Monthly Archives: February 2016

Stage 1 Results

The following contestants have been successful and will proceed to Stage 2 of the 2016 Competition: Yeon-Min Park Alan Woo Ilya Kondratiev Anna Bulkina Karim Said Tzu-Yin Huang Yibing Zhang Andreas Ioannides Oliver Jia Eric Zuber Shotaro Nishimura Richard Jeric Ilya Ramlav Michelle Nam Samuel Deason Jung Eun Severine Kim Ke Ma Fanya Lin

The Contestants are coming!

Contestants are arriving in Hastings over the next few days to take part in the first Stage of the 2016 competition. Stage One begins on Thursday- have you got your tickets?!


This weekend the Priory Meadow Shopping Centre will be alive with the sound of music as local pianists of all ages seize the chance to show off their skills on a concert standard grand piano. This popular event is a taster for twelfth annual Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition, which starts at the White Rock… Read more »

Compulsory work named ‘The Hastings Toccata’

Another innovation for 2016 involves the semi-finalists. In the past, they have played music of their own choice. This year they are all being asked to perform a new four-minute piece which has been specially composed for the competition by distinguished British composer Paul Patterson. The piece has just been named ‘The Hastings Toccata’. His… Read more »