Hankus Netsky & Eden MacAdam-Somer
Sunday, May 5
At the Merfish Teen Center | 9000 S. Rice
Reading: 1:00 PM | Concert: 2:00 PM
Featuring a reading of Sholem Aleichem’s work to commemorate his Yahrzeit presented with Yiddish Vinkel Houston.
Hankus Netsky (piano and accordion) and Eden MacAdam-Somer (violin, voice and percussive dance) have been performing together since 2013, presenting Yiddish and Hassidic song and Klezmer dance tunes, drawing on their diverse backgrounds of Western classical music, jazz, and international folk traditions.
Hankus Netsky is the founder and director of the Klezmer Conservatory Band, an internationally renowned Yiddish music ensemble. He has composed extensively for film and television, and has collaborated with such artists as Itzhak Perlman, Robin Williams, and Theodore Bikel. A Houston native, Eden MacAdam-Somer maintains an active, eclectic international performance and recording career as a soloist and with such bands as Notorious Folk and the Klezmer Conservatory Band.
The Sholem Aleichem reading will precede the concert at 1:00 PM and is free to those who attend the concert.
Attending the reading only? Admission is free but RSVP required.
Concert Tickets: $10 Member | $15 Public
Music at the J is funded in part by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.
For more information on our music concerts, please contact Amy Rahmani at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713.595.8197.