(1983 - )
Alex Baranowski is a composer, arranger & alumni of Paul McCartney’s LIPA.
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).
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.
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 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 (directed by Michael Grandage, staring Daniel Radcliffe), Frankenstein (directed by Danny Boyle, as music associate with Underworld, nominated 2012 Olivier for Best Sound Design), Earthquakes in London (directed by Rupert Goold), Hamlet (directed by Nicholas Hytner, staring Rory Kinnear), Macbeth (directed by Jamie Lloyd, staring James McAvoy). Both Hamlet and Frankenstein were broadcast live to cinemas for NT Live.
Alex works from his own studio in London.