Productions

Wagner, His Contemporaries and Followers 
Words & Music - various texts with by music by Wagner, Liszt, Scriabin, Berg & Debussy
Peter Bassett (narrator) & Alex Raineri (pianist)
Presented at; Opera Queensland Studio Series (2020), Utzon Music Room, Sydney Opera House (2016) & Melbourne Recital Centre (2016) 

Il Trittico
A three opera cycle by Giacomo Puccini
Brisbane Symphony Orchestra, Maestro Richard Lewis
Directed by Peter Coleman-Wright OA & Cheryl Barker OA
Role: Repetiteur
Presented at the Cuskelly College of Music (2020)

bloodpaths (World Premiere)
25 newly commissioned Australian works with contemporary choreography
Katina Olsen (dancer/choreographer), Alex Raineri (pianist/curator), Ben Hughes (lighting designer)
Music by; Lachlan Skipworth, Kate Moore, Gerard Brophy, Lyle Chan, Elliott Gyger, Cat Hope, David Chisholm, Damien Rickeston, Connor D’Netto, Yitzhak Yedid, Paul Dean, Austin Buckett, Pedro Alvarez, Jasmin Leung, Jakob Bragg, Heidi Chan, Michael Bakrnćev, Lisa Cheney, Peter de Jager, Benjamin Marks, Alex Pozniak, John Rotar, Jodie Rottle, Elaine Seeto and Alex Raineri.
Two performance season presented at the Brisbane Music Festival (2019)

Enoch Arden
A melodrama by Richard Strauss, text by Alfred Tennyson
Matthew Connell (narrator), Alex Raineri (piano)
Presented at the Brisbane Music Festival (2019)

Stop, repair, prepare: variations on ‘Ode to joy’ for a prepared piano
Contemporary performance-art piece by Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla - customised piano whereby performers play their own arrangements of the finale from Beethoven’s 'Ninth Symphony' from inside the instrument, backwards and upside down.
Team of performers: Luca Ieracitano, Peter de Jager, Alex Raineri, Riley Irwin, Hank Xiang, Kartik Kunasegaran
Multiple performances presented at the Art Gallery of New South Wales as part of Kaldor Public Art Project’s 50thAnniversary exhibit (2019)

Chopin’s Piano
Words & Music - Readings from ‘Chopin’s Piano’ interspersed with the 24 Preludes, Op. 28
Paul Kildea (author/narrator) & Alex Raineri (pianist)
Presented at the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival (2019) and Ten Days on the Island (2019)

Maps and Journeys
Words and Music
Southern Cross Soloists, Lucas Burns (narrator), Chris Williams (didgeridoo)
Music by Debussy, Khacaturian, Rotar, Sculthorpe and Vivaldi
Presented at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre Concert Hall (2019) 

Tosca
An opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini
Opera Queensland, Queensland Symphony Orchestra, directed by Oliver von Dohnanyi
Directed by Patrick Nolan
Rachelle Durkin (Tosca), Angus Wood (Cavaradossi), Jose Carbo (Scarpia)
Role: Repetiteur
Presented in the QPAC Lyric Theatre (2019)

The Piano Mill
Experimental site-specific works for Stanthorpe’s ‘Piano Mill’
Clocked Out and guests
World Premieres of works by Steve Newcomb, Erik Griswold, Alastair Noble

Verdi’s Requiem
Opera Queensland, Queensland Conservatorium Orchestra, directed by Peter Luff
Directed by Patrick Nolan
Soloists: Natalie Aroyan, Milijana Nikolic, Rosario La Spina, Andrew Collis  
Role: Repetiteur
Presented at HOTA, as part of Bleach Festival (2019)

A Flowering Tree
An opera in two acts by John Adams
Opera Queensland, Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Maestro Natalie Murray Beale
Directed by Patrick Nolan
Eva Kong (Kumudha), Adrian Dwyer (Prince), Craig Colclough (Storyteller)
Role: Repetiteur
Presented in the QPAC Concert Hall (2019)

