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Sad but True

A night with Nikolett Pankovits & Adam Boncz

Friday, May 18, 2018 | 7 PM
Rockwood Music Hall
Tickets | $15
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Sad but True is back in town for an intimate concert in New York before they go on tour in the Old Continent. Nikolett Pankovits presents her collage of jazz and world music accompanied by her exceptional New York-based musicians, interlaced with literary excerpts and Hungarian poems performed in English by actor Adam Boncz. The two Hungarian artists with musicians from all over the world will talk about homesickness, love, humanity, heartbreak through the common language of music.

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About the Artists

Since her arrival to NYC, Hungarian-born jazz vocalist Nikolett Pankovits has forged a singular body of music, grounded in the Old World but illuminated by the cultural mélange of the Americas. Pankovits’ music is an act of alchemy by a singer with an emotionally charged sound and story unlike anyone else on the today’s jazz scene.

After studying at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, Adam Boncz was accepted to the world-renowned Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute in New York. As an actor, he has appeared in the Off-Broadway play Neither Heaven nor Earth produced by Poliglot Theater, Michael Weller's Moonchildren at the West End Theater and New Stage Theatre Company's Jollification/Mortification at the world famous La Mama ETC. In 2014 he founded SceneHouse Productions which produced the world premiere of Fatelessness based on the novel of Nobel Prize winner Imre Kertész.

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