Nadine Livingston studied at the Royal Northern College of Music where she gained a First Class BMus Honours and a Postgraduate Diploma, with Distinction under the tuition of Barbara Robotham. She is a Samling Artist, and was from 2009-2011 an Emerging Artist at Scottish Opera.
On the concert platform Nadine has sung Bach’s Christmas Oratorio in China with the Macao Orchestra, with the National Youth String Orchestra of Scotland as part of the Edinburgh Festival, Britten’s Les Illuminations with the Goldberg Ensemble, Schoenberg’s 2nd String Quartet with the Vertavo String Quartet, and Vaughan Williams’ Symphony No.3 and Neilson’s Symphony No.3 with the Hallé Orchestra and Sir Mark Elder (broadcast on BBC Radio 3). Nadine has also appeared with the RSNO as part of their New Year Viennese concerts and at the Ryder Cup Gala Concert.
As an Emerging Artist at Scottish Opera Nadine sang the title role in Janáček’s Katya Kabanova, Musetta La Bohème, Susanna Le nozze di Figaro and Gilda Rigoletto, as well as covering the role of Fiordiligi Cosi fan tutte. Nadine made her Royal Opera House debut as Woglinde in Wagner’s Ring Cycle, conducted by Antonio Pappano. She then returned a month later to sing the role of Second Innocent in Bertwhistle’s Minotaur and Lady in Waiting in Britten’s Gloriana, which was broadcast live into cinemas as well as being released on DVD. Nadine then went on to sing the role of Micaela in Bizet’s Carmen for Nevill Holt Opera, a role she then reprised for Scottish Opera.