International Composer Festival 2018

PASSION

Grand Opening Concert

The International Composers Festival opens with the very best in beautiful, melodic music, carefully chosen from hundreds of entries, performed in the presence of  most of the composers, who are travelling from all corners of the globe to attend

With the International Composers Festival Orchestra and guest soloists:

Sergio Puccini (guitar) Sarah Thurlow (clarinet) Jane Gordon (violin) Katerina Mina (soprano) Andrew Gill (trumpet)

7 pm Friday 21st September
Opus Theatre, Hastings
Tickets £15 in advance £18 at the door
Free for under 18’s
Includes welcome drink

 

Small Is Beautiful

Music that Moves The Spirit

Chamber concert

Solo instrumentalists and small ensembles with several world premieres

10.30 Saturday 22nd September
De La Warr Pavilion
£12 in advance £15 at the door
Free for under 18’s –  Students  18 -25 £10

 

BRIGHTON FILM QUARTET -SOUNDSCAPE

One Beautiful Cinematic Journey 

A mesmerising blend of cinematic music and ambient soundtrack by Brighton composer Penny Loosemore,  performed by her string, piano and clarinet quartet, set to big screen visuals by 15 international filmmakers.

1.30 Saturday 22nd September
De La Warr Pavilion
£10 in advance £12 at the door
Free for under 18s  – Students 18 -25 £5

 

Camera, Sound Play

Thrilling Music from Films, television and computer games with International Festival Orchestra and guest soloists including Oliver Poole (piano) Justin Pearson (cello) Sunny Li (piano)

Includes music from  La La Land and  Harry Potter plus computer game Oure

Enjoy the power of live music with a big orchestra.

 

7pm Saturday 22nd September
De La Warr Pavilion
£15 in advance £18 at the door
Free for under 18’s

 

Total piano

 East meets West

Informal conversation and performance

with International piano stars

Oliver Poole and Sunny Li together with

Festival’s Artistic Director Polo Piatti discussing the

art of improvisation and composing

Music, Q and A and performances by Sunni Li and Oliver Poole

10.30 Sunday 23rd
De La Warr Pavilion
Tickets:  £12 in advance £15 at the door
including coffee and cake
Free for under 18’s Students 18-25 £10

 

Dancing Around The World

A concert for the whole family with Dance and live music

Including premiere of The Crane’s Wife, a specially commissioned ballet composed by Nobuya Monta based on a Japanese fairy story choreographed by Masu Uesugi and performed by her ballet company coming especially from Japan.

Plus six specially commissioned  symphonic dances from around the globe with the International Composers Festival orchestra , choreographed and performed by local dance schools

4pm Sunday 23rd September
De La Warr Pavilion
£12 in advance £15 at the door
Free under 18’s Students 18-25 £10

 

Tickets available from
Opus Theatre concert Friday 21st September
Hastings Tourist Information Centre
www.composersfestival.com

 

All other concerts at the De La Warr Pavilion
De La Warr Ticket office and online www.dlwp.com
www.composersfestival.com

 

Festival  VIP passes to all 6 concerts at both venues £60
(a minimum saving of £15)
Hastings Tourist Information CentreDe La Warr Ticket Office
www.dlwp.com  www.composersfestival.com

 

Please Note: Under 16’s must be accompanied by a paying adult

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