Ken Ueno

SELECTED PERFORMANCES 2002-2005

[ Compositions ] - [ Performance Notes ] - [ Selected Performances: 2002-2005 / 2006-2008 / Vocal ]

January 11, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (Zellerbach Theatre at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA)

January 14, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall, New York City)

January 19, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (Mandell Hall at University of Chicago, Chicago, IL)

January 22 - 28, 2002
Centro Musica
Residency in Modena and Venice, Italy
Lectures and performances of Minimum Security music

January 24, 2002
Oto
Ken Ueno, piano (Centro Musica, Modena, Italy)

January 26, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (Northwestern University, Evanston, IL)

January 26, 2002
WATT
Yesarou Duo (Slosberg Hall, Brandeis Univ., Waltham, MA)

February 1, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (Rinker Playhouse, West Palm Beach, FL)

February 4, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (Florida Southern College, Lakeland,

February 9, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC)

February 9, 2002
Vertical Features Remake
Odd Appetite + Ken Ueno
(Seully Hall, Boston Conservatory, Boston , MA)

February 15, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC

February 16, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (North Carolina School for the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC)

February 17, 2002
Vertical Features Remake
Odd Appetite + Ken Ueno
(Faulkner Recital Hall, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, NH)

February 21, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT)

February 26, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (Longy School of Music, Cambridge, MA)

March 1, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (University of Vermont, Burlington, VT)

March 3, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (University of Maine, Orono, ME)

March 5, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (Alice Tully Hall, New York, NY)

March 9, 2002
Vertical Features Remake 2
Odd Appetite + Ken Ueno
(IX Festival Internacional de Musica Electroacustica - Basilica Menor del Convento San Fransisco de Asis, Havana, Cuba)

March 16, 2002
...a.m...
So Percussion Group. (Paine Hall, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA)

April 2, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (University of Idaho, Moscow, ID)

April 5, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (Herbst Theater, San Francisco, CA)

April 7, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (Coleman Chamber Concerts, Pasadena, CA)

April 9, 2002
WATT
Angel Orensanz Foundation, MATA 2002 Spring Festival, NYC.
Taimur Sullivan, baritone sax; Matthew Gold, percussion.

April 20, 2002
inflation of BUREAUCRACY (for voice and quadrophonic tape)
Ken Ueno, voice (Paine Hall, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA)

April 27, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (Music in the Loft, Chicago, IL)

May 4, 2002
inflation of BUREAUCRACY (for voice and quadrophonic tape)
Ken Ueno, voice (CCRMA, Stanford Univ.)

May 17, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (Lawrence University, Appleton, WI)

May 25, 2002
...blood blossoms...
Bang on a Can All-Stars (Paine Hall, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA)

June 28, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (Norfolk Summer Music Fesival, Norfolk, CT)

August 3, 2002
Shiroi Ishi.
The Hilliard Ensemble. (Neuwied-Engers, Pfarrkirche St. Martin, Germany)

September 28, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, NY)

October 1, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY)

October 10, 2002
Jusuiraku
Northern Arizona University Orchestra, Victor Liva, cond.
(Ardrey Auditorium, NAU, Flagstaff, AZ)

October 18, 2002
Márquez
Non Sequitur. (Hopkins Center , Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH)

October 21, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (Clemson University, Clemson, SC)

October 22, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN)

October 30, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL)

October 31, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (Indiana State University, Terre

November 16, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (Amherst College in Amherst, MA)

November 16, 2002
Redbreast
Callithumpian Consort (Paine Hall, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA)

December 6, 2002
Minimum Security Trailer
eighth blackbird (Bowling Green University in Bowling Green, OH)

December 12, 2002
Zansetsu
Ken Ueno, voc., vln. + electronics (CCRMA, Stanford Univerisity, CA)

December 12, 2002
Age of Aircraft (Premiere)
Ha-Yang Kim, amplified cello + electronics (Hochschule für Musik Würzburg, Germany)

January 24, 2003
Pharmakon (as part of di/verge) (World Premiere)
eighth blackbird (Zellerbach Theatre at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA)

January 25, 2003
WATT
Auros Group for New Music (Slosberg Hall, Brandeis University, MA)

January 29, 2003
Pharmakon (as part of di/verge)
eighth blackbird (The Kennedy Center, Washington, DC)

January 31, 2003
Pharmakon (as part of di/verge)
eighth blackbird (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY)

February 14, 2003
Pharmakon (as part of di/verge)
eighth blackbird (Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA)

February 16, 2003
Pharmakon (as part of di/verge)
eighth blackbird (Mandel Hall, the University of Chicago in Chicago, IL)

February 21, 2003
Pharmakon (as part of di/verge)
eighth blackbird (Emory University, Atlanta, GA)

