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.
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 […]
Now in its fourth year, the St Andrews Brass Festival continues to be the only brass festival of its kind in Scotland. The 2015 Festival, directed by John Wallace and Bede Williams, welcomed the Wallace Collection as an ensemble in residence to support four out of the six concerts which took place from 13–15 November 2015 […]
Epiphany Through Music was a celebratory contemporary music festival presented at King’s College Chapel, Cambridge on 9-11th October 2015 as part of the chapel’s quincentenary celebrations (King’s 500). John Wallace commented: “2015 marks the quincentenary of King’s College Chapel and 500 years of music in that wonderful space. Throughout this time, generations of King’s musicians […]
The National Youth Brass Bands of Scotland involves three bands catering for a range of ages and abilities for Scotland’s young brass and percussion talent. John Wallace and John Miller of The Wallace Collection were both members of the band back in the 1960’s, so it was a huge delight when John was able to […]
History was made at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland when trumpet legend Edward Tarr, organist Irmtraud Tarr, The Wallace Collection and students from the RCS joined forces to perform ‘Trumpet Traditions’ as part of the Conservatoire’s Friday at One concert series. American trumpeter, Edward Tarr, has pioneered the revival of Baroque & Romantic era […]