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amsterdam klik festival
animations by Juan de Graaf
from the One Minute More project
performed by Guy Livingston
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News and Updates
Sophie Dunèr and Guy Livingston at Studio Bababing, Belleville, Paris.
Five Reasons to Listen to Livingston:
Guy Livingston played 'Traficante de Bananas' with the comic talent of a Buster Keaton .
A great performance, visually and musically interesting.
— NRC Handelsblad
'A feast for the eye and for the ear!'
—Viertakt Radio Show Holland
'Antheil's Finest Keyboard Interpreter' —Signal to Noise Magazine
'soloist Guy Livingston acquits himself with panache' —Tempo Magazine
'a rousing performance' —New Music Box
"An exceptionally agile and charismatic performer" — LA Times
Why NOT to listen to Livingston:
"Guy Livingston hurls himself at the keyboard and spares no effort to make a case for an Antheil revival. No fault of his that the music is no more than a dinner plate shattered into period pieces." — Norman Lebrecht
playing cacti based on John Cage's "Child of Tree" (Paris, October 2012)
The recording and performance on this CD are both excellent, and Guy Livingston deserves praise for championing the works of a composer who is being forgotten today. — SEQUENZA 21
'dynamic performances and erudite scholarship' —NEW MUSIC BOX
'a masterful new recording' —Raymond Tuttle, Fanfare, December 2006
Want to see photos of the artist as a young man? Go backstage...
Cage Festival, Eglise St. Merri, Paris June 28, 2012; Berlin: "Antheil's mispent youth" October 27, 2011; Santa Cruz, California: Recital July 17; Fresno, California: Recital July 5 2011; Reims, France: Boeuf sur le Toit July 2nd; Dada at the Movies July 1st 2011; Fresno, California - Film Festival. One Minute More film screening: April 17-19, 2009 .....Paris: Atelier de la Main d'Or February 6, 2009 - Henry Cowell Program.......November Music November 16th. Verkadefabriek. Den Bosch. Premiere of "One Minute More", Kunsthuis 13, Velp. November 23rd. "One Minute More", Eindhoven, November 27. Muziekcentrum Frits Philips. "One Minute More", Strasbourg Museum of Modern Art: November 28 and 30: Dada at the Movies, Amsterdam, DVD release concert - December 9. Het Bethaniënklooster. "One Minute More", Utrecht. Theater Kikker. December 17 "One Minute More", Baseball and Music Exposition at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, in which the infamous New York Times article, and Annie Gosfield's score mourning the Brooklyn Dodgers both feature prominently - the opening of this show featured microbrewed beer and hotdogs. Livingston's CD "Don't Panic" is also part of the exhibit. .......60 second composition by Guy Livingston, as part of 60x60, at Galapagos in DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY. September 5th and 6th at 8:00 pm.
The Nothing Doing Band in Reims, with Guy Livingston
Guy Livingston features as a scholar and pianist in the movie documentary "Bad Boy Made Good." Covering the genesis and rebirth of Antheil's Ballet mécanique, the film is available at Amazon.com and Antheil.org. Watch a video trailer (3Mb) in quicktime.
Dada at the Movies: Interview with Guy Livingston, backstage in Amsterdam. (9Mb)
"An exceptionally agile and charismatic
"A fine rich piano sound; Livingston's playing
is highly accomplished" —
BBC Music Magazine
Aleph, Verge Ensembles
The Verge Ensemble, the adventurous new-music group in residence at the Corcoran Gallery, joined forces with the Paris-based Ensemble Aleph on Friday for a concert at the Embassy of France that demonstrated the value of trans-Atlantic cooperation in areas beyond mere trade and politics. Mingling their personnel, the two groups gave a nod to the past with a graceful reading of Ravel's Piano Trio in A Minor, but focused on edgier works written in the last decade or two.
— Stephen Brookes, Washington Post
This disc [Gabriela Imreh plays Piano Transcriptions] also has the benefit of including witty and personable liner notes by fellow pianist Guy Livingston, a cut above the usual dry recitation of facts known and oft repeated about the literature in the program.
— Dave Lewis, All Music Guide