In its seventh annual incarnation as New York's most innovative and wide-ranging presenter of contemporary vocal artists, the acclaimed Resonant Bodies Festival is proudly welcomed back to Roulette. Featuring an international roster of virtuosic singers, world premieres, and an exhilarating mix of genres, the nine vocalists performing over three days will provide an immersive musical experience unlike any other.
$30 Superfan Tickets include VIP seating (2-3 three rows front-row-center) and one drink ticket to Roulette's Bar.ANAÏS MAVIEL
A set of new songs—multi-layered stories woven with threads of the subconscious and vocal improvisation—told with Anaïs Maviel's custom-made 14-string kamale n'goni.KATE SOPER
Musical Dialogues features her longtime collaborator and Wet Ink ensemble member Sam Pluta (electronics) in exploratory improvisations, as well as vocalist and composer Kate Soper's new piece for voice and piano, Fragments of Parmenides.TED HEARNE
Ted Hearne previews a piece commissioned by Carnegie Hall, a new song cycle set to Dorothea Lasky's fearlessly frank yet seductively prophetic poetry collection AWE. Hearne, performing as lead vocalist, is joined by cellist Ashley Bathgate (Bang on a Can), keyboardist Nathan Koci, guitarist Taylor Levine (Dither), violist Diana Wade, and drummer Ron Wiltrout; they will perform within an arresting and kinetic installation by conceptual artist Rachel Perry.
Anaïs Maviel is a vocalist, percussionist, composer, music director, and community facilitator. Her work focuses on the function of music as essential to settling common grounds, addressing Relation, and creating a utopian future. Inspired by Edouard Glissant's reflections on Creol