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Announcing two new fundraising events this Autumn and Winter

We are pleased to announce two new fundraising events this Winter. A SEASONAL CELEBRATION WITH CLAIRE MARTIN OBE AND IAN SHAW Saturday 19 December at 7pm at Bridgepoint, Rye For over twenty years, these two award winning jazz artists, both with internationally acclaimed careers, bring to their hugely popular duo show a shared love of […]

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Hastings International Piano Announces Digital Festival With Guest Appearances From Composer & Songwriter Rufus Wainwright, Chi-chi Nwanoku OBE & Martin James Bartlett

Hastings International Piano, the charity responsible for the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition and the Hastings International Piano Festival is delighted to announce a one-day Digital Festival on Friday 13th November from 2-8pm. The festival supported by Arts Council England and in association with our new partner Steinway and Sons is an online initiative designed […]

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Announcing partnership with iconic piano maker Steinway & Sons and rescheduled Competition dates

Hastings International Piano, the charity responsible for the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition and the Hastings International Piano Festival is delighted to announce a new partnership with iconic piano maker Steinway & Sons for the 2021 Concerto Competition in the historic town on England’s South Coast. The Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition is an internationally […]

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HASTINGS INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION APPOINTS PROFESSOR VANESSA LATARCHE – HEAD OF KEYBOARD AT THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF MUSIC AS ‘PRESIDENT OF THE JURY’ FOR THE 2021 COMPETITION.

Hastings International Piano, the charity responsible for the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition and the Hastings International Piano Festival is delighted to announce that Professor Vanessa Latarche – Head of Keyboard at the Royal College of Music in London, has been appointed as the President of the Jury for the 2021 competition. The Hastings International […]

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An Evening In With…concert series continues this Friday 19th June

The fourteenth in our series is 2014 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition Winner Taek Gi Lee. Join us this Friday 19th June at 7pm GMT+1 on our WEBSITE on our FACEBOOK page. Programme:S. Rachmaninoff- Etude Op.39, No.3S. Prokofiev- Piano Sonata No.7 Taek Gi Lee was born in Seoul in 1996. He began his piano study […]

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2021 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition NOW OPEN

The 2021 Competition takes place in Hastings, UK from 17th – 26th June 2021. With a first prize of £15,000, the competition gives six finalists the opportunity to perform a complete concerto with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. The Competition entry is now by video audition only in a move to become more environmentally friendly, and […]

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An Evening In With…continues on Friday 24th April with the 2019 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition Prizewinner Sylvia Jiang.

The sixth in our series is 2019 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition Prizewinner Sylvia Jiang. Friday 24th April at 7pm GMT+1 on our FACEBOOK page or our WEBSITE Programme:Haydn – Fantasia in C majorLiszt – Petrarch Sonnet 104Prokofiev – Toccata, Op.11 Sylvia Jiang is a young pianist from New Zealand currently studying at the Juilliard […]

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Fumiya Koido joins us on Friday 17th April for An Evening In With…online concert

Join us at 7pm GMT+1 for a concert from our 2019 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition winner Fumiya Koido. ProgrammeChopin Etude Op10-11Haydn Sonata No.33 in C minor 1st movScriabin Sonata No.3 Op.23 1st mov Fumiya Koido was born in Kamaishi, Japan in 1995. In 2014, he entered the Toho University of Music and won the […]

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HASTINGS INTERNATIONAL PIANO FESTIVAL WINS ACE FUNDING FOR EDUCATION PROJECTS

The Inaugural Hastings International Piano Festival is proud to have won Arts Council funding to support their ambitious 2020 youth engagement offers, with further support offered by the Magdalen and Lasher Charity. The funding will support three educational projects during the Inaugural 2020 Hastings International Piano Festival, which takes place from February 26th – 8th […]

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New promotional video

Our new promotional video is out now. Click below to watch it.

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