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.
Diamond clarity and authority
Sean Rafferty, BBC Radio 3
Huge intensity
Ivan Hewett, The Telegraph

Wigmore Recital Review

A fantastic review following Alexander’s recital at The Wigmore Hall on Monday 17th July: “Commanding and compelling…” Read the full review from
The Cross-Eyed Pianist: https://crosseyedpianist.com/2017/07/18/alexander-soares-wigmore-hall/
Notations & Sketches Album

Alexander will shortly be announcing details of how to support the release of his debut album, Notations & Sketches - including details of how to preorder. To stay in the loop, please sign up to his newsletter in the form above.
The Notations Project

Following Alexander’s debut CD recording, he will be working with YCAT Sounding Board to inspire the next generation of young composers. Inspired by Boulez’s Notations, Alexander will embark on an educational outreach programme to curate and workshop miniature compositions from young composers aged 13-18 around the country. Stay tuned for further details.
New Orleans International Piano Competition 2016

Alexander has been selected for the 2016 New Orleans International Piano Competition! Out of over 180 applications he has been selected as one of the 12 semifinalists. He will travel to the USA in July to perform a range of music from D’Anglebert to Boulez. It will be live streamed at
www.masno.org Please visit the website for further details.
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Brighton Festival Review

5-star review from the Brighton Festival! A recital sponsored by the Overseas League, and dedicated to the wonderful Roderick Lakin took place in May 2016, including Dutilleux’s Sonata in the composer’s centenary:
Royal Overseas League Gold Medal 2015

Alexander is thrilled to have won 1st prize and Gold Medal at the prestigious Royal Overseas League Competition at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, June 2015. He performed a programme of French repertoire by D’Anglebert, Boulez and Dutilleux
BBCSO / BBC Radio 3 Boulez at 90

As part of the BBCSO Barbican ‘Boulez at 90’ celebration, Alexander’s solo performance of Boulez’s Douze Notations was broadcast live alongside the BBCSO’s performance of the orchestral version. See the Soundcloud link below to listen to the performance. His performance received widespread acclaim in the press, receiving coverage from The Sunday Times, The Financial Times, and The Telegraph. Ivan Hewett (The Telegraph) wrote: “Alexander Soares gave the 12 Notations a nice jazzy flexibility and – at times – a huge intensity” Click
here to read the full article.
City Music Foundation

Alexander has been selected as a 2015 City Music Foundation artist. His project will be a debut solo album, produced by Andrew Keener, featuring the piano works of Boulez, Dutilleux and Messiaen.
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