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Early Music comes to Hastings

Hastings has a fine reputation for celebration and an increasingly strong standing for its classical music events.

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Lucy Ashton

Christmas music and festive favourites in Ashburnham

An evening of music and Christmas cheer is promised with Midwinter Music at Ashburnham Place on Saturday December 16. It will be held in The Orangery Tearoom from 7.30pm.

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Steeleye Span winter tour 2017

December gig for Steeleye Span

December sees a return to St Mary In The Castle for amazing Steeleye Span, the ever-evolving band of folk pioneers continuing to push boundaries.

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Choir to hold its winter concert

Local community choir Vocal Explosion will be holding its popular Midwinter Concert at historic St Clements Church in Hastings Old Town on Saturday December 9 at 8pm.

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Mel Giedroyc will be co-hosting the show

Eurovision Song Contest: ‘The Nation Decides’ in Brighton - how to get your tickets

Brighton will be hosting the UK national selection for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in February.

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Squeeze

Sparkling line-up for Christmas concerts in Rye

As Christmas approaches, Rye International Jazz And Blues Festival has announced two special festive concerts which will take place at the stunning setting of St Mary’s Church.

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Local bands now invited to apply for Fat Tuesday

Mardi Gras celebration Hastings Fat Tuesday returns for its ninth year in February 2018, and is now accepting applications to perform from musicians across all genres.

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Madama Butterfly at White Rock Theatre

Puccini’s soaring romantic opera

The award-winning producer Ellen Kent returns to Hastings White Rock Theatre in the spring with Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, one of the world’s most popular operas.

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Jenny Miller of Barefoot Opera

REVIEW: Radiant performances from Barefoot Opera

Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea seems uncomfortably relevant with its abuse of power and sex, moral corruption, disdain for the law and sudden death. In the key scene between Seneca and Nero, the Emperor makes it quite clear that the law is only for little people. Those who have power can do what they like – and they do.

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Performing the great choral classics of the 20th century

On Saturday November 25 at 7.30pm Battle Choral Society, led by director of music John Langridge and accompanied by a full professional orchestra, will be performing two of the 20th century’s major choral works.

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Sam Calver Christmas show at DLWP

Christmas sorted by Sam Calver

Local singer Sam Calver promises a Christmas Concert bigger and better than ever at the De La Warr Pavilion on Saturday December 23. Tickets cost £15.

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Michael Woodridge performing in Rye Christmas Concert SUS-171113-160459001

The festive magic of music in this special Christmas Show

The musical magic of Christmas will be well and truly to the fore in Rye at 7.30pm on Friday December 8.

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Mica Paris returns to Rye

Classy Mica sings Ella Fitzgerald in St Mary’s Church

As Christmas approaches, Rye International Jazz And Blues Festival has announced the first of three festive concerts which will take place in stunning St Mary’s Church, Rye.

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St Leonards musicians excited to be back performing on home turf

St Leonards-based husband-and-wife music duo Trevor Moss & Hannah-Lou has found time between opening for Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra to make a welcome return to Kino-Teatr in Norman Road.

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Bogdan Vacarescu

REVIEW: The Funtington Music Group

The Funtington Music Group at the University of Chichester on 8 November welcomed back Bogdan Vacarescu, the internationally acclaimed violinist, accompanied by virtuoso pianist Julian Jacobson.
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Rautio Piano Trio

Early music festival launch at Opus Theatre in Hastings

Violinist Jane Gordon is launching a new classical music festival in Hastings, with the intention of bringing world class international musicians into the area to perform concerts at Opus Theatre and Kino Teatr.

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The Curse Revisited poster

If your voice is in fine fettle why not hit a high note in new production...?

A local operatic company is searching for adults and children to audition for a role in a new musical production to be staged in Bexhill and Harrogate next year.

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Harmony One choir

Harmony One in fundraiser for Hastings Pier

Harmony One, led by Debbie Warren, will perform a programme of beautiful music inspired by the ever changing seasons.

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Total 80's at White Rock Theatre SUS-170611-101543001

Roll those sleeves up and get down to 1980s classics

Remember dancing to Frankie Goes To Hollywood, listening to Spandau Ballet on your new Walkman, being impressed by Madonna dancing in a gondola while singing Like A Virgin?

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What’s coming up next from local band Someone Anyone

The year may be winding down, but Hastings band Someone Anyone isn’t ready to rest this winter.

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