Calendar (2016-2018)

 

2018, December 5

Toronto, Canada

Penelope, for soprano and piano

Maeve Palmer, soprano and the Canadian Art Song Project
Arts and Letters Club, Toronto

 

2018, December 2

Toronto, Canada

Host, Contemporary Showcase Festival concert and awards presentation

Association for Canadian New Music Projects, in partnership with the Royal Conservatory of Music

 

2018, December 1

New York City, USA

 

2018, November 29

Milton Keynes, UK

Last Acts, miniature for orchestra

Glyndebourne Tour; Ben Glassberg, cond.

 

2018, November 23

Toronto, Canada

Speaker, “Lives in Music: Research” panel presentation

Faculty of Music, University of Toronto

 

2018, November 15

Toronto,Canada

 

2018, November 9

Toronto, Canada

Two Dreams, for soprano and string quartet

“Schoenberg and Livingston”
Alexandra Smither, soprano; Ton Beau String Quartet

 

2018, November 3

San Antonio, Texas, USA

“‘salt strange and sweet’: Timbre and Tension in Written on Skin”

Conference paper. American Musicological Society Annual Meeting

 

2018, November 3

Hamilton, Canada

Parting, for soprano and piano

Julie Ludwig, soprano; Trevor Chartrand, piano
The Linden Project

 

2018, November 2

Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Garden, for vibraphone and harp

Colleen Bernstein, percussion; Celia van den Bogert, harp
McIntosh Theatre, University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, and Dance

 
 

2018, October 6

Guelph, Canada

Parting, for soprano and piano

Maghan McPhee, soprano; Carl Philippe Gionet, piano
"Women and the Sounds of War: Endings and New Beginnings"
Creative Women at the End of the First World War Conference (Oct 5-7, 2018)

 

2018, September 22

Montreal, Canada 

Singing Only Softly, chamber opera - excerpts

with the support of the Mécénat Musica Prix 3 Femmes
for female opera creators in Canada

presentation of work-in-progress by Musique 3 Femmes
Opera Canada and McGill University’s “Opera’s Changing Worlds” summit

 

2018, August 15

Concord, NH, USA

Penelope and Kalypso, for soprano and piano

Danielle Buonaiuto, sopranoJason Wirth, piano
Avaloch Farm Music Institute in conjunction with the United Church of Penacook  

 

2018, August 11

Hamilton, Canada

Listen to the Chorus, immersive video installation
at Photophobia 2018
hosted by Hamilton Artists Inc. and the Art Gallery of Hamilton
created for Nuit Blanche Toronto

Madeleine Co. and Nasim Asgari, spoken-word poet
score by Cecilia Livingston

 

2018, August 9

Saskatoon, Canada

Lullabies, for voice and marimba

Michelle Colton, percussionist
Prairie Music Residency Faculty Recital, University of Saskatchewan

 

2018, July 25

Toronto, Canada

Guest lecture, “The Composer's Imagination”, University of Toronto

 

2018, June 16

London, UK

Kalypso, for soprano and piano

Alexandra Rose Hospenthal, soprano; Katie Wong, piano
London House, Goodenough College

 

2018, June 8

Toronto, Canada

Guest lecture, “Composing For Voice: Building a Career“
Soundstreams Emerging Composer Workshop

 

2018, May 26

Kingston, Canada

"What a Feast!" from The Masque of the Red Death 
opera chorus/scene

Bicycle Opera Project with Cantabile Choirs of Kingston
Mark Sirett, conductor

 

2018, May 10, 11, 12

Toronto,Canada

The Attendant, from Four Scenes of Loss
opera scene; libretto by Morris Panych
Natalya Gennadi, soprano; Camille Rogers, mezzo-soprano
Topher Mokrzewski, piano

Tapestry Opera's Songbook VIII, part of New Opera 101
Michael Hidetoshi Mori, director

 

2018, April 21

Toronto, Canada

Canadian Music Centre 2018 Toronto Emerging Composer Award presentation

Soundstreams, "Freddy's Tune"
Gryphon Trio, with Dafnis Prieto (drums), Roberto Occhipinti (bass), Scott Good (trombone) and DJ SlowPitchSound - Honourable Mention, CMC 2018 TECA

 

2018, February 25

San Francisco, USA

Penelope, for soprano and piano

Marina Davis, soprano; Steven Bailey, piano
San Francisco Conservatory of Music

 

2018, February 20

London, UK

Give Me Your Hand, for soprano and piano

Alessia Naccarato, soprano; Krystal Tunnicliffe, piano
20|21 Concerts in collaboration with Borough New Music 

 

2018, February 20

Toronto, CANaDA

Troy, for vibraphone quartet

TorQ Percussion Quartet at the Tranzac

 

2018, February 13

Ottawa,Canada

Toronto Symphony Orchestra Canada Mosaic Project composer delegate
presentation to Minister of Canadian Heritage, Parliament Hill

 

2018, January 21

Toronto, Canada

“Canadian Opera 151- Where do we go from here?:
Imagining the future of Canadian opera”

Symposium, New Music Festival
University of Toronto

 

