WORLD-CLASS PLATFORM FOR NEW MELODIC MUSIC
This is a unique festival founded by Polo Piatti in 2012 and who remains as its artistic director. Taking place by the sea in the South of England, it has the specific purpose of commission and showcasing classical music by living composers that is melodic, harmonious, and universally appealing. Hundreds of distinguished established, as well as up-and-coming composers and musicians, attend the festival from all over the world over a long weekend.
CONNECTING ARTISTS WITH NEW AUDIENCES
Founded and directed since 2012 by Polo Piatti, the main function of Classicus is to meet, ask questions, and debate with both, established and up-and-coming classical composers, musicians, artists, singers, writers, and thinkers and their individual relationship to classical music.
A VIBRANT ORCHESTRA FROM AND FOR THE COMMUNITY
Piatti founded Hasting's very popular orchestra, the Hastings Sinfonia, with the intention to help promote beautiful and accessible orchestral works from the classical repertoire as well as new melodic works. This very successful orchestra is composed of professionals and talented volunteer musicians from the local area. Polo is still the orchestra's artistic director, writing for and performing with it on a regular basis.
GREAT ARTS. FOR EVERYONE..
Piatti founded the impressive iconic Opus Theatre in 2016. The very special venue is situated in Hastings town centre and offers high quality and accessible events from the world of music, theatre, opera, and the visual arts. to great success.