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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.

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

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
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