Hastings Piano Festival

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Rufus Wainwright

Hastings International Piano Festival takes place at the White Rock Theatre from Wednesday, February 26 to Sunday, March 8 this year.

Festival star attractions include singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO), an evening with songwriter and performer Guy Chambers, a gala concert with pianist and BBC young musician of the year Martin James Bartlett (again with the RPO), jazz singer Claire Martin, and composers Rachel Portman and Reuben James, amongst others.  For full programme of events see here

Billed as a multi-genre celebration of the piano, this is the festival’s inaugural season. Its  objectives are to support the prestigious Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition, now to be held biennially, and to help fund the trust’s expanding education programme.

Source: Hastings International Piano Festival

Image Credits: Hastings Piano Festival / Tony Hauser .

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