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  • The Spring concert featured a feast of thrilling classical favourites, creating a fabulous atmosphere in the packed St John's Church, one of the highlights being a selection of pieces from Mussorogsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. 

  • A full house at the Christmas Spectacular Concert at the De La Warr Pavilion with guest dancers, singers and International Soloist Giulio Tampalini performing the world premiere of Polo Piatti's Christmas Concerto for guitar and orchestra

  • Hastings Sinfonia has recently performed with the London Mozart Players the premiere of Polo Piatti's Multi-Faith Oratorio Libera Nos at the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea. 

  • Was one of the orchestras that took part in The Battle Of The Somme Centenary Tour.

  • Have performed short interactive concerts at local primary schools.

  • Performed at Hastings Midsummer Fish Fests in the Old Town, Hastings, plus have dressed up and had great fun being part of Hastings Pirates Day celebrations.

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We currently perform two main concerts a year inviting soloists to join us, these have included:

Giulio Tampalini (guitar) Daniel Rainey (Violin), Thomasin Trezise (Soprano), Gediminas Varna (Tenor), Christopher Beaumont (Xylophone), Howard Southern (Piano), Gary Marriott (Tenor)  Polo Piatti (Piano)  Ayaka Tanimoto (Mezzo-soprano),  Randy Nichol (Tenor), Simon Proctor (Piano), Ana Leon (Flamenco dancer), Daisy Noton (Flute), Oliver Poole (Piano) 

"Just to put on record my total pleasure in hearing the Hastings Sinfonia Orchestra.
It has been going now for 11 years and each concert is better than the last.
It is an orchestra of outstanding versatility and virtuosity and often quite takes my breath away. It has certainly given a great boost to the cultural life of Hastings.
The music chosen is always accessible, never esoteric or pretentious and we have heard several virtuoso performances by extremely talented young musicians that will never be forgotten.

Long may this orchestra thrive.

Richard Sumner
Royal Commentator, BBC Radio

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