Video: Alexander Panfilov performs at Summer Recital

Alexander Panfilov performing Mussorgsky- Pictures at an Exhibition Fairlight Hall July 2015 The Summer Recital and Picnic, held at Fairlight Hall, is part of the year round recital series from Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition. Alexander Panfilov is the 2015 winner of the Competition.

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January School Concert

The girls at Helenswood Academy in Hastings will enjoy a rare treat on Friday 22nd January when they are given a short concert by South Korean born Garam Cho,the joint second prize winner of this year’s Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition. Garam Cho will be in Hastings to give the competition’s Winter Recital in the… Read more »

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Programme for Winter Recital Announced

The Programme for the 2016 Winter Prizewinners’ Recital at Fairlight Hall on January 23rd has been announced. 2015 Joint Second Prizewinner Garam Cho will be performing: J.Brahms Anh.1a/1 no.5 Exercise for the left hand after the Chaconne from J.S.Bach’s violin Partita in D minor BWV 1004 L.v.Beethoven Piano Sonata Op.57 No.23 in f minor ‘Appasionata’ Intermission… Read more »

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Hosted Accommodation Offered to Contestants

This year contestants of the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition will be offered hosted accommodation with local residents. There is still time to enter the 2016 Competition if you wish to enter by Video Audition or attend the London or Hamburg auditions. The USA and Tokyo entries have now closed, with three days of USA… Read more »

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A Tribute to Peter Katin

All at Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition are delighted to support this event, remembering the kindly help and advice of Peter Katin in the early years of the competition  

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Priority Booking for Members and Patrons Opens

Friends, Members and Patrons of Hastings International Piano Competition have been invited to purchase tickets for the 2015 Competition Semi-Final Recitals and the Final at the White Rock Theatre before the box office opens to the public on October 12th. Tickets can be purchased by Members in person at the White Rock, or by telephoning the box office on 01424… Read more »

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2016 Competition Open!

The 12th Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition is now open for entries. Due to a generous partnership formed with Ball State University, Indiana, USA, the Competition will be holding live auditions there from 13th-15th November 2015. There will also be other live auditions in London, Hamburg and Tokyo. For the 2016 Competition contestants have the choice… Read more »

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HIPCC announces the addition of live auditions for the 2016 Competition

Due to a generous partnership formed with Ball State University, Indiana, USA, the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition will be holding live auditions there from 13th-15th November 2015. There will also be other live auditions in London, Hamburg and Tokyo. Dates and venues to be confirmed. For the 2016 Competition contestants will have the choice… Read more »

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Exciting news from the Artistic Director for the 2016 competition

Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition, already one of the most prestigious piano competitions in the UK, is today announcing further exciting and ambitious plans for expansion. Next year’s competition will for the first time culminate in a two day final, with six finalists competing for the coveted first prize rather than the three finalists that… Read more »

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