Posts Categorized: 2016 competition


After more then a week of scintillating music making, the 12th Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition reached a triumphant climax last Friday and Saturday in a riveting two-evening final in front of packed audiences at the White Rock Theatre. By extraordinary coincidence, five of the six finalists chose a Prokofiev concerto from the 17 pieces… Read more »

Results of the 2016 Competition

First Prize and Orchestra Prize: Tzu Yin Huang Second Prize: Samuel Deason Third Prize: Jung Eun Severine Kim Fourth Prize: Eric Zuber Fifth Prize: Ke Ma Sixth Prize: Michelle Nam Paul Patterson Work Prize: June Eun Severine Kim British Prize: Andreas Ioannides


2016 Competition Final Friday 4th (Seats taken at 6.50pm) Orchestra Overture Michelle Nam Samuel Deason Interval Tzu-Yin Huang   Saturday 5th (Seats taken at 5.50pm) Orchestra Overture Ke Ma Eric Zuber Interval Jung Eun Severine Kim Jury Deliberation and Results   Tickets Still Available HERE

Masterclass Tonight

Still a few tickets left for tonight’s Masterclass at Fairlight Hall with The International Jury and the following semi-finalists: Andreas Ioannides Shotaro Nishimura Anna Bulkina Fanya Lin

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 »

Old Town Museum-Pop Up Office

From this weekend Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition will be taking up residence in the Old Town Museum building in the High Street and running a competition Pop Up Office. Come in any weekend or throughout the competition to talk to one of our volunteers about the competition, buy tickets online or signup as a… Read more »