Priority Booking Open

We would like to invite our Members and Patrons to purchase tickets for the 2017 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition Semi-Final Recitals, Masterclass and the Final at the White Rock Theatre before the box office opens to the public on November 14th. Tickets can be purchased immediately in person at the White Rock Theatre, or by telephoning the box office on 01424 462288. Please… Read more »

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2017 Winner to perform with RPO in Bexhill

On June 1st, 2017 the 2017 HIPCC Winner will perform Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No.1 with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra at the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill.    Conductor: Brian Wright Programme: ROSSINI Overture, Silken Ladder FAURE Pavane TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No.1 [Interval] DVORAK Symphony No.8 More information and tickets will be available here: www.dlwp.com

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Timothy Henty to Conduct

Timothy Henty has been confirmed to conduct the 2017 competition final with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on March 3rd and 4th 2017. Still in his early thirties, British conductor Timothy Henty is quickly developing a strong international reputation both in the concert and on the theatre platform. Orchestras he has conducted include the Royal Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic,… Read more »

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Entry For USA Auditions Closing!

Contestants wanting to attend live auditions at Ball State University, Indiana, USA on 7th 8th 9th October 2016 have until midnight on September 21st to enter. Full information and entry form HERE. Entry for Live Auditions in Tokyo, London and Hanover as well as via Video entry is as follows- Video Audition- Closing Date- 16th November 2016 United Kingdom live… Read more »

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Autumn Recital Programme Announced

The Autumn Prizewinner’s Recital takes place on October 29th with 2016 Second Prizewinner Samuel Deason. Doors and coffee at 10.30, recital 11am-1pm with a 15 min interval Programme- Rameau – Selections from “Suite for Keyboard in e minor” Le Rappel des Oiseaux Musette en Rondeau Tambourin Grieg- Ballade in g minor, Op.24 “Variations on a… Read more »

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Competition Open for Entries

The 2017 Competition is now open for Entries. The Competition final takes place over two evenings with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Entry by video audition or by live audition in USA, Japan, Germany or UK. Full information and entry form HERE

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Images from our Summer Recital and Picnic at Fairlight Hall with 2016 first prizewinner Tzu-Yin Huang, plus Tzu-yin warming up for her school recital at Vinehall School the following morning. Join us again for our Autumn Recital on October 29th with 2016 Finalist Samuel Deason. Tickets- https://www.musicglue.com/hastings-concerto-competition/   

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Summer Recital Programme Announced

Summer Prizewinners’ Recital at Fairlight Hall, with 2016 Competition winner Tzu-Yin Huang. Programme- J. Haydn Piano Sonata in E flat major Hob. XVI 52 M. Glinka/M. Balakirev The Lark A. Ginestera Argentinian dance -Intermission- A. Mozart Piano Sonata in F major K332 B. Bartok Out of Doors Suite The Recital Room Courtyard, Fairlight Hall. Grounds open for… Read more »

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