Thursday, December 18, 2014 @ 8:00 pm

Dave Liebman's EXPANSIONS will present some of the music from the new recording "Samsara" in a program ranging from straight ahead jazz to freer textures; lyricism to cacophany; acoustic to electric; some world rhythm influences and adaptations of jazz classics....

Sunday, December 21, 2014 @ 5:00 pm

An exploration of sound textures created by multiple tones in very dense, often atonal tunings (generally microtonal in conception) performed in long durations...

Friday, January 16, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

The Jack Quartet performs pieces by Elliott Carter, Amy Williams, Andrew Greenwald, and a world premiere by David Liptak

Saturday, January 17, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

The Transformational Music Ensemble a new music chamber group guided by Saxophonist Keir Neuringer will interpret the written score composed by William Parker will serve as both background and catalyst to the improvisations and words of the vocal ensemble. The Spirit ensemble consist of five improvising musicians composing on the spot....

Sunday, January 18, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Audrey Chen and Maria Chavez center their shared practices of improvisation to combine the cello with the sounds of the turntable & voice.

Monday, January 26, 2015 @ 7:30 pm

Face the Music performs Michael Gordon's 60-minute hypno-thriller, "TRANCE". Written for and premiered by London's Icebreaker ensemble in 1996, this rarely-played piece is being performed by a youth ensemble for the first time! ...

Thursday, January 29, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

An exciting evening of music for strings, with the Montreal–based Bozzini Quartet and New York’s premiere violin duo, String Noise.

Friday, January 30, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Flowing Constancy brings together three improvising composers from distinct world music cultures with soloistic virtuosity and a unified group empathy. ...

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Chris Mann is an Australian-American composer, poet and performer specializing in the emerging field of compositional linguistics, coined by Kenneth Gaburo and described by Mann as "the mechanism whereby you understand what I'm thinking better than I do"....

Friday, February 6, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Jason Kao Hwan Presents Amygdala (trio) and Sing House (Quintet) for a night of new compositions and improvised music.

Monday, February 9, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

New Choreography Series, Curated by Jennifer Lafferty: Kathy Wasik, Natalie Green, Courtney Krantz

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

New Choreography Series, Curated by Jennifer Lafferty: Tatyana Tenenbaum, Jen Rosenbilt, Rebecca Davis

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

New Choreography Series, Curated by Jennifer Lafferty: Ursula Eagly, Rebecca Brooks, Niall Jones [DANCEROULETTE]

Thursday, February 12, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

New Choreography Series, Curated by Jennifer Lafferty: Anna Azrieli, Raja Kelly, Abigail Levine

Friday, February 13, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

New Choreography Series, Curated by Jennifer Lafferty: Jane Gotch, Kayvon Pourazar, Andrew Schneider

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Andrew Drury celebrates the release of two cds: Content Provider (featuring Briggan Krauss, Ingrid Laubrock, Brandon Seabrook, and Drury) and The Drum (a cd of solo music performed on a floor tom). ...

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Dana Bell: Dance / Video (video mirrors live choreography) Doron Sadja: Video projections and light

Thursday, February 19, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

MIXOLOGY: HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN?

Friday, February 20, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

MIXOLOGY: Mark Fell // Uumans

Saturday, February 21, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Noted for “her soul-stirring voice” (Los Angeles Times), vocalist-composer Kiran Ahluwalia brings a modern sensibility to her songs of Sufi mysticism and yearning romantic love....

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Incorporating elements of traditional jazz, modern classical, and electronic music, Aaron Burnette presents a msuical statement of his current musical standpoint and musical influences with five new compositions featuring an incredible lineup....

Thursday, February 26, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

New music from two important figures of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Dave Ruder presents The Gentleman Rests, a meditation for five vocalists and five instrumentalists on one of the most quietly dramatic events in recent American history...

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

James Falzone's Renga Ensemble performs music from their recently released recording "The Room Is" as well as the premiere of new compositions.

