Roulette

Presenting experimental music, dance, and intermedia since 1978

Lea Bertucci: A Visible Length of Light + Duo with Ben Vida

Monday, September 27, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Bertucci presents new compositions from "A Visible Length of Light" and a newly formed duo with Ben Vida (accordion, electronics)

Nick Dunston: La Operación: Reverberated

Tuesday, September 28, 2021. 8:00 pm
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An answer to his 2019 premiere of "La Operación," Nick Dunston presents "La Operación: Reverberated" for a dynamic sextet of improvisers.

Gabriel Zucker’s The Delegation: Leftover Beats from The Edges of Time

Tuesday, October 5, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Gabriel Zucker and ESP-Disk' celebrate the release of Leftover Beats From The Edges Of Time.

Robert Dick & Ursel Schlicht: Flute and Piano Redefined—Again!

Wednesday, October 6, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Premiering new music for flute(s) and piano, Robert Dick and Ursel Schlicht continue the creative journey they began in 2004.

Experiments in Opera and Restless NYC Present: Rainbird

Thursday, October 7, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Rainbird is a new opera by Director/Librettist Mallory Catlett and Composer Aaron Siegel.

Steph Richards’ Supersense and Sounds for Butch & Dino

Wednesday, October 13, 2021. 8:00 pm
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With film, scratch & sniff programs and original music, trumpeter Steph Richards presents a multi-sensory experience with an all-star cast.

Relevant Tones Tenth Anniversary Festival: Useless Machines

Thursday, October 14, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Live tapings of the award-winning Relevant Tones with conversation and music on topics Rube Goldberg machines, architecture and monsters.

Relevant Tones Tenth Anniversary Festival: Songs About Buildings and Moods

Friday, October 15, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Live tapings of the award-winning Relevant Tones with conversation and music on topics Rube Goldberg machines, architecture and monsters.

Relevant Tones Tenth Anniversary Festival: Necessary Monsters

Saturday, October 16, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Live tapings of the award-winning Relevant Tones with conversation and music on topics Rube Goldberg machines, architecture and monsters.

Robert Ashley: eL/Aficionado

Thursday, October 21, 2021. 8:00 pm
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In Ashley’s opera about espionage and people who lead double lives, Interrogators debrief and challenge an Agent in musical dialogue.

Robert Ashley: eL/Aficionado

Friday, October 22, 2021. 8:00 pm
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In Ashley’s opera about espionage and people who lead double lives, Interrogators debrief and challenge an Agent in musical dialogue.

Robert Ashley: eL/Aficionado

Saturday, October 23, 2021. 8:00 pm
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In Ashley’s opera about espionage and people who lead double lives, Interrogators debrief and challenge an Agent in musical dialogue.

Ches Smith and We All Break: “Path of Seven Colors” Record Release Show

Tuesday, October 26, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Ches Smith and We All Break present the live premiere of their acclaimed record Path of Seven Colors. The album is a symbiosis of Traditional […]

Charmaine Lee with Joanna Mattrey and Lester St. Louis

Wednesday, October 27, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Lee will debut new solo work followed by first time collaboration with Joanna Mattrey and Lester St. Louis.

Interpretations: Roscoe Mitchell

Thursday, October 28, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Roscoe Mitchell returns to Interpretations for a full evening of chamber works and improvisations.

Scott Robinson’s Higher Powers: a Richard M. Powers Centennial Concert

Saturday, October 30, 2021. 8:00 pm
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“aRT” presents Scott Robinson’s "Higher Powers": an improvisational multimedia piece celebrating the centennial of artist Richard Powers.

Laurie Berg and Karl Scholz: superposition

Wednesday, November 3, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Laurie Berg and Karl Scholz, utilize the unique acoustics of Roulette’s space to knit sound via an ever shifting speaker configuration.

Laurie Berg and Karl Scholz: superposition

Thursday, November 4, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Laurie Berg and Karl Scholz, utilize the unique acoustics of Roulette’s space to knit sound via an ever shifting speaker configuration.

Laurie Berg and Karl Scholz: superposition

Friday, November 5, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Laurie Berg and Karl Scholz, utilize the unique acoustics of Roulette’s space to knit sound via an ever shifting speaker configuration.