2018, January 20

Toronto,Canada

The Wild Goose, for tenor and piano
from a set of arrangements of Wade Hemsworth by Livingston
for the Canadian Art Song Project

Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Emily Rho, piano
Pocket Concerts

 

2017, December 14 and 15

Vancouver,Canada

Moon, for solo piano

"Music for the Winter Solstice" at Music on Main
Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano

 

2017, November 27

Toronto, Canada

Guest lecture, "The Composer's Imagination", University of Toronto

 

2017, October-November

Canada and USA, various

Two Dreams, arr. for soprano and piano

Alexandra Smither, soprano
Eckhardt-Gramatté Competition 2017-2018 winner's tour
with Trevor Chartrand, piano and with Pierre-André Doucet, piano

 

2017, October 27

Toronto, Canada

Two Dreams, for soprano and string quartet

Rachel Krehm, soprano; Ton Beau String Quartet

 

2017, October 22

Kingston, Canada

Leap of the Heart, fanfare for orchestra
commissioned through the Toronto Symphony Orchestra Canada Mosaic Project celebrating Canada's Sesquicentennial

Click here for more information about this "Sesquie" commission

"Canadian Seasons" (Masterworks Series)
Kingston Symphony
Evan Mitchell, conductor

 

2017, September 30

Nuit Blanche, Toronto, Canada

Listen to the Chorus, immersive video installation for Nuit Blanche Toronto

Madeleine Co. and Nasim Asgari, spoken-word poet
score by Cecilia Livingston
click here for more information on the Nuit Blanche site

 

2017, September 23

Toronto, Canada

Leap of the Heart, fanfare for orchestra
commissioned through the Toronto Symphony Orchestra Canada Mosaic Project celebrating Canada's Sesquicentennial

click here for more information about this "Sesquie" commission

"A Tribute to Glenn Gould"
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Peter Oundjian, conductor; Colm Feore, host

 

2017, 23 September

Toronto, Canada

KalypsoPenelope, and Parting, for soprano and piano

"Imperfect Art Song"
Lindsay Lalla, soprano; Tanya Paradowski, piano

 

2017, 9 September

Liverpool, UK

"'salt strange and sweet': Musical and Dramatic Tensions in Written On Skin.
Conference paper
54th Annual Conference of the Royal Musical Association

 

2017, 11 August

Toronto, Canada

The Dismantled Ship, for tenor and piano (text by Walt Whitman)

Jonathan Russell MacArthur, tenor; Cheryl Duvall, piano

 

2017, 14 July

King’s College London, UK

"Dazzled By The Stars: Beethoven, Kant, and the Confusions of the Sublime" Conference paper
Royal Musical Association Music and Philosophy Study Group Conference

 

2017, 22 June

TennesseE, USA

"All Aria: Minimalism and Postdramatic Opera"
Conference paper
Sixth International Conference on Music and Minimalism
at the 2017 Nief-Norf Summer Festival
Society for Minimalist Music

 

2017, 1 June

Edmonton International Choir FestivaL
Edmonton, Canada

Kiss Goodnight, for a cappella men’s chorus

Pro Coro Canada; Michael Zaugg, conductor

 

2017, 12 May

Toronto, Canada

Kalypso, for soprano and piano

Madison Angus, soprano; Helen Becqué, piano

 

2017, 8-9 April

Boston, USA

The Dismantled Ship, for tenor and piano

Alex Nishibun, tenor; Clare Longendyke, piano

 

2017, 23-24 February

Toronto, Canada

The Yellow Wallpaper, opera scene with librettist Nicolas Billon

Tapestry Opera's New Opera 101 Workshop and Song Book VII concerts
featuring mezzo Krisztina Szabo, tenor Keith Klassen, and pianist Steven Philcox

 
 

2016, 27 November

Edmonton, Canada

Kiss Goodnight and Dear Illusion, for a cappella men's chorus

Pro Coro Canada; Michael Zaugg, conductor

 

2016, 30 September, 2 October

American Opera Projects
Brooklyn, USA

Freud / Jung, chamber opera
created with librettist Duncan McFarlane

American Opera Projects

 

2016, 22 July

Toronto, Canada

SheI See You, Love Is, for solo voices and piano

Regent Park School of Music Songbook Creation Program
with the Canadian Music Centre

 

2016, 19 May

“What Next” FestivaL
Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra
HamILton, Canada

Two Dreams, for soprano and string quartet

with soprano Christina Haldane

 

2016, 14 April

Toronto, Canada

Flay, for soprano, piano, and percussion

Soundstreams' Emerging Composer Workshop 2016
with mentor-composer Steve Reich

 

2016, 12 March

Toronto, Canada

Penelope, for soprano and piano

"To The Moon And Back"
Meher Pavri, soprano; Paul Moody, piano

 

2016, February 12

Toronto, Canada

Strange Flesh, for soprano, violin, cello, and percussion

Stacie Dunlop, soprano
Thin Edge New Music Collective

with the support of an Ontario Arts Council Music Commissioning Grant
click here for a video intro to the piece