Classical Music Listings From The New York Times


Dedalus Ensemble (Monday) Since its founding in 1996, this French instrumental cooperative, now based in Montpellier, has championed Anglo-Saxon experimental and Minimalist music by composers like John Cage, Harry Partch, Cornelius Cardew and Christian Wolff. Surprising, then, that this performance of recent works by nine New York-based composers marks the ensemble’s debut appearance in the United States. At 8 p.m., Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, near Third Avenue, Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, (917) 267-0368,; $15, or $10 students and 65+. (da Fonseca-Wollheim)

Festival of New Trumpet Music (Tuesday and Wednesday) This three-week immersion in recent writing for the instrument begins with two concerts at Roulette. Music of Christian Wolff dominates Tuesday’s show, including a new Octet for Brass and Violin, as well as the premiere of a work from the Roy Campbell Jr. Akhenaten Large Ensemble. Wednesday brings John Zorn’s new “Antiphonal Fanfare” for six trumpets, a tribute to the pioneering jazz artist Butch Morris and Henry Brant’s “Flight Over a Global Map” for 52 trumpets and percussion. At 8 p.m., Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, (917) 267-0363,; $20, or $15 students. (Woolfe)