A PLATFORM FOR NEW TUNEFUL MUSIC
Polo Piatti founded this unique festival in 2012 and still remains as its artistic director. Taking place by the sea on the South of England, it has the specific purpose to commission and showcase classical music that has been created by living composers writing melodic, harmonious and universally appealing works. 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.
A VIBRANT ORCHESTRA
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 by volunteer musicians from the local area and rehearses on a regularPolo is still the orchestra's artistic director, writing for and performing with it on a regular basis.
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.