Washington Performing Arts: tenThing
Johann Sebastian Bach — Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645
Arcangelo Corelli — Concerto Grosso in G minor Op. 6 No. 8 "Christmas Concerto"
Béla Bartók — Romanian Folk Dances, Sz. 56, BB 68
Gustav Holst — In the Bleak Midwinter
Mykola Leontovych — Carol of the Bells
Geirr Tveitt — A Hundred Hardanger Tunes, Op. 151 (Suite 1, No. 14: Storskrytarstev)
George Gershwin — Three Preludes
Harold Arlen — Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Felix Bernard — Winter Wonderland
Irving Berlin — White Christmas
Jule Styne — Let It Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!
Joseph Carleton Beal / James Ross Boothe — Jingle Bell Rock
Meredith Willson — It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
Hugh Martin — Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
John Williams — "Somewhere in My Memory" from Home Alone
Enjoy a sizzling, toe-tapping start to your holiday season with the energetic sound of tenThing. Led by the "sparkling, passionate, and highly virtuosic" (BBC) Norwegian trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth, the 10-piece, all-female brass band (whose name is pronounced "ten ting") take the Sixth & I stage with a program mingling beloved holiday songs from Europe and America with classic show tunes. A breakout hit at the 2011 Norwegian Grammy Awards, tenThing went on to delight audiences at the BBC Proms in London and have gone on to perform in many of the world's most prominent venues and festivals. Throughout the world, their performances have been celebrated for equal parts astounding artistry and infectious fun–as you can discover for yourself this November, right at the start of the holiday season.
Formed in 2007 by Norwegian trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth as a fun and exciting collaboration between musical friends, the ten-piece, all-female brass ensemble tenThing have firmly established themselves on the international scene to great acclaim. tenThing are celebrated for their commitment to outreach and access to music through a diverse repertoire that spans from Mozart to Weill, Grieg to Bernstein, and Lully to Bartok. The group work closely with Norwegian guitarist and arranger Jarle Storløkken in the arrangement of scores for the ensemble, enabling them to play pieces of differing instrumentations. https://www.tinethinghelseth.com/tenthing/