s An Evening In with… concert series has been a success. Innovative culture is always welcome – and now more so than ever with theatres and cinemas closed due to  Covid-19. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths is pleased that the series continues this Friday, 24 April, with Sylvia Jiang, a prizewinner at the 2019 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition.

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Culture to feed the Covid-19 soul

In these challenging times, we need other things besides food to nurture us. And at this time it is an opportunity to exercise not only our bodies but our minds and do those things that we have always wanted to do – and found excuses not to do  or simply never done or achieved.  Lauris Morgan-Griffiths wondered what there was out there to be enjoyed online, locally and nationally, from your home.

Virtuoso performances at piano festival gala concert

White Rock Theatre, Saturday 29 February 2020: Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition has gone biennial – it will next take place in 2021 – and the intervening years will host the Hastings International Piano Festival, the latest addition to the town’s cultural offer. Last week saw the first events, including a gala concert attended by HOT’s music correspondent Brian Hick. Photos by Peter Mould.

Posted 11:10 Tuesday, Mar 3, 2020 In: Music & Sound Tags: Brian Hick Fumiya Koido Hastings International Piano Festival Ian Roberts Royal Philharmonic Sylvia Jiang

A festival to inspire Hastings’ young musical talent

This week sees the first event of the inaugural Hastings International Piano Festival which takes place from 26 February to 8 March at the White Rock Theatre and St Mary in the Castle. The festival homes in on all genres of music with an educational and entertaining offering of events. Young under-21 budding musicians should take special notice, as they can enjoy these mostly free of charge, writes

Posted 16:09 Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020 In: Music & Sound Tags: Eggtooth Project electric palace cinema Fumiya Koido Guy Chambers Hastings International Piano Festival Holly Cullen-Davies Joel Culpepper Kamilla Arku Kids Concert Company Lucy Parham Marie White Nocturne: the Romantic Life of Frédéric Chopin Pasadena Roof Orchestra Puppini Sisters Rachel Portman Reuben James Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Sylvia Jiang White Rock Theatre Youth Theatre
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