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Dada at the Movies is on tour!

Updated: Jun 4, 2021

One of Guy Livingston many exciting, inventive, and brilliant projects, Dada at the movies, is touring in Canada and in the United States this month.

Drawing on his incredible musical intelligence and theatrical humour, pianist Guy Livingston presents Dada at the Movies: an evening with the Parisian Dadaists, re-creating the music of George Antheil, Erik Satie, and Darius Milhaud together with the original films of Man Ray and Hans Richter in a new interdisciplinary performance. You can expect a delightful, entertaining, and even educational performance replete with eclectic accoutrements (like fake ice cream that you can buy with your fake money! Very dada.)

Based in Paris, Guy Livingston's expertise in modernism has made him the world's foremost interpreter of the music of the 1920's. He has performed all over the world, notably as soloist with the Chicago Symphony, the Orchestre Nationale de France. Mr. Livingston's recordings of 20th and 21st century repertoire include three volumes of works by Antheil on the Wergo and Nonesuch labels, as well as premieres of music by over 100 other composers.

To learn more about Guy Livingston and his projects, visit our website.

Read a recent article in the Wall Street Journal about Dada at the movies here.

Listen to a WWFM broadcast interview with Guy Livingston, by clicking here.

Watch the the film "Bombshell" about George Antheil and Hedy Lamarr on Netflix USA where Guy Livingston makes a cameo appearance as pianist and torpedo expert!


Guy Livingston on tour:

Oct 17, New York City: Baruch Performing Arts Center. DADA AT THE MOVIES 7:30pm. (25th street between 3rd and Lex) Tickets here.

Oct 23, Boston University Composers Forum Lecture. Boston, Massachusetts. (*Lecture) Oct 24, Halifax: The Music Room. DADA AT THE MOVIES 7pm.

Oct 25, The David Schroeder Lecture, Fountain School of Performing Arts, Dalhousie University, Halifax. (*Lecture on “Music and the Architecture of Silence”) Oct 30, Montréal: Salle Bourgie, Musée des Beaux-Arts. DADA AT THE MOVIES 7:30pm.

In conjunction with the Alexander Calder exhibition.

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