Alex Baranowski is a composer, arranger and alumni of Paul McCartney’s LIPA.
His collaboration with Mercury winning band The xx was recently performed by the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra along with the band, and broadcast live on Radio 1 and the BBC’s red button.
Feature films include the twice BAFTA nominated McCullin released by Artificial Eye in January 2013 directed by Jacqui Morris and produced by the British Film Company, Rankin Film and James Gay-Rees (Senna, Exit Through The Gift Shop).
He has also recently collaborated with multi Klassik winning violinist Daniel Hope for his album Spheres alongside composers Max Richter, Ludovico Einaudi and Gabriel Prokofiev for Deutsche Grammophon, which debuted at number three in the US Billboard Classical charts.
Alex’s work in theatre has included working with electro duo Underworld as music associate for Danny Boyle’s Frankenstein at the Royal National Theatre (nominated for best sound design at the 2012 Oliviers). Other productions include Hamlet, Earthquakes in London (also at the National) as well as productions in the West End and for the Royal Court, Donmar, RSC, Sheffield Crucible, Old Vic Tunnels, Royal Opera House and 59e59 in New York. Both Hamlet and Frankenstein were broadcast live to cinemas for NT Live.
Most recently he has composed music and sound for Macbeth directed by Jamie Lloyd, showing in the West End until April staring James McAvoy (nominated for two Olivier awards 2013) as well as music for Lurpak worldwide and Waitrose UK television commercials. He is presently working on The Cripple of Inishmaan opening at the Noel Coward directed by Michael Grandage staring Daniel Radcliffe, and Henry VI Parts 1, 2 and 3 at the Globe directed by Nick Bagnall.
Alex works from his own studio in London.
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