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Contemporary music to stir the emotions

The second International Composers’ Festival is fast approaching and renowned Japanese composer, Nobuya Monta, has been officially appointed the Festival’s new Composer in Residence. Maestro Monta will be composing a new orchestral work especially created for the Festival on the 6 & 7 September 2013. He will also travel from Osaka with a host of Japanese musicians to be with us at the Festival in Hastings!

Posted 12:38 Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 In: Performance Tags: A E Housman atonal music Chris Cormack Hastings International Composers' Festival Japan Nobuya Monta Polo Piatti st mary in the castle tonal music

Hastings Old Town – centre of creativity

When we told friends in France that we were moving to Hastings, there were mixed reactions.  The usual one was “Why Hastings?” asked with an air of perplexity.  That was easily dealt with – it had happened entirely by chance.  But one friend followed it up with – “but there won’t be any cultural life there”.  I know what she meant: there’s no theatre to speak of and precious little in the way of classical music, writes Antony Mair.

 Last Tango in Hastings: Part Two

After a triumphant evening earlier this month in the museum, which buzzed with unique music and tantalised with  costumes and sensuous dance,  yet another colourful tango event is due to delight our imaginations at the weekend – this time in the Old Town, writes HOT’s Chris Cormack, a chance to watch and ‘explore the tango embrace’.

Posted 12:39 Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 In: Performance Tags: elise liversedge paras sighy paul vossen Polo Piatti tango tango atelier three hat tango venuu

Last Tango in Hastings : Part One

Hastings tango dancers are becoming a common sight, whether it is along the De la Warr terraces or filling up Hastings Museum at night. There are classes on Sundays and Tuesdays and all sorts of other opportunities. Hastings Tango Club are further honoured by having music specially dedicated to them by Hastings own renowned composer, Polo Piatti, to be played as a World premier at the Hastings Museum Valentine Tango event this Friday 15 February, writes HOT’s Chris Cormack.

Posted 15:17 Monday, Feb 11, 2013 In: Performance Tags: Harriet Wider Hastings Museum Hastings Sinfonia Jonathan Bruce Pinta Brava Polo Piatti tango

Some song & musical highlights of 2012

HOT columnist Sean O’Shea looks back on some song and musical highlights of 2012 with additional commentaries from music scout Angie Phillip (AP) and HOT’s website developer Nick Weekes(NW).

Polo Piatti hopes for second International Composers Festival

HOT columnist Sean O’Shea interviews Polo Piatti, the award winning British-Argentine composer, concert pianist, classical improviser and conductor. Polo lives in Hastings and was artistic director of the UK and Europe’s first International Composers Festival. This successful event was held at St Mary in the Castle at the end of August to very popular acclaim.

Posted 18:28 Friday, Oct 19, 2012 In: SOS Tags: composer Composers' Festival Hastings Polo Piatti
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