Performances

The following is a list of notable performances and presentations of works (italicised). Stable links are included. Feel free to check out my SoundCloud and Vimeo pages for more information.

Marseille Labo Band recording session
Jean-Marc Montera & O’Brien
Marseille, FR (11/20)
Photo: P. Gondard


2018
Tony Buck & Marseille LABO Band, ReeVox-NH – Marseille, FR (22/12) • Ulrich Drechsler (b. clarinet) & Benjamin O’Brien (e. guitar), Vienna Summer Music Festival – Vienna, AT (16/06) • along the eaves, Festival Mixtur – Barcelona, ES (29/04)

Vienna Summer Music Festival
Ulrich Drechsler & O’Brien
Vienna, AT (06/18)

2017
The Loop, Universidade Estadual do Paraná, Brasil (22/07) • Benjamin O’Brien (e. guitar), Julien Bayle (electronics), Fa Cesario (electronics), Marseille, FR (03/05)

2016
The Loop, Workshop on Computer Music and Audio Technology – Taoyuan, TW (14/12) •Piano Roll, Diffrazioni Festival – Florence, IT (21/11) • along the eaves, Festival Ecos Urbanos – Mexico City, MX (09/11) • along the eaves, Malaysia Music Technology Festival – Kuala Lumpur, MY (22/10) • OSCines, Electroacoustic Music Festival – Rome, IT (24/10) • The Loop, Signal Festival – Prague, CZ (21/10) • Benjamin O’Brien, Chuck Johnson (e. guitars), Data – Marseille, FR (06/09) • OMI International Music Residency – Ghent, NY (11-28/08) • along the eaves, Sonic Environments – Brisbane, AU (/07) • along the eaves, Art & Science Days – Bourges, FR (01/06)

OMI International Music Residency
Silke Eberhard, Daniel Pencer, & O’Brien
Ghent, US (08/16)

2015
along the eaves, Muestra Internacional de Música Electroacústica – Mexico City, MX (09/12) •OSCines, EviMus Festival, Saarbrücken, DE (04/11) • along the eaves, Electroacoustic Music Festival – Rome, IT (05/10) • along the eaves, International Computer Music Conference – University of North Texas, Denton, US (01/10) • Benjamin O’Brien (e. guitar) & Joan Jordi Oliver Arcos (sax), Radical dB Festival – Zaragoza, ES (23-25/09) • OSCines, Brooklyn Acoustic Ecology Festival – Brooklyn, US (16/04)

Radical dB Festival 2015
Joan Jordi Oliver Arcos & O’Brien
Zaragoza, ES (09/15)

2014
BabyBirdBeat, Arts and Science Days – Bourges, FR (01/05) •OSCines, Sweet Thunder Festival of Electro-Acoustic Music, San Francisco, US (15/04) • OSCines, Slingshot Athens Music & Arts Festival, Athens, US (15/03) • Ph.D recital, University of Florida, Gainesville, US (17/03) • OSCines, SEAMUS National Conference – Wesleyan University, Middletown, US (28/03)

2013
OSCines, Workshop on Computer Music and Audio Technology, Taoyuan, TW (01/12) • Live coding concert with Glitch Lich, US Consulate – Shanghai, CN (12/12) • OSCines, Symposium on Acoustic Ecology – University of Kent, Kent, UK (01/11) • OSCines, International Computer Music Conference – Perth, AU (11/09) • OSCines, Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium – Toronto, CA (15/08) • Diptiq, International Symposium on Electronic Art – Sydney, AU (01/06) • Chad McKinney’s Shoggoth with Glitch Lich, New Interfaces for Musical Expression – Seoul, KR (28/05) • La Langue Maternelle, Densité, Glitch Lich live coding concert, International SuperCollider Symposium – University of Colorado, Boulder, US (20/05) • La Langue Maternelle, Festival Silence – Lecce, IT (10/05) • Diptiq, NoiseFloor Festival – Staffordshire, UK (01/05) • La Langue Maternelle, SEAMUS Conference – McNally Smith College of Music, St. Paul, US (18/04) • Densité, NYCEMF – NYC, US (02/04) • Chad McKinney’s Yig with Glitch Lich, live.code.festival – Karlsruhe, DE (19/04) • Live coding concert with Glitch Lich, Network Music Festival – Birmingham, UK (22/02) • Densité, SCI National Conference – The Ohio State University, Columbus, US (13/02) • Composer-in-residence with Glitch Lich – Texas A&M University, College Station, US (05/02) • Densité, Audiograft – Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK (01/02)

International SuperCollider Symposium
Cole Ingraham & O’Brien (Glitch Lich)
University of Colorado, Boulder, US (05/13)

2012
Densité, Workshop on Computer Music and Audio Technology – National Taiwan University, Taoyuan, TW (01/12) • Densité, Colloqui di Informatica Musicale – Udine, IT (23/11) • La Langue Maternelle, SCI National Conference – Lewis College, Columbus, US (12/10) • Densité, Chad McKinney’s Yig with Glitch Lich, International Computer Music Conference 2012 – Ljublijana, SI (14/09) • Glitch Lich, lecture and performance – TEDxSussex, Sussex, UK (27/04) • Diptiq, Linux Audio Conference – Stanford University, Palo Alto, US (24/04)

2007-2011
Diptiq, SEAMUS Conference – University of Miami, Miami, US (20/01/11) • all two clarinet, International Computer Music Conference – University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK (31/07/11) • all two clarinet, Electronic Music Studies Network Conference – NYC, US (18/06/11) • all two clarinet, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, ES (01/11/10) • Chuck Johnson, Danishta Rivero, & Benjamin O’Brien (electronics), Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, US (10/01/10) • Matt Marble & Benjamin O’Brien (electronics), Free-Form Mash Up, Princeton University, Princeton, US (15/11/09) • i.v., Signal Flow – Mills College, Oakland, US (15/03/09) • Mills Improvisation Ensemble performs works by Fred Frith, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, US (?/02/09) • Mills Improvisation Ensemble performs works by Anthony Braxton with Gino Robair, Mills College, Oakland, US (01/12/08) • Roscoe Mitchell‘s Nonaah for electric guitar quartet: Benjamin O’Brien, Karl Evangelista, Chad McKinney, Andrew Conklin (e. guitars), Mills College – Oakland, US (20/11/08) • Performance of Cornelius Cardew’s The Tiger’s Mind with Keith Rowe, Mills College, Oakland, US (01/11/08) • cila, FrammentAzioni – Cittá di Udine, Udine, IT (08/10/08) • cila, Recombinant Media Labs, San Francisco, US (01/12/07)

Luggage Store Gallery
Chunk Johnson, Danishta Rivero, & O’Brien
San Francisco, US (01/10)