March (date TBA)
Pharmakon (as part of di/verge)
eighth blackbird (Texas A & M in College Station, TX)

March 1, 2003
Zansetsu
Ken Ueno, voc., vln. + electronics (Paine Hall, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA)

March 5, 2003
Pharmakon (as part of di/verge)
eighth blackbird (University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT)

March 11, 2003
Pharmakon (as part of di/verge)
eighth blackbird (Texas A & M in College Station, TX)

March 15, 2003
Pharmakon (as part of di/verge)
eighth blackbird (21st Century Unlimited in Santa Fe, NM)

March 28, 2003
Zansetsu
Ken Ueno, voc., vln. + electronics (Slosberg Hall, Brandeis University, MA)

April 4, 2003
Zansetsu
Ken Ueno, voc., vln. + electronics (Slosberg Hall, Brandeis University, MA)

April 9, 2003
Pharmakon (as part of di/verge)
eighth blackbird (University of California in Riverside, CA)

April 11, 2003
Pharmakon (as part of di/verge)
eighth blackbird (University of California in Los Angeles, CA)

April 13, 2003
Pharmakon (as part of di/verge)
eighth blackbird (Friends of Chamber Music in Portland, OR)

April 25, 2003
Zansetsu
Ken Ueno, voc., vln. + electronics (Zeitgeist, Cambridge MA)

April 30, 2003
Zansetsu
Fuyu Natsu
Ken Ueno w/Odd Appetite (Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY)

May 3, 2003
Contemplation on Little Big Muff
Odd Appetite (Cyber Arts Festival, Slosberg Hall, Brandeis University, MA)

May 4, 2003
Age of Aircraft
Ha-Yang Kim, amplified cello + electronics (Paine Hall, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA)

May 16, 2003
Age of Aircraft
Ha-Yang Kim, amplified cello + electronics (Roulette, NY, NY)

May 25, 2003
all moments stop here and together we become every memory that has ever been
Boston Modern Orchestra Project (Paine Hall, Harvard University, MA)

July 11, 2003
whatWALL?
Brian Sacawa, alto saxophone (World Saxophone Congress XII, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN)

July 18, 2003
Shiroi Ishi.
The Hilliard Ensemble. (Siena Cathedrale, Siena, Italy)

July 25, 2003
Márquez
Non Sequitur. (The Walden School 2003 Concert Series, Louise Shonk Kelly Recital Hall at the Dublin School, Dublin, NH)

October 10, 2003
whatWALL?
Brian Sacawa, alto saxophone (Britton Recital Hall, School of Music, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI)

October 23, 2003
Two believers, on opposite sides of the same ocean, transcribing the same sky, at the same time, one at sunset, the other as sunrise
Duo X Naomi Sato, sho, Laura Carmichael, clarinet
(Rumor 31, Japan-O-Rama, SJU Jazzpodium, Utrecht, the Netherlands)

November 2, 2003
...blood blossoms...
Bent Frequency (Eyedrum Art/Music Space, Atlanta, GA)

November 4, 2003
Contemplation on Little Big Muff
Odd Appetite (produced by Who's Afraid of Modern Music, Boston Modern Orchestra, Moonshine Room, Club Café, Boston, MA)

December 13, 2003
whatWALL?
Brian Sacawa, alto saxophone (Paine Hall, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA)

December 17, 2003
Two believers, on opposite sides of the same ocean, transcribing the same sky, at the same time, one at sunset, the other as sunrise
Duo X Naomi Sato, sho, Laura Carmichael, clarinet (Super Deluxe, Tokyo, Japan)

February 23, 2004
Huyu no Hana
Onda [Ken Ueno, voice; Hillary Zipper, violin; Tim Feeney percussion], (Friend Recital Hall, Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA)

March 20, 2004
Zatsuon no Kaze
Onda [Ken Ueno, voice; Hillary Zipper, violin; Tim Feeney percussion], (Paine Hall, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA)

April 10, 2004
Disjecta
Radius Ensemble [Alison d'Amato, piano; Anne Howarth, horn; Biliana Voutchkova, violin], (Pickman Hall, Longy School of Music, Cambridge, MA)

April 14, 2004
Vertical Features Remake 1
Michael Hooper, amplified mandolin; Tim Feeney, perc. (Pickman Hall, Longy School of Music, Cambridge, MA)

May 11, 2004
Age of Aircraft
Ha-Yang Kim, amplified cello, (Club Cafe, BMOP, Boston, MA)

May 16, 2004
Toxis Chromaticus
Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston Aperitif series [Isaiah Jackson, cond. ], (Sanders Theatre at Memorial Hall, Cambridge, MA)

