"A pianist with a flair for modernism"
—The New York Times

Biography

Based in Europe, pianist Guy Livingston has performed all over the world, notably as soloist with the Chicago Symphony, the Orchestre Nationale de France, and as a recitalist at the Centre Pompidou, Théâtre du Chatelet, the Library of Congress, The Knitting Factory, and Lincoln Center. His best-selling first recording (Don’t Panic) contained 60 one-minute premieres by composers from eighteen countries. Livingston’s boldness, stamina, and virtuosity at the piano have earned him major coverage in Sports Illustrated, The New York Times, Le Monde, Gramophone, Diapason, and on National Public Radio.
He has lectured at Princeton University, Harvard University, Peabody School of Music, the University of Leiden, and the European Space Agency. He has produced and directed radio features for Australian Broadcasting and Irish RTé Radio, and hosts a weekly podcast on ConcertZender radio. Livingston holds degrees with honors from Yale University, the New England Conservatory of Music, and the Royal Conservatory of the Netherlands.

 


photo by Marilyn Smith