THANK YOU!

We would like to thank all those who attended or took part in our Gala Auction- it was a hugely successful evening and an excellent first step in our our new fund raising campaign. Your generous donations, ticket purchases and pledges will help the competition to continue to support young talented pianists from around the… Read more »

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CONGRATULATIONS

CONGRATULATIONS to Our 2014 Second Prize Winner Yekwon Sunwoo who has won the Gold Medal at the Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, and to our 2017 Winner Kenneth Broberg who won the Silver Medal.   Watch their Final Concerto performances here- http://cliburn2017.medici.tv/en/

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Auction Items for July 1st Gala

Tickets are now sold out for our Gala Night of Music and Dancing on July 1st! However, whether you are attending or not you can still take part in our auction. We have 20 lots- the first 4 are live on the night, the rest will be open for bidding on the website from June… Read more »

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Van Cliburn Competition

Our 2014 Second Prize Winner Yekwon Sunwoo joins our 2017 Winner Kenneth Broberg in the semi-finals of the prestigious Van Cliburn Competition. Watch Yekwon’s quarter final performance here- http://cliburn2017.medici.tv/en/performance/-25 and Kenneth Broberg’s here- http://cliburn2017.medici.tv/en/performance/-27  

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Gala Auction Items

Tickets are almost sold out for our July 1st Gala Night of Music and Dancing, but whether you are attending or not you can still bid on our online auction!   Bidding starts on June 17th but why not browse the auction items now! Whether its a holiday of a lifetime, a cookery class, a… Read more »

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Summer Picnic Recital Programme Announced

Summer Prizewinners’ Recital at Fairlight Hall on July 2nd, with 2014 winner Taek Gi Li making a welcome return. The Recital Room Courtyard, Fairlight Hall. Grounds open for picnics from 12pm. Recital 2pm-4pm including interval. Programme: Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 46 in E Major, XVI: 31 Franz Schubert: Impromptu Op. 90 No. 3 in… Read more »

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Spring Newsletter

Petula Clark CBE president of the Hastings International Musical Festival invites you to 1st July: A GALA NIGHT OF MUSIC AND DANCING at Fairlight Hall, Hastings 7pm hosted by BBC and Classic FM Presenter Bill Turnbull with silent and live auction in aid of the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition. Music by: Buckswood Bagpipers HIPCC… Read more »

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COMPETITION ROUND UP

We are delighted to announce the 2017 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition Winner: 23 year old Kenneth Broberg from Plymouth, Minnesota. Kenneth won the competition with a commanding rendition of the rarely perfomed Gershwin Piano Concerto in F. We hope to have him back perfoming in Hastings later in the year. He is one of… Read more »

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AND THE WINNER IS….

Winning First Prize of £10,000 and a Concerto Performance with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is KENNETH BROBERG Second Prize: Hans Suh Third Prize: Youkyoung Kim Fourth Prize: Koki Kuroiwa and Meng-Sheng Shen Fifth Prize: Giuseppe Guarrera Orchestra Prize: Koki Kuroiwa

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