The Wallace Collection is led by John Wallace, renowned international
trumpet soloist, leading arts educationalist, composer, conductor and
former Principal of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
With a mission to promote the diverse world of brass music, The
Wallace Collection aims to inspire, entertain, develop, educate and
innovate. Equally at home with world premieres as well as exploring and
researching the forgotten heritage of 19th century brass music, they are
passionate about working with young people and in the brass band
programme combines Beethoven and Gabrieli classics with some rarities that deserve to be better-known, and improvisation with conches and didjeridus as well as conventional brass!
Canzone V, VI, VII (1615)
movements from four quintets
Back to the future: Ebb & Flow – with
conches and didjeridus short interval
Die Alte Gute Zeit
Fragments from a show
Septuors nos 2 & 6
Forward to the future: Stars and
Spectra – with
conches and didjridus
John has written some extended programme notes for this concert, which we'd encourage you to look at by clicking the buton below.