Winter Morning Recital Programme Announced

The Programme for the Winter Morning Recital has been announced. Our Prizewinners’ Recital Series continues on January 24th with a morning Winter Recital, with 2014 Finalist Marcin Koziak (Poland) The Recital begins at 11.30 am, in the Recital Room of Fairlight Hall, East Sussex. Tickets are £15 including mulled wine. Tickets available online HERE  or at… Read more »

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New Committee Member for 2015

We would like to welcome Dr Richard Wray DL to the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition Management Committee. Richard worked for the NHS for many years as a Consultant Cardiologist in Hastings. He now supports live music in local hospitals, local schools, the Hastings Music Festival and the Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) in London.

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Prizewinners’ Recital Series- Morning Winter Recital

Our Prizewinners’ Recital Series continues on January 24th with a morning Winter Recital, with 2014 Finalist Marcin Koziak (Poland) The Recital begins at 11.30 am, in the Recital Room of Fairlight Hall, East Sussex. Tickets are £15 including mulled wine. Tickets available online HERE  or at Hastings Tourist Information Centre, Aquila House, on 01424 451111… Read more »

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2015 Competition Closed for Entries

The 2015 Competition is now closed for entries and video auditioning is underway. Applicants will be informed of the results of the audition process shortly. 

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Semi-Final Recitals and Final: TICKETS ON SALE

Tickets are now on sale for the 2015 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition Semi-Final Recitals and the Final at the White Rock Theatre. Tickets can be purchased online or in person at the White Rock, or by telephoning the box office on 01424 462288. The Semi-Final Recitals take place on March 5th. Tickets are £10…. Read more »

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Members and Patrons Annual Reception

Members and Patrons of Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition have been invited to a very special Annual Reception at Fairlight Hall this December. Guests will be treated to a short concert given by Artistic Director Frank Wibaut and Artistic Assistant and Friends and Patrons Coordinator Miwako Hosono. If you would like to become a Member or… Read more »

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Accommodation for Contestants

An accommodation subsidy is being offered to contestants who reach Stage 2 of the competition. Successful applicants will receive suggestions of affordable accommodation in their welcome pack and will be expected to pay for their own accommodation during Stage 1. Those chosen to go through to Stage 2 will then receive a £25 per night… Read more »

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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 November 17th. 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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Volunteers’ Coffee Morning Friday 7th 11am

Volunteers past, present and future will be gathering at Fairlight Hall on Friday morning to hear the latest plans and news for the 2015 competition. A growing band of locals gives its time to help manage the day to day logistics of the annual Concerto Competition. Among our great team, we have professionals in the… Read more »

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Competition Winners Give Commanding Performance To A Sell Out Crowd

A packed audience enjoyed a varied programme of Prokofiev, Villa-Lobos, Debussy, Chopin and Rachmaninov at the Fairlight Hall Recital room on Sunday. Following sandwiches and cupcakes, the audience took their seats to hear Eugenio Catone, our 2012 Winner open the afternoon with a lyrical performance of Chopin’s B flat minor Sonata which includes the iconic… Read more »

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