Upcoming: Music

Roulette’s Concert Series for New + Adventurous Music, launched in 1978, presents a wide range of experimental music including avant-jazz, new music, opera, world music, and electronic. This eclectic series features the work of well-known innovators in contemporary music, but a large percentage of the Series is devoted to emerging artists and composers.

Weasel Walter Large Ensemble: Igneity

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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Weasel Walter presents a longform work for large ensemble harnessing free jazz virtuosity with deliberate structural control.

Mixology: Works and Installations by Olivia Block, Jason Lescalleet, Mario de Vega, Cecilia Lopez, Jim O’Rourke project

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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5 artists unleash lo-fi/hi-fi pleasures and resonant wonder, test the threshold of perception and unstable systems, and drive a 12-channel rig.

Mixology: Drummers and Frequencies with Greg Fox, Eli Keszler, Mario de Vega

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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Drummers with curiosity about hybrid systems engage the acoustic, electronic, and mechanical to test Roulette’s 12-channel immersive system.

Mixology: Reshaping Roulette with Kenneth Kirschner, Daniel Neumann, Anne Guthrie, Mario de Vega, Ben Manley

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Friday, February 24, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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Can you transform a room using just acoustic phenomena, pattern manipulation, immersion, and durational composition complicated by chance?

Mixology: Dance & Installation, Liz Gerring with Michael Schumacher / Leila Bordreuil / Ursula Scherrer

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Saturday, February 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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A 4-hour durational experience for dancers, 12-channel sound, and multi-channel video projection with audience invited to wander and wonder.

Richard Sussman Evolution Ensemble: The Evolution Suite

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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Richard Sussman’s Evolution Ensemble presents The Evolution Suite for jazz quintet, string quartet, and electronics.

[COMMISSION] Travis Laplante: A Dance That Empties // Battle Trance: Blade of Love

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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Travis Laplante presents A Dance That Empties, a new long-form composition commissioned by Roulette.

Taylor Ho Bynum’s PlusTet

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Thursday, March 2, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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Taylor Ho Bynum's PlusTet performs music from their release "Enter the PlusTet" and premiere a new composition for creative orchestra.

Curated by Meredith Monk: Don Byron: Works For Quartet

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Saturday, March 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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Don Byron, Blair McMillen, Cornelius Dufallo, and Wendy Sutter join forces again to premiere new works for quartet.

Face the Music Presents: Student Works

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Monday, March 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
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“Contrapunctus Q-2” Benjamin Cauley “Dream Running” Marina Zurita McKinnon “Brooklyn Rhapsody” Seuss […]