Wednesday, September 9, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

A double bill of solo performances with Mary Halvorson and Ches Smith. Halvorson returns to Roulette to celebrate the release concert for her solo guitar record, Meltframe, on Firehouse 12 Records. ...

Thursday, September 10, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

The World Premiere of new music from John Zorn’s Masada Book Three—THE BOOK BERIAH

Friday, September 11, 2015 @ 7:30 pm

The closing night of the 2015 Resonant Bodies Festival will feature three dynamic and virtuosic vocalists: Jeffrey Gavett, Kate Soper, and Rachel Calloway....

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 @ 7:00 pm

A night of readings and music in support of freedom of expression and the bloggers being targeted in Bangladesh

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 @ 6:45 pm

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Virtuosos of their instruments and masters of improvisation, Evan Parker (sax), Sylvie Courvoisier (piano), Mark Feldman (violin) and Ikue Mori (electronics) make a rare appearance in this special quartet project and will be celebrating the first recording of the quartet this fall....

Saturday, September 26, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Dastan, one of Iran’s most celebrated ensembles, is joined by Mahdieh Mohammadkhani, a young singer who has gained much attention in recent years for her entrancing renditions of contemporary and traditional Persian music. ...

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

The Thing keeps taking the music to new, uncompromising levels and continues to solidify their important position in the contemporary independent music world....

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

The first performance of improvised music by a new trio made up of Gelsey Bell (voice), Miguel Frasconi (glass and electronics), and Cleek Schrey (hardanger fiddle)....

Thursday, October 1, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Maritaca Records Presents: Renowned Brazilian Artists Amilton Godoy and Léa Freire & the Acclaimed Quintet Vento em Madeira with Special Guest Monica Salmaso in Concert for a Live DVD Recording...

Friday, October 2, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Maritaca Records Presents: Renowned Brazilian Artists Amilton Godoy and Léa Freire & the Acclaimed Quintet Vento em Madeira with Special Guest Monica Salmaso in Concert for a Live DVD Recording...

Saturday, October 3, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

One of Spain’s leading flamenco guitarists, Antón Jiménez will be making a rare New York solo appearance.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Evolver Records presents a festival of music with special guest Matthew Shipp and Evolver Record Artists: Violinist Fung Chern Hwei presenting his project Lisao, Vocalist Lola Danza presenting her project Korean Shamans, George Spanos' Trio and Ben Stapp & the Zozimos Myrrah's Red Book Act II...

Thursday, October 8, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

The SLM Ensemble will perform music from "Source", the new album release on the Liminal Music label. Featuring experimental works written for an ensemble of renowned and diverse musicians, "Source" awakens networks of interconnection and synthesis....

Monday, October 12, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Neil Rolnick premieres two new pieces, Silicon Breath, for alto sax and computer, and Cello Ex Machina, for cello, that both exploits the ability of the computer to take a single line of a melodic instrument and transform it into an orchestral-sized sound world....

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

A Piano Party for Terry Riley at 80 pays tribute to composer-pianist Terry Riley’s enduring impact with an evening of new solo piano pieces written in honor of his eightieth birthday by Pauline Oliveros, Samuel Carl Adams, Evan Ziporyn, Gyan Riley, Christine Southworth, Luciano Chessa, Dylan Mattingly, Danny Clay, and Elena Ruehr, combined with Riley’s own Keyboard Studies from 1964 and Fandango on the Heaven Ladder from 1994....

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Prisoner’s Song is a performance created by composer Gelsey Bell and visual artist Erik Ruin about the prison experience. Using shadow puppets and projections alongside a variety of musical idioms, the piece draws on historic ballads, poetry, audio interviews with people who have spent time in prison, and other primary sources to create a fragmentary encounter with the states of mind and heart prison engenders. ...

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 @ 7:00 pm

SONiC (Sounds of a New Century) is a festival of 21st century music by more than 60 composers age 40 and under.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

An evening of solo performances by Robin Holcomb who returns to Roulette with new compositions, improvisations, original repertoire and engagements with the music of Stephen Foster, the Mississippi Sheiks and the poetry of Nazim Hikmet. The evening offers a glimpse of the “deep strangeness” (Alex Varty, Georgia Straight) haunting the work of this acclaimed composer-performer....

Saturday, October 24, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Monday, October 26, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

BOOMERANG in collaboration with composer/musician Greg Saunier of the band Deerhoof and Poor Remy

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Roy Campbell, Jr. was the first trumpeter K.J. worked with upon an invitation from Patricia Parker and the Vision Festival. Tonight’s performance is a tribute to Roy and his music and inspiration....

Monday, November 2, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Mivos Quartet is thrilled to present the New York premiere of being time by Eric Wubbels, a new large-scale composition for string quartet and quadraphonic electronic sound...

Friday, November 6, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Saturday, November 14, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Vocalist-composer Farah Siraj has captivated international audiences with her lush vocals in Arab song, ranging from traditional music to Arabian jazz-vocalist-composer Farah Siraj has captivated international audiences with her lush vocals in Arab song, ranging from traditional music to Arabian jazz....

Saturday, November 21, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

This NYC-based classical Javanese gamelan orchestra, comprised of American and Indonesians, is under the direction of I. M. Harjito, one of the finest Javanese musicians of his generation....

Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

For this, the debut of Go: Organic Guitar Orchestra, Adam Rudolph called upon 11 of New York City’s finest and most adventurous guitarists. These extraordinary musicians are each composers and bandleaders in their own right; their collective experience reads like a who’s who of contemporary music – from Wilco to Cassandra Wilson to Ornette Coleman....

Friday, November 27, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Combining musicians from Wayne Horvitz's two long standing quartets, The Gravitas Quartet and Sweeter Than the Day, "Some Places are Forever Afternoon" is a suite of instrumental songs based on 11 poems by iconic Northwest poet Richard Hugo....

Saturday, November 28, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

The Westerlies Play Horvitz (Solos for amplified piano, Duos w/Yukio Suzuki and Briggan Krauss)

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

This music is a follow up to Joel Harrison's first large jazz ensemble recording from 2013, Infinite Possibility. Each of the six pieces explores the intersection of dance grooves with unusual orchestration, improv, and surprising compositional twists and turns. It aims to cajole, inspire, provoke, entertain, and enlighten....

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Video artist Ursula Scherrer together with Shelley Hirsch (voice) and MV Carbon (cello and synthesizer) will stretch, pull, distort and expand the boundaries of image, sound and space to reach to that which is beyond....

Thursday, December 10, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Friday, December 11, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Bérangère Maximin’s music engages the listener in considerations of space and textures. Since her debut album, Tant Que Les Heures Passent on Tzadik (2008), she has gradually developed a hyper-personal style, creating sensual, hypnotic, sultry pieces with immediate impact. The electroacoustic composer's repertoire is marked by encounters that have inspired her writing in various degrees....

Monday, December 21, 2015 @ 5:00 pm