The first Hastings International Piano Competition winner to play at Rye Arts Festival that same year.
At the 2015 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition, which took place in March of that year, Alexander Panfilov won the overall first prize ahead of many other wonderfully talented finalists from all over the world.
He is due to play with the Royal Philharmonica Orchestra at the De La Warre pavilion on 1st June 2017.
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Supported by Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition.