Photograph: Courtesy Roulette
Time Out says
Posted: Wed Mar 21 2012
An imperishable part of New York's notorious downtown scene of the 1980s and an MVP venue even now, Roulette packed its bags in the spring of 2011 and decamped to Brooklyn, where it set up shop in a lavishly refurbished Art Deco theater.
Roulette 509 Atlantic Ave
What's on at Roulette
Avant-jazz & free jazz, Experimental & Free improvisation
Synth artist and master soundscaper Tom Hamilton presents new work in collaboration with improv all-stars such as trumpeter Nate Wooley and trombonist Peter Zummo. Also on this final Interpretations gig of 2014 is versatile woodwind virtuoso Ned Rothenberg,...
Categories, Classical and opera
- Critics' pick
The highlight of this electro-acoustic performer's set is a new composition by Parisian drone-classical eminence Éliane Radigue (written for Sonami). Solo pieces and a collaboration with saxophonist-composer James Fei round out the recital.
Chamber, Contemporary music (1975 – present)
- Critics' pick
The inveterate explorers of Talea once again do New York a solid by advocating for a worthy, important composer otherwise ill-served around these parts: This time Georges Aperghis, whose fantastical 2007 work Happy End receives its U.S. premiere. The...
Jazz & Experimental, Contemporary opera, American opera
Leave it to quixotic avant-garde jazz titan Anthony Braxton to view opera as an evolutionary opportunity for nuanced, multifaceted innovation, rather than as a moribund artifact of another day and age. His latest four-act creation receives its semi-staged...
Contemporary opera, American opera
The Ear Heart Music series teams with American Opera Projects and the American Modern Ensemble to mount the world-premiere concert performances of two provocative new works: The Wanton Sublime, a one-act monodrama by Tarik O'Regan with text by Anna Rabinowitz,...