Thursday, March 5, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

A program of Christian Wolff's compositions including "Song for Six" (written for the finale of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company at the Park Avenue Armory in 2011), "Quintet" (premeired at Roulette in 2009), a selection of "Exercises", and a percussion duo....

Friday, March 6, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

One of the nation's leading figures of Arab music, Bassam Saba is a world-renowned nay virtuoso and multi-instrumentalist performing on oud, violin, buzuq, saz and Western classical flute. ...

Sunday, March 8, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

TERMINALS is a full-length meditative audiovisual work on the peripatetic quality of contemporary life; arrival and departure points, the constant states of flux both in exterior locations and interior realms, sojourns through dense cosmopolitan urbania to vast natural landscapes, the extreme degrees of human connection-communion-discord-solitude. ...

Monday, March 9, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

In his first NY concert in four years Nicolas Collins presents a mix of recent works for ensemble and solo electronics with Either/Or.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Pianist Kathleen Supové will present 4 new works by some of America's most exciting and imaginative composers.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Tyshawn Sorey is a composer-performer, educator, and scholar working across an extensive range of musical idioms. Sorey performs (percussion, trombone, and piano) nationally and internationally with his own ensembles, as well as with such artists as Muhal Richard Abrams, Steve Coleman, John Zorn, Misha Mengelberg, Vijay Iyer, Wadada Leo Smith, Anthony Braxton, Steve Lehman, Tim Berne, and Myra Melford....

Monday, March 16, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Voice Coils celebrates the release of their EP 12" on Shatter Your Leaves in a program which explores and reimagines their work past and present.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Bob Ostertag performs a rare solo show of new works.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Evolving over the last three years, A Solo Voice is an investigation of extended vocal techniques, resonance and pure expression, exploring the relationship between mind and body and the various landscapes it can yield. ...

Thursday, March 19, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Baritone Thomas Buckner presents an evening of music celebrating the legacy of Chicago’s Association For the Advancement of Creative Musicians on the occasion of their 50th Anniversary....

Saturday, March 21, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Master violinist Kala Ramnath hails from a musical family that has produced some of the greatest Indian violinists, including T. N. Krishnan, and N. Rajam....

Sunday, March 22, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

New York City Girls: 2 is a sequel and expansion to include members of both Scenatet and Object Collection. The evening-length performance will include instrumental and vocal music, theatrical elements, lights and staging, and live video....

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

This performance offers the New York premieres of two works, one with vocalist, one with narrator, which expertly explore literary angles and a search for deeper meaning through color and nuance....

Thursday, March 26, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Carried Away explores shifting relationships between moving bodies, live music, projected images, Roulette’s unusual performance space and the audience. ...

Friday, March 27, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Carried Away explores shifting relationships between moving bodies, live music, projected images, Roulette’s unusual performance space and the audience. ...

Sunday, March 29, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Founded in 2007, the String Orchestra of Brooklyn has become an integral part of New York City’s vibrant and diverse musical landscape, bringing together creative instrumentalists, composers, and like-minded organizations and ensembles to collaborate on adventurous musical projects and present them to the public at an affordable price....

Monday, March 30, 2015 @ 7:30 pm

Face the Music gives world premieres of nearly five new pieces composed specifically for the ensemble by its own performer-composers!

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Experiments in Opera presents eight new operas in a two-night operathon at Roulette.

Thursday, April 2, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Experiments in Opera presents eight new operas in a two-night operathon at Roulette.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

"Let Me just Try to Explain / Come Again" is the second work in a new trilogy by longtime collaborators Elke Rindfleish and Sarah Weber Gallo. The first part, "This Dance is Nonfiction" premiered at Roulette in June 2014 as an evening-length solo danced by Elke Rindfleisch. ...

Thursday, April 9, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

"Let Me just Try to Explain / Come Again" is the second work in a new trilogy by longtime collaborators Elke Rindfleish and Sarah Weber Gallo. The first part, "This Dance is Nonfiction" premiered at Roulette in June 2014 as an evening-length solo danced by Elke Rindfleisch. ...

