Festival Events

Event 1: Open Rehearsal – Hemf Baroque Soloists
3-4pm Thurs Oct 17 St Mary in the Castle

Open rehearsals give the audience an opportunity to experience how the musicians work together to create the composers’ soundworld. Hear HEMF Baroque rehearse and work on their concertos ahead of the evening’s Concert by Candlelight.
free event

Event 2: Open Rehearsal – I Fagiolini
3-4pm Fri Oct 18 St Mary in the Castle

Hear Robert Hollingworth rehearse I Fagiolini and experience how this group works together. Get a unique insight behind the scenes of one of the world’s most renowned vocal ensembles.
Festival Friends Only (Find out more here)

Event 3: ‘Artists in Conversation’ – Consone Quartet
2-2.30pm Sunday Oct 20 Kino Teatr

Hear the musicians talk about their approach to the music, their interpretation, their interaction and how they communicate with the audience. Festival artistic director Jane Gordon will host a discussion with the Consone Quartet including an audience Q&A.
free event

Event 4: Baroque for Babies in association with Baby Sense
10am Wed 9 Oct Hastings Contemporary

At Hastings Contemporary (formerly Jerwood gallery), we are introducing Baroque for Babies in association with Baby Sense, bringing early music to our youngest audience.
Tickets here