soloist Guy Livingston acquits himself with panache
—Tempo Magazine

One-Man Shows

One Minute More sixty composers, sixty pieces, sixty seconds each PLUS sixty short videos
Dada at the Movies avant-garde silent films of the 1920s, with live music
Piano and Politics “Keys of Change” – vanguard piano music with a political agenda
Don’t Panic the original sixty seconds show for solo piano and electronics

in development:
The Concert of Broken Relationships: Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet Piano Suite; songs by Laurie Anderson; and premières to be announced.
Erik Satie and Fashion Guy plays Sports et Divertissements, with live fashion from the 1910’s
John Cage in a Bathtub  (unpredictable music and anecdotes, details to be announced)
Paris 1920’s: The Lost Generation (music of Satie, Gershwin, Antheil, Poulenc, and Milhaud; Texts by Hemingway, Gertrude Stein, and Ezra Pound)

Piano and Film

One Minute More 60 films, 60 composers, 60 minutes
Dada at the Movies avant-garde silent films of the 1920s, with live music
Ballet Mécanique Solo 28 loudspeakers, 14 channels of sound, a newly digitized film, and amplified solo piano, in Guy Livingston’s own arrangement. Warning: requires an extensive technical setup and extra installation time.

Piano and Voice

Duo with Marcos Pujol, bass-baritone (1920’s Paris: Poulenc, Gershwin, Milhaud, Satie);
Tears at the Happy Hour a duo with Rayanne Dupuis, soprano (music of William Bolcom);
Duo with Sophie Dunèr, jazz singer (original songs and reworked jazz standards by Sophie Dunèr).


Guy Livingston has performed with major orchestras including the Chicago Symphony, the Dutch Radio Chamber Orchestra, the Philadelphia Virtuosi, the Orchestre de la Gironde, and the Orchestre Nationale de France.

Performance of the Poulenc Double Piano Concerto, with William C. Eddins and The Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Specializing in the music of the 1920’s, Mr. Livingston’s concerto repertoire includes Shostakovitch, Prokofiev, Milhaud, Poulenc, Gershwin; and recently-discovered works of George Antheil.