Friday, April 10, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

This exciting festival featuring a dance party and concerts will be hosted by Gilles Garand, a major figure in the revival of traditional French-Canadian music in Montreal....

Saturday, April 11, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

This exciting festival featuring a dance party and concerts will be hosted by Gilles Garand, a major figure in the revival of traditional French-Canadian music in Montreal....

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Robert Ashley one of the leading American composers of the post-Cage generation, is particularly known for his work in new forms of opera. Crash is an opera for six voices and a three-person photo-projection score. ...

Thursday, April 16, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Robert Ashley one of the leading American composers of the post-Cage generation, is particularly known for his work in new forms of opera. Crash is an opera for six voices and a three-person photo-projection score. ...

Friday, April 17, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Robert Ashley one of the leading American composers of the post-Cage generation, is particularly known for his work in new forms of opera. Crash is an opera for six voices and a three-person photo-projection score. ...

Saturday, April 18, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Robert Ashley one of the leading American composers of the post-Cage generation, is particularly known for his work in new forms of opera. Crash is an opera for six voices and a three-person photo-projection score. ...

Sunday, April 19, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

The world premiere of "Three Self Portraits", an introspective ‘triptych’ of solo pieces by award-winning composer Danielle Eva Schwob that draws inspiration from the works of David Hockney, Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud. Functioning as a score to the self-portraits of these seminal English artists, this intimate piece is scored for solo violin, solo cello and solo piano and was commissioned by The American Composers Forum’s JFund....

Monday, April 20, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

For this Roulette performance marking 8 years of H-Alpha, Nels Cline joins Krauss, Mori and Black as a special guest. With his deconstructed/reconstructed guitar sound, Cline tugs at the dimensions of contemporary music. Be there when H-Alpha breaks through, filling the room with a vibrant and rich texture of stunning beauty....

Thursday, April 30, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

This festival will feature music of Northwest Africa, Indonesia, India, Iran, Tuva and the US that transcends boundaries and brings the listener to a state of ecstasy and enchantment....

Friday, May 1, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

This festival will feature music of Northwest Africa, Indonesia, India, Iran, Tuva and the US that transcends boundaries and brings the listener to a state of ecstasy and enchantment....

Saturday, May 2, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

This festival will feature music of Northwest Africa, Indonesia, India, Iran, Tuva and the US that transcends boundaries and brings the listener to a state of ecstasy and enchantment....

Sunday, May 3, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

This festival will feature music of Northwest Africa, Indonesia, India, Iran, Tuva and the US that transcends boundaries and brings the listener to a state of ecstasy and enchantment....

Monday, May 4, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Tyshawn Sorey is a composer-performer, educator, and scholar working across an extensive range of musical idioms. Sorey performs (percussion, trombone, and piano) nationally and internationally with his own ensembles, as well as with such artists as Muhal Richard Abrams, Steve Coleman, John Zorn, Misha Mengelberg, Vijay Iyer, Wadada Leo Smith, Anthony Braxton, Steve Lehman, Tim Berne, and Myra Melford....

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

The Instant Composers Pool is a collective of Dutch composer-improvisers-instrumentalists.

Thursday, May 7, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

The Instant Composers Pool is a collective of Dutch composer-improvisers-instrumentalists.

Friday, May 8, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

The Instant Composers Pool is a collective of Dutch composer-improvisers-instrumentalists.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

The program will include the U.S. premiere of a new multi-media work for Kronos Quartet, exploring the idea of the Armenian Genocide Centennial

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

MV Carbon premieres two pieces for electronics, tape machines, piano processing, rotary phones, voice, amplified koto, piano and holographic cello for her Jerome Residency at Roulette...

Monday, May 18, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Recent piano works by John King, Christian Wolff, Anthony Coleman, David Mahler, and a few surprises.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Celebrating the release of Subject, Jason Eckardt's new record on Tzadik, the JACK Quartet, ICE, and soloists Tony Arnold, soprano; Jay Campbell, cello; Jordan Dodson, guitar; and Eric Lamb, flute perform works from the new record as well as John Zorn's string quartets Necronomicon and The Dead Man....

