Hastings Early Music Festival 18 -21 October 2018
This exciting new festival brings international performers to Hastings for concerts and workshops at St Mary in the Castle, Kino Teatr and Christ Church. Held over four days, the festival features The Sixteen conducted by Harry Christophers, EdenStell Guitar Duo, Julian Perkins harpsichord, Neil McLaren flute, Kirsty Hopkins soprano, Hemf Baroque Orchestra, Rautio Piano Trio, Eamonn Dougan choral workshop director (associate conductor, The Sixteen) and Jane Gordon violinist and festival artistic director.
Sound of Times traces music back through time, from James Macmillan to Mozart, and Bach to Palestrina, exploring some of today’s best loved music. In addition to the concerts there are Open Rehearsals and pre-concert events Artists in Conversation. This year’s festival has an exciting new event, Workshop Day, where singers and instrumentals are invited to spend the day playing music selected from the concerts.