Alex Baranowski is a 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 as well as the National Theatre, Royal Opera House, Donmar, RSC, Royal Court, Shakespeare’s Globe, Sheffield Crucible, Old Vic Tunnels and 59e59 in New York.
Recently these have included The Cripple of Inishmaan (Michael Grandage, staring Daniel Radcliffe), Frankenstein (Danny Boyle, as music associate with Underworld, nominated 2012 Olivier for Best Sound Design), Earthquakes in London (Rupert Goold), Hamlet (Nicholas Hytner), Macbeth (Jamie Lloyd, staring James McAvoy). Both Hamlet and Frankenstein were broadcast live to cinemas for NT Live.
He is presently working on The EL Train at Hoxton Hall with Ruth Wilson and Sam Yates opening in December, and a dance theatre adaptation of Kes with Jonathan Watkins for Sheffield Theatres opening next year.
Alex works from his own studio in London.
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