Alex Baranowski is a Tony nominated composer, arranger & alumni of Paul McCartney’s LIPA.
His collaboration with Mercury winning band The xx was recently performed at the Hollywood Bowl by the LA Philharmonic Orchestra, and previously with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra for a live broadcast on Radio 1.
His work for film includes the twice BAFTA nominated McCullin released in cinemas by Artificial Eye 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 came in at number 1 in the UK Classical Charts and number 3 in the US Billboard Classical Charts.
Alex’s work in theatre has included productions in the West End and Broadway as well as at the National Theatre, Royal Opera House, Donmar, Young Vic, RSC, Royal Court, Shakespeare’s Globe, Sheffield Crucible, and Old Vic Tunnels.
Recently these have included The Cripple of Inishmaan in the West End and Broadway (Michael Grandage, staring Daniel Radcliffe), Macbeth in the West End (Jamie Lloyd, staring James McAvoy), and at the National Theatre, Frankenstein (Danny Boyle, as music associate with Underworld, nominated 2012 Olivier for Best Sound Design), Earthquakes in London (Rupert Goold) and Hamlet (Nicholas Hytner). Both Hamlet and Frankenstein were broadcast live to cinemas for NT Live.
Alex was nominated for a Tony Award for his work on The Cripple of Inishmaan which opened on Broadway in April 2014.
He is presently working on A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams opening at the Young Vic in July 2014, directed by Benedict Andrews and staring Gillian Anderson.
Alex works from his own studio in London.
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