Tine Thing Helseth, orchestra visiting OPAC April 12

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Opelika Observer

Acclaimed Norwegian trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth and her 10-piece, all-female brass ensemble will perform at the Opelika Center for the Performing Arts April 2.
Following a 2013 appearance on a BBC television show, Helseth has rapidly established herself as one of the world’s foremost trumpet soloists, garnering praise for her soulful, lyrical sound and collaborative approach to music-making. She has worked with some of the world’s leading orchestras and chamber orchestra to date, including the Bamberger Symphoniker, NDR Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Gürzenich-Orchester Cologne, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, SWR Symphonieorchester Stuttgart and Zurich Chamber, among others.
Helseth and her group tour extensively across the world and have performed at some of Europe’s biggest music festivals, including Beethoven Bonn, Gstaad, MDR Musiksommer and the Thüringer Bachwochen. In the United States, the group have made appearances in Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia and Washington D.C.
Tickets are now available for this event, which can be purchased by calling the East Alabama Arts box office at 334-749-8105 Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, visit www.eastalabamaarts.org and www.tinethinghelseth.com.
The venue is located at 1700 Lafayette Parkway.

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