May 16, 2004
Apmonia
Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston [Isaiah Jackson, cond. ], (Sanders Theatre at Memorial Hall, Cambridge, MA)

May 22, 2004
Age of Aircraft
Frances-Marie Uitti, amplified cello, (Paine Hall, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA)

September 17-19, 2004
Shiroi Ishi
The Hilliard Ensemble (Early Music Festival Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, England)

October 1, 2004
Kage-Uta
Ken Ueno, throat-singing + Max/Msp (NWEAMO festival, Portland, OR)

October 8, 2004
Kage-Uta
Ken Ueno, throat-singing + Max/Msp (NWEAMO festival, San Diego, CA)

October 20, 2004
WhatWALL?
Brian Sacawa, alto saxophone (Duderstadt Center Multimedia Studio, Ann Arbor, MI)

November 6, 2004
July 23,from sunrise to sunset, the summer of the S.E.P.S.A. bus rides destra e sinistra
Around Ishia just to get tomorrow's scatolame
Prism Quartet (Kerrytown Concert Hall, Ann Arbor, MI)

November 19, 2004
July 23,from sunrise to sunset, the summer of the S.E.P.S.A. bus rides destra e sinistra
Around Ishia just to get tomorrow's scatolame
Prism Quartet (Symphony Space, NYC, NY)

November 21, 2004
July 23,from sunrise to sunset, the summer of the S.E.P.S.A. bus rides destra e sinistra
Around Ishia just to get tomorrow's scatolame
Prism Quartet (Trinity Center for Urban Life, Philadelphia, PA)

December 9, 2004
Aphasia
Rosa Ensemble (Theater Kikker, Utrecht, the Netherlands)

January 28, 2005
A Book of Months
Relâche (Prince Music Theater, Philadelphia, PA)

January 29, 2005
A Book of Months
Relâche (Prince Music Theater, Philadelphia, PA)

January 30, 2005
A Book of Months
Relâche (Prince Music Theater, Philadelphia, PA)

March 20, 2005
Kuroi Kasa
Ken Ueno, voice + laptop, Hillary Zipper, violin (University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada)

March 23, 2005
Shiroi Haru no Hana
Onda (Austrian Cultural Forum, NYC, NY)

April 7, 2005
Two believers, on opposite sides of the same ocean, transcribing the same sky, at the same time, one at sunset, the other as sunrise
Duo X Naomi Sato, sho, Laura Carmichael, clarinet (NAO Gallery, Boston, MA)

April 8, 2005
Two believers, on opposite sides of the same ocean, transcribing the same sky, at the same time, one at sunset, the other as sunrise
Duo X Naomi Sato, sho, Laura Carmichael, clarinet (Ryder Hall, room 354, Northeastern Univ., Boston, MA)

April 9, 2005
Two believers, on opposite sides of the same ocean, transcribing the same sky, at the same time, one at sunset, the other as sunrise
Duo X Naomi Sato, sho, Laura Carmichael, clarinet (Paine Hall, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA)

April 28, 2005
Disjecta
Radius Ensemble (CVPA Concert Hall, UMass Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA)

May 7, 2005
a thick band of gray, a line that elides the end of day into the beginning of night
for singer and Max/MSP (with SPAT and La Kitchen sensors)
Ken Ueno , extended voice (Midway Studios Theater, Boston, MA)

May 9, 2005
Two believers, on opposite sides of the same ocean, transcribing the same sky, at the same time, one at sunset, the other as sunrise
Duo X Naomi Sato, sho, Laura Carmichael, clarinet (Zaal 100, Amsterdam, the Netherlands)

May 21, 2005
WATT
Toca Loc a Ensemble - Wallace Halladay, baritone saxophone; Aiyun Huang, percussion (TBA Toronto, Canada)

May 27, 2005
Kaze-no-Oka (duo concerto for Biwa and Shakuhachi)
Boston Modern Orchestra Project (Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory, Boston, MA)

May 28, 2005
all moments stop here and together we become every memory that has ever been
Spoleto Festival Orchestra (Spoleto Festival, Charlestown, SC)

June 30, 2005, 2005
WATT
Yesaroun Duo (David Friend Hall, Berklee College of Music
Berklee World Percussion Festival faculty recital, Boston, MA)

August 10, 2005
WATT
Yesaroun Duo (Armed Forces School of Music, Virginia Beach, VA)

November 6, 2005
Love requited but unfulfilled, under the stars, Sukkeien Garden, Hiroshima, Sunday, August 4, 1945, 12 hours before the bomb
Onda (Ken Ueno , voice; Hillary Zipper, violin; Tim Feeney, perc.) (Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Pickman Hall, Longy School of Music, Cambridge, MA)

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