Classical Trumpet Concert with Tine Thing Helseth in Washington, DC

Tine Thing Helseth, from Oslo, is among the most talked-about talented trumpeters with many prestigeous international engagements to her credit. She will be performing a classical repertoire with Steffen Horn, one of Norways most promising young pianists.

Tine Thing Helseth (22) started to play trumpet at the age of 7 and is today one of the leading soloists of her generation. Helseth has appeared as a soloist with various orchestras including Wiener Symphoniker, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Zürcher Kammerorchester, Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland Pfalz, Cappella Cracowiensis, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Camerata Nordica, Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie, and all the major Norwegian symphony orchestras. She currently studies in Oslo with Arnulf Naur Nilsen.

Helseth’s debut album with trumpet concertos by Haydn, Hummel, Neruda and Albinoni was released in November 2007 (PSC1292) and has received excellent reviews. She was awarded ”Newcomer of the Year in every genre” at the Norwegian Grammy Award 2007 (Spellemann), the first classical performer ever to be nominated.

Tine Thing Helseth is an active advocate for classical music among the younger generations, and was recently made “Born to Play” ambassador for The Norwegian Band Federation. Helseth is also artistic leader of the all female ten-piece ensemble Thing Brassensemble.

For further info visit Tinethinghelseth.com

Admission: FREE

More info: 202-333-6000

www.norway.org

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