This spring, Roulette is excited to present over 30 performances spanning the best of experimental music, dance, and intermedia. The season opens on Wednesday, April 21 with a special collaboration with the International Contemporary Ensemble, Tri-Centric Foundation, and the Icelandic Dark Days Festival in a synchronous live stream performance of the work of Antony Braxton and Bergrun Snaebjornsdottir.
Season highlights include a number of world premieres developed during Roulette’s Van Lier Fellowships and Residencies, as well as a number of commissions including new pieces by Leila Adu, Eddy Kwon, Tomas Fujiwara, Joel Ross, and Luisa Muhr. Performances by Gelsey Bell & Justin Hicks, Ka Baird, Brandon Ross & Stomu Takeishi, and Matt Mehlan & Sonnenzimmer are of note. Roulette welcomes a new group with Ches Smith, Craig Taborn, Mat Maneri, Bill Frisell, and also celebrates a number of album releases including Karl Larson playing music by Scott Wollschleger and James Brandon Lewis‘s Jesup Wagon. The season closes with a performance created by Ayano Elson in collaboration with composer Matt Evans and video artist Hyung Seok Jeon at the end of June.
All performances will be performed and streamed live from Roulette’s downtown Brooklyn theater and will be accessible free of charge through roulette.org and on YouTube, Facebook, and Vimeo, and archived for future viewing. As the season continues, Roulette is planning a safe phased reopening for in-person audiences at a limited capacity. Details of the reopening plan, along with how to purchase tickets, will be released at a later date on roulette.org and through Roulette’s newsletter. Stay tuned!