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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

Piano crown goes to Koido as HIPCC broadens its horizons

Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition came to a glorious climax on Saturday at the White Rock Hotel, with Japanese contestant Fumiya Koido declared the winner. Plans for enhancing the competition, including a piano festival next year, were also announced. Nick Terdre reports, photos by John Cole.

Posted 21:36 Monday, Mar 4, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Andrew Harrison Eric Guo Frank wibaut Fumiya Koido Hastings International Pisno Concerto Competition Helen Winning HIPCC John Brunning Kowitz Maxim Kinasov Nick Terdre Rory Macdonald Royal Philharmonic Orchestra RPO Sylvia Jiang Yamaha Yuanfan Yang

Six compete for piano crown

Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition is approaching its climax, with six contestants selected for the final on Friday and Saturday evenings at the White Rock Theatre. Nick Terdre reports, photos by John Cole.

Posted 09:56 Friday, Mar 1, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Alexander Yao Alexey Sychev Aya Hirakawa Eric Guo Fumiya Koido Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition John Cole Kyle Orth Maxim Kinasov Peter Klimo Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Sylvia Jiang Toshiki Ishii White Rock Theatre Youngho Park Yuanfan Yang Yuki Osaki

Piano competition set to start

If it’s wet and cold and February, it must be that time of year when brilliant young concert pianists from all around the world descend on Hastings to cheer us all up by taking part in the ever more prestigious Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition (HIPCC). Julian Norridge has all the details. Photos by Bob Mazzer.

Piano competition goes biennial

The prestigious Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition, which has been growing in stature every year for the last 14 years, is to become a biennial event after next year’s competition. Julian Norridge reports.

Russian pianist takes the Hastings prize

Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition reached its climax on Saturday night with performances from the remaining three finalists. HOT correspondent Heidi de Winter was there to enjoy the denouement of another gripping contest. Photos by Bob Mazzer.

Orchestral backing heats up piano finals

Three of the six finalists in the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition had their last chance to impress the jury last night. Tonight the competition  reaches its climax with the remaining three finalists going through their paces and the jury eventually anointing the winner. HOT correspondent Heidi de Winter gathers her forces for the final fling. Photos by Bob Mazzer.

Standards soar as piano semi-finalists chosen

As 11 contestants in the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition advance to the semi-finals, HOT correspondent Heidi de Winter finds it hard to believe the high standards displayed by the young pianists.Photos by Bob Mazzer.

Posted 16:54 Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018 In: Music & Sound Tags: Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition Heidi de Winter Hyejin Cho Joon Toon Quang Hong Luu Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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