Welcome to the website of London-based pianist Alexander Soares. Please follow the links for more information on the artist, upcoming concerts or to view videos and audio samples.
Photo courtesy of ROSL Arts
Alexander is thrilled to have won 1st prize and Gold Medal at the prestigious Royal Overseas League Competition at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.
As part of the Boulez at 90 celebration with the BBCSO and Barbican, Alexander’s solo performance of Boulez’s Douze Notations was broadcast live alongside the BBCSO’s performance of the orchestral version. Click here to hear the performance on BBC Radio 3 iPlayer. He also featured in an ensemble performance of Dérive 1, conducted by David Corkhill with the Guildhall New Music Ensemble. Click here to listen.
Press review: Ivan Hewett of The Telegraph described Alexander’s Boulez performance: “Alexander Soares gave the 12 Notations a nice jazzy flexibility and – at times – a huge intensity” Click here to read the full article.
Alexander is thrilled to have won the Royal Overseas League Competition Keyboard section. He will be performing in the Grand Final on 1st June at the QEH, Southbank Centre.
He is also is delighted to have been awarded 4th place in Dudley Yamaha International Piano Competition 2014.
Alexander recently performed Messiaen's Des Canyons aux Étoiles with the Guildhall Sinfonia and Diego Masson. Visit the Media page to view videos.
He returned to the Barbican in October 2014 for a solo recital as part of the John Tavener Total Immersion Series in association with the BBC. He will also be performing in Boulez at 90 at LSO St. Luke’s on 21st March 2015.
Alexander was recently selected as one of the winners of Making Music's Award for Young Concert Artists. He will be performing across the U.K. next season. Visit the Concerts page for further details. Making Music member organisations can contact Alexander here, or email directly at firstname.lastname@example.org