An innovative approach to presenting a brass band concert as more of an art installation at the 2017 East Neuk Festival has stimulated extensive national media coverage – a fantastic step for promoting the diversity and important significance of brass music.
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We are delighted to announce that The Wallace Collection has been successful in commissioning a new work for brass band and brass quintet – As Above, So Below – from composer Jay Capperauld, and with the support of PRS Foundation’s Beyond Borders.
John Wallace has been working with the Chicago-based authors of Brass for Beginners® to introduce this innovative, cross-curriculum, early-years music programme to the UK.
A double CD set which brings together a first volume of Malcolm Arnold’s exquisite music for brass. This double CD set includes a 16 page information booklet and offers a wonderful selection of works from this great composer, performed by some of the finest brass musicians of today and tomorrow.
The Wallace Collection are delighted to be performing in Malta on 6 November at The Three Palaces Festival. It’s an outstanding festival with internationally renowned performers from a variety of genres, presenting concerts, recitals and workshops in many of Malta’s historically significant buildings from 4-13 November 2016.
The Malcolm Arnold Fantasies Competition, initiated by The Wallace Collection, sees four outstanding brass musicians selected to contribute to a unique recording project and perform at the forthcoming Malcolm Arnold Festival on 15th October 2016. The audition panel included John Wallace and Tony George of The Wallace Collection, and after completing an audition tour which […]
What an evening to behold! Such a pleasure to be performing at Paisley Abbey as part of a stunning concert line up. Not only great surroundings and music from iconic composers such as Handel, Torelli and Vivaldi, but a chance to enjoy the Paisley Abbey Choir and the Orchestra too. An evening which combines celebrations of the 700th Year […]
Friday 4th March 2016 marks the 90th Birthday of John’s father – Kiff Wallace. To celebrate this remarkable milestone, John and his daughter, Esme Wallace, have recorded their joint performances of 5 celebration tracks, creating the collection Kiff @ 90. To globally share the joy of this special occasion, all the recordings are being offered as free […]
2016 marks the 10th anniversary since the passing of one of the world’s most significant composers of our generation. To pay tribute to this wonderful musician, The Wallace Collection, in conjunction with the Malcolm Arnold Trust, have embarked upon a CD recording project to capture a full collection of Arnold’s works for brass. With so many pieces […]
Peter Maxwell Davies – Music for Brass is our latest CD release which presents a selection of key brass compositions by this renowned musician. This collection was recorded by The Wallace Collection in 2000, but was never released at that time. It therefore gives us immense pleasure to now breath life in to this significant CD, concurrent with […]