Friday, May 22, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

George Lewis' "Afterward: The AACM (as) Opera" Featuring the International Contemporary Ensemble and in collaboration with Catherine Sullivan, Sean Griffin and Opera Povera ...

Saturday, May 23, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

George Lewis' "Afterward: The AACM (as) Opera" Featuring the International Contemporary Ensemble and in collaboration with Catherine Sullivan, Sean Griffin and Opera Povera ...

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Four evenings of adventurous songwriters, curated by David Garland of WNYC's Spinning On Air, featuring established and up-and-coming composers who are finding new paths in the land of song....

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Four evenings of adventurous songwriters, curated by David Garland of WNYC's Spinning On Air, featuring established and up-and-coming composers who are finding new paths in the land of song....

Thursday, June 4, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Four evenings of adventurous songwriters, curated by David Garland of WNYC's Spinning On Air, featuring established and up-and-coming composers who are finding new paths in the land of song....

Friday, June 5, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Four evenings of adventurous songwriters, curated by David Garland of WNYC's Spinning On Air, featuring established and up-and-coming composers who are finding new paths in the land of song....

Monday, June 8, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Wet Ink Large Ensemble will perform the US premier of Klaus Lang's 'Book of Serenity,' a world premiere by Icelandic composer David Brynjar Franzson written for Wet Ink, Mahir Cetiz's large ensemble work 'Mise-en-abyme',...

Friday, June 12, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Lesley Flanigan presents Voices, a new work for vocal ensemble and electronics that expands her sculptural music-making approach from speaker electronics to the human voice....

Sunday, June 14, 2015 @ 5:30 pm

Lukas Ligeti 50th Birthday Concert - Lukas Ligeti has been a vitally creative contributor to NYC's experimental and avant-garde music scene in all it facets since arriving here in 1998...

Monday, June 15, 2015 @ 7:30 pm

Face the Music's very own Samurai Mama Big Band performs "Lock the Door, Swallow the Key", by French-Canadian composer Nicole Lizée, along with "PUJA", composed by Indian-American composer, Aakash Mittal, specifically for Face the Music!...

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Choreographed by Keely Garfield and performed by Garfield, Brandin Steffensen, Paul Hamilton, Jordan Morley, Leslie Kraus, and Vicky Shick with live music inspired by Kate Bush performed by Matthew Brookshire and the performers....

Thursday, June 18, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Choreographed by Keely Garfield and performed by Garfield, Brandin Steffensen, Paul Hamilton, Jordan Morley, Leslie Kraus, and Vicky Shick with live music inspired by Kate Bush performed by Matthew Brookshire and the performers....

Friday, June 19, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Choreographed by Keely Garfield and performed by Garfield, Brandin Steffensen, Paul Hamilton, Jordan Morley, Leslie Kraus, and Vicky Shick with live music inspired by Kate Bush performed by Matthew Brookshire and the performers....

Monday, June 22, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

This quartet performing the compositions of vocalist Amirtha Kidambi (Seaven Teares/Elizabeth-Caroline Unit), lies nestled in a venn diagram of musical spheres and communities in New York City. Her and her collaborators saxophonist Matt Nelson (Battle Trance/Tune-Yards), bassist Brandon Lopez (Vape Drip) and drummer Max Jaffe (Killer Bob) have crossed paths in the DIY underbelly, in incestuous circles of free improvisers, and uncomfortable chairs in concert halls of angular new music....

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Robert Een returns to Roulette joined by an all-star cast of musicians in an evening of new music.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Founded in 2007, the String Orchestra of Brooklyn has become an integral part of New York City’s vibrant and diverse musical landscape, bringing together creative instrumentalists, composers, and like-minded organizations and ensembles to collaborate on adventurous musical projects and present them to the public at an affordable price....