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Matilda The Musical Movie

Posted on 25 November 2022

Pete is very proud to have played guitar on the new Sony Pictures film, Matilda The Musical, in cinemas from the 25th November.

Rhythm section: guitars - Pete Walton and Pete Callard; bass - Don Richardson; drums - Jim Fleeman; piano/keyboards - Dave Hartley.

Septura USA Tour

Posted on 03 September 2022

Pete’s brass piece Time Out Of Joint will be played by Septura on their forthcoming tour of the USA. The dates are:

  • 25 October – University of Georgia Performing Arts Center, Athens, GA
  • 26 October – Forbes Center for the Performing Arts, Harrisonburg, VA
  • 30 October – Town Hall, New York, NY
  • 04 November - Melbourne Chamber Music Society FL

For more information and booking details:

Orkney Camerata

Posted on 29 May 2022

Pete’s piece ‘In Time’ was chosen to be played in Orkney Camerata’s Words Into Music concert, part of a year long celebration of internationally renowned Orkney author George Mackay Brown.

The Orkney Camerata players:
Elizabeth Sullivan - Violin
Lilian Kelly - Cello

Britten Sinfonia Opus 1

Posted on 19 October 2021

Pete was thrilled to be chosen to participate in the inaugural Britten Sinfonia Opus 1 Composers scheme. Listen to Pete’s piece Armando, a tribute to the jazz pianist Chick Corea

The Britten Sinfonia players:

  • Oliver Pashley - Clarinet
  • Sarah Burnett - Bassoon
  • Marcus Barcham-Stevens - Violin
  • Bridget Carey - Viola

Read more about the scheme, including a Q & A with Pete, here (


Posted on 06 June 2021

The brilliant violinist, Fenella Humphreys, has made a video recording of Pete’s solo violin composition, Fragments

Pete talks about the recording of his compositions Time Out Of Joint and Fragments.

Posted on 15 May 2021