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A very special evening with Ayşen Ulucan at Christ Church

Ayşen Ulucan returns to Christ Church, St Leonards, for a violin recital of early classical and modern music this Saturday, 22 February, at 7pm. Students and under-18s get free entrance, so it’s just the thing for students of the violin, writes

Posted 11:22 Thursday, Feb 20, 2020 In: Music & Sound Tags: Aysen Ulucan Christ Church St Leonards Hastings Philharmonic

Salome: a genuinely gripping work

Edifice Dance Theatre: Salome, St Mary in the Castle, Hastings, 29 June 2019. The brief biblical account of Salome has given rise to a wealth of artistic endeavours, the most recent of which comes from Edifice Dance Theatre in cooperation with Hastings Philharmonic. This is very much a step into the unexplored for them but, in the event, a compellingly worthwhile undertaking, writes HOT’s music correspondent Brian Hick. Photos by Peter Mould.

Posted 17:44 Monday, Jul 1, 2019 In: Performance Tags: Brian Hick Fabio Dolce Hastings Philharmonic Philip O'Meara

Women composers to the fore in the Challenge of Change

On Wednesday 1 May at 7.30pm the Kino-Teatr in St Leonards hosts a chamber music concert dedicated to female composers as part of Hastings Philharmonic’s Challenge of Change festival. This features some great musicians, including pianist Roman Kosyakov, winner of the 2018 HIPCC, and Angela Jung, the lead violin of Hastings Philharmonic Orchestra. Will Robertson, cello, and counter-tenor Alex Pullinger make up a very impressive team, writes Chris Cormack.

Posted 09:33 Wednesday, May 1, 2019 In: Performance Tags: Angela Jung Challenge of Change Hastings Philharmonic HIPCC Kino-Teatr Roman Kosyakov

Poets and singers in joint celebration of Atatürk

As part of a series of themed events around “The Challenge of Change”, and an 80th anniversary celebration  of Jemal Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder of modern Turkey, Hastings Philharmonic Chamber Choir will join poets from the Hastings Stanza group at The Beacon in St Mary’s Terrace on Tuesday 30 April at 7.30 pm for an evening of entertainment in song and verse, writes Chris Cormack.

Posted 16:30 Monday, Apr 29, 2019 In: Performance Tags: Atatürk Challenge of Change chamber choir Hastings Philharmonic hastings stanza The Beacon

Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana returns by popular demand

Back by popular demand, Hastings Philharmonic Choir returns to St Mary in the Castle with Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana this Saturday, 6 April, as choir member Chris Cormack explains.

Posted 12:28 Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Carl Orff carmina burana Chris Cormack Ed Scull Ellen Williams Francis Rayner Goliard Hastings Philharmonic Ricardo Panela Thomas Becket

Merlin magic comes to St Mary in the Castle

Marcio da Silva is well known in town for his magnificent Hastings Philharmonic concerts with winners of the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition. Not so well-known is the strength and depth of his opera productions with the Ensemble OrQuesta, writes Chris Cormack. This month he takes another bold leap forward with his first production of contemporary opera, Merlin, by local composer Keith Beal. The production has much welcome local support, including costumes by Gill Jenks, the wardrobe mistress for the Stables Theatre.

Posted 11:45 Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 In: Music & Sound Tags: Chris Cormack Ensemble OrQuesta Grimeborn Hastings Philharmonic Marcio da Silva Merlin Nimue

International award winning pianist performs

The winner of this year’s Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition. Kenny Broberg, will be returning to Hastings this October after a highly successful summer spent in his native America. Julian Norridge writes.

Posted 11:25 Monday, Oct 9, 2017 In: Music & Sound Tags: Fairlight Hall Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Hastings Concerto Competition Hastings Philharmonic

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
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