December 13 at Carnegie Hall
The Norwegian tuba virtuoso brings his “tuba carnival”—featuring a brass player’s dream lineup of Bernstein, Plog, Hindemith, and Ginastera—to New York. Also featured: his own charmingly titled Fnugg (Solo Tuba).
December 8 and 9 at Joe’s Pub
The always witty Doug Elkins directs downtown dancers in a twist on The Sound of Music, reimagining the Rodgers and Hammerstein songs as a template for modern dance.
December 10 at the Center for Jewish History
The beloved interpreter of Yiddish music presents “Hip, Heimish and Hot!!!,” pumping jazz into Yiddish soul standards.