RBA: Nibal Malshi & Ensemble: Golden Age of Arab Music & Song

Saturday, November 6, 2021. 8:00 pm
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This captivating program of vocal and instrumental works features some of the finest Arab artists living in the US, as well as emerging names in […]

Kinzel and Shick: Standing in a Doorway and Calling It a Dance

Wednesday, November 10, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Standing in the Doorway and Calling It a Dance is choreographers Jon Kinzel and Vicky Shick's joint effort to grapple with where we are right […]

Kinzel and Shick: Standing in a Doorway and Calling It a Dance

Thursday, November 11, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Standing in the Doorway and Calling It a Dance is choreographers Jon Kinzel and Vicky Shick's joint effort to grapple with where we are right […]

Kinzel and Shick: Standing in a Doorway and Calling It a Dance

Friday, November 12, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Standing in the Doorway and Calling It a Dance is choreographers Jon Kinzel and Vicky Shick's joint effort to grapple with where we are right […]

RBA: Grigoris Maninakis & his Mikrokosmos Ensemble: Rebetika Music of Greece

Saturday, November 13, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Grigoris Maninakis, a major vocalist of traditional and contemporary Greek music, is joined by his Mikrokosmos Ensemble in an engaging […]

Bob Bellerue: Radioactive Desire

Wednesday, November 17, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Bob Bellerue creates a multidimensional feedback system, and performs with a sextet of improvised reeds, strings, and winds.

Interpretations: Mari Kimura / Joseph Kubera

Thursday, November 18, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Interpretations returns to Roulette with an evening focusing on the work of composer Mari Kimura and pianist Joseph Kubera.

Jessica Pavone: “Lull” for String Octet and Soloists

Friday, November 19, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Composer and violist Jessica Pavone presents the in-person record release concert of Lull—a composition for string octet and soloists in four […]

Zeljko McMullen: 8 hours

Saturday, November 27, 2021. 2:00 pm
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8 hours of 3 minute etudes strung together to form a journey lasting the course of 1/3 of a typical day.

Andrew Lamb’s Circadian Spheres Of Light Project Ensemble

Wednesday, December 1, 2021. 8:00 pm
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The performance will interweave the disciplines of music, art, dance, and illusion, into a seamless tapestry of spontaneous improvisation with […]

Interpretations: Amina Claudine Myers Trio / Douglas Ewart

Thursday, December 2, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Interpretations returns to Roulette with an evening focusing on the work of Amina Claudine Myers Trio and Douglas Ewart.

Immanuel Wilkins

Friday, December 3, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Saxophonist Immanuel Wilkins will present new work as part of his year-long Roulette residency.

Kris Davis: Suite Charrière

Saturday, December 4, 2021. 8:00 pm
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This multimedia performance features a new ensemble and original compositions by pianist/composer Kris Davis in response to selected excerpts of […]

JG Thirlwell + Ensemble

Tuesday, December 7, 2021. 8:00 pm
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The JG Thirlwell + Ensemble performance is an opportunity to recast some of Thirlwell's most acclaimed materials in a different context. This […]

Luke Stewart + Leila Bordreuil: Feedback Ensemble – Breaking

Thursday, December 9, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Luke Stewart and Leila Bordreuil lead a raucous group in the world premiere performance of a new work for feedback ensemble, in which each […]

Tredici Bacci Plays Their Secret New Album In Its Entirety Just For You!

Friday, December 10, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Brit-Prog-American-Minimal-Itallo-Pop! French Horn! Screams Whispers! ’77! Science-Bacharach-Improv! Future-Theremin-Funk!

Graham Haynes with Lucie Vítková and Shakoor Hakeem

Monday, December 13, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Innovative improvisers— percussionist Shakoor Hakeem, cornetist-composer Graham Haynes, and performer-composer Lucie Vítková—come […]

Caroline Davis’ Portals: Mourning

Tuesday, December 14, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Portals is an immersive sound and haptic experience, drawing upon the idea of grief and mourning as textural entities.

John Zorn: Cobra

Wednesday, December 15, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Zorn presents his fabled and enduring work Cobra (first performed at Roulette's Tribeca location in 1984) with a high-powered ensemble of the […]

Phill Niblock: 6 Hours of Music and Film

Phill Niblock
Tuesday, December 21, 2021. 6:00 pm
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Phill Niblock stages his annual Winter Solstice concert: six sublime hours of acoustic and electronic music with mixed media, film, and video.

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