Winner’s Weekend

  Winner of the 2018 Hastings Piano Concerto Competition, Roman Kosyakov, returns to Hastings on Friday 12th  October to perform in the Hastings Philharmonic Season’s Opening Concert at St Mary in the Castle, playing Brahms monumental second piano concerto. Kosyakov won the £15,000 first prize in March 2018 with a thrilling performance of Tchaikovsky’s Piano… Read more »

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Priority Booking Open

Priority ticket booking for our Friends and Patrons is OPEN NOW. Tickets will be on general sale on Monday October 15th. We invite you to purchase tickets for the 2019 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition at the White Rock Theatre. Tickets can be purchased in person at the White Rock Theatre, or by telephoning the… Read more »

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2019 and Beyond

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. The announcement was made at the official launch of the 2019 competition on Tuesday 11th September at the preview of a new exhibition of photographs… Read more »

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Concerto

An exhibition of stunning photographs and film of this year’s Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition, which took place in late February and early March, will open in the crypt of St Mary’s in the Castle next Wednesday, September 12th, and run until the end of the month. The photographs are the work of well-known Hastings… Read more »

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Concerto- Exhibition

    CONCERTO Private View 11th SEPTEMBER 6-8pm Friends and Patrons only Exhibition: 12th -30th SEPTEMBER 2018 St Mary in the Castle Crypt 10am-4pm Multimedia exhibition featuring photography and film from the 2018 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition. HIPCC is a world class piano concerto competition for international young concert pianists, and culminates in a… Read more »

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2019 Competition Open

The 2019 Competition is now open for contestants. Auditions will take place in China, Italy, Japan, UK and USA or by video recording. Visit HERE for full regulations and to enter.   Visit the FILM page to watch the 2018 competition film, and the six 2018 finalists performing with the RPO.

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Summer Picnic Recital

 The last time the brilliant young Russian pianist Roman Kosyakov played in Hastings in early March the town was covered in snow and ice and being lashed by a bitingly cold wind generated by the Beast from the East. These freezing conditions, redolent of his native Siberia, seemed to inspire the young virtuoso. He won… Read more »

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SUMMER PICNIC RECITAL- Priority Booking OPEN

SUMMER PICNIC RECITAL Summer Prizewinners’ Picnic Recital at Fairlight Hall with 2018 HIPCC Winner Roman Kosyakov. The Recital Room Courtyard, Fairlight Hall Sunday July 1st 2018. Grounds open for picnics from 12pm. Recital 2pm-4pm including interval. Tickets: Priority booking is now open for Friends and Patrons and will be open to the public on 1st May…. Read more »

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2018 COMPETITION ROUND UP

This year’s Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition was won by 25-year-old Russian pianist Roman Kosyakov with a magnificent performance of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No 1. A graduate of the Moscow State Conservatory who now studies at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Kosyakov was presented with a cheque for £15,000 and a guaranteed soloist appearance with the… Read more »

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