Carnival of the Chinese Animals (World Premiere)
Words and Music – new work in response to Saint-Saens’ Carnival of the Animals
Southern Cross Soloists, Jordan Schulte (actor), Li-Wei Qin (guest cello soloist), George Gao (guest erhu soloists) and Kristian Chong (guest piano soloist)
Music by Lyle Chan
Presented as part of ‘Lunar New Year: Memories from Childhood’ at the Queensland Performance Arts Centre Concert Hall and Melbourne Recital Centre (2019)

Odyssey: A Journey of Music and Dance Through Time
Contemporary dance and music
Southern Cross Soloists, Rebecca Hall (dancer), Riley Baldwin (dancer), Amalia Hall (violin), Susan Collins (violin), David Requiro (cello), Matthew Kneale (bassoon), Rebecca Lloyd-Jones (percussion), Tetsuya Lawson (trumpet) and festival young artists 
Music by Bernstein, Glass, Bach and Bartok
Presented at the Bangalow Music Festival (2018)

Reception: The Musical
Contemporary Musical Theatre – A celebration of administration
Bethany Simons (writer / singer) & Alex Raineri (pianist)
Regional Queensland tour in several venues (2017) 

Carnival of the Animals
Saint-Saens’ narrated masterpiece
Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Jason Klarwein (presenter), Anna Grinberg & Alex Raineri (piano soloists)
ABC Studio, Queensland, multiple educational performances (2017)

Rebels, Renegades and Rascals
Words and Music
Southern Cross Soloists, Helen Morse (narrator), Jane Rosenson (harp), Pil Kyun Paul Kim (violin), Ben Jacks (horn)
Music by Gesualdo, Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Debussy, Shostakovich and Bernstein
Presented at the Bangalow Music Festival (2017)

Mozart Airborne
Contemporary Dance, Opera + Piano Music
Australasian Dance Company, Opera Queensland soloists & Alex Raineri (piano soloist)
Co-Directed by Lindy Hume & Natalie Weir
Choreographed by Natalie Weir, Elise May, Lisa Wilson, Stephanie Lake, Kristina Chan & Richard Causer
11 performance season presented at the QPAC Cremorne Theatre (2017)

Angels and Demons
Words and Music
Southern Cross Soloists, Damien Beaumont (narrator), Alex Raineri (concerto soloist)
Music by Liszt, Smith, Rachmaninoff, Saint-Saens, Mozart, Marais and Tavener
Presented at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre Concert Hall (2017)

The Human Detained (World Premiere)
Contemporary Music & Dance
Kupka’s Piano & Makeshift Dance Collective
New music by Samantha Wolf, Steve Newcomb, Michael Matheison-Sandars and Brodie McAllister
Choreographed by Caitlin Comerford, Gabriel Comerford, Courtney Scheu and Gemma Dawkins
Presented by the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts (2016)

Words and Music (Australian Premiere)
Music by Morton Feldman, radio-play by Samuel Beckett
Kupka’s Piano, Helen Howard and Michael Futcher (actors)
Presented by the Queensland Music Festival and Judith Wright Centre of Contepmorary Arts (2016) 

Smoke Encrypted Whispers
The poetry of Samuel Wagan Watson set to music by various Australian composers
Samuel Wagan Watson (narrator), Arcadia Wind Quintet, Tabatha McFadyen (voice), Alex Raineri (piano)
Presented by the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival (2016)

Salon
Words and Music
Southern Cross Soloists, Damien Beaumont (narrator), Alex Raineri (soloist)
Music by Bach, Mozart, Glass, Debussy, Schumann, Gershwin
Presented by the Queensland Music Festival (2015)

Tristan XS
Chamber-arrangement of Wagner’s ‘Tristan und Isolde’
Hans-Georg Wimmer (Tristan), Julia Borchert (Isolde), John Woods + Alex Raineri (pianos)
Presented at The J Noosa (2014)

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