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Interview: Video Artist Sheri Wills on “King Lavra” by Jan Jirásek

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Video artist Sheri Wills discusses the unique collaboration behind the production of Jan Jirásek’s micro-opera “King Lavra,” and reflects on the musical sensibilities that inform her live video performances. “King Lavra,” which is based on an old Czech fairy tale about a King who hides a terrible secret beneath his long mane of hair, will be presented at Roulette on Thursday, May 23 at 8:00 PM.


Interview: Cantata Profana

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Jacob Ashworth of Cantata Profana discusses the performance of Davies’ “Eight Songs,” influences & the affinity for for a certain delectable cookie.


[April 25-27] Toni Dove’s Lucid Possession

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LUCID POSSESSION is a live mix cinema performance featuring musicians, a video DJ, and stage-controlled robotic screens – premiering April 25/26/27 at Roulette.


Interview with Ginny Benson

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On April 9th at Roulette, video artist Ginny Benson will team up with composer G. Lucas Crane, performance artist Alaina Stamatis, and dancers Elle Erdman and Sam Shea for the world premiere of “Brave New World: Life After Death in the Post-Apocalypse Part I”, the first part in a multimedia collage series by Benson.


Interview with Michele Rosewoman

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On April 5th at Roulette, Michele Rosewoman and New Yor-Uba take the listener on a journey spanning ancient Yoruba culture from Nigeria through Cuba as they pay homage to its contemporary manifestations.


Interview with Kevin James

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ETHEL, Speak Percussion and The [kāj] Ensemble perform 3 premieres in an intimate musical conversation with the last speakers of 3 nearly extinct languages….


Interview with Gelsey Bell

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Singer, songwriter, and scholar, Gelsey Bell premieres a full-length piece called Our Defensive Measurements, commissioned by Roulette and the Jerome Foundation.


A BENEFIT FOR ROULETTE WITH MEREDITH MONK

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Join Roulette for a dinner, performance, and champagne reception with composer, singer, and “Magician of the Voice” Meredith Monk in this special benefit for Roulette. Also tonight, we’ll be honoring ASCAP Vice President and Director of Concert Music Frances Richard.


ONE YEAR IN BROOKLYN!

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In 1978 three composers, Jim Staley, David Weinstein and Dan Senn, launched a new music composers’ collective they named Roulette.


INTERVIEW WITH LENNY PICKETT

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Interview with Saturday Night Live and Tower of Power band leader, Lenny Pickett, about his upcoming show at Roulette.