Start: November 10, 2017 10 a.m.
End: November 10, 2017 5:30 p.m.
Location: Sursa Performance Hall

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Now in its 14th year, the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition is recognized as one of the most prestigious European international piano competitions. Ball State University has again been selected as the North American host for the preliminary round of the 2018 competition. Preliminary round winners will perform in the final stages of the competition in Hastings, England. The six competition finalists will perform with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and receive monetary prizes.

Learn more about the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition

The competition schedule for Friday includes 12 pianists with a lunch break from 12:15-2:00 p.m.


General Admission is $15 per day. Senior tickets ($10), youth tickets ($7), and Ball State faculty, staff, and student tickets ($5) can be purchased with the appropriate ID. Pianist Kenneth Broberg, winner of the 2017 Hastings competition, will perform with the Muncie Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, November 11. Tickets for that may be purchased online through the orchestra’s website. Patrons attending the Muncie Symphony concert may use their ticket or ticket stub for FREE admission to any or all of the competition audition dates.

For ticket information contact: Emens Auditorium at 765-285-1539 or 1-877-99-EMENS; Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000.