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Described by Limelight Magazine as “a soloist of superb virtuosic skill and musicality”, Australian classical pianist Alex Raineri (b. 1993) is internationally active as recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician. International performances include tours throughout California, South-East Asia, United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, Germany and Austria.

Alex has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3, Radio NZ, California Capital Public Radio, ABC Classic FM and all of the Australian MBS Networks. As a concerto soloist he has featured with the Queensland, Tasmanian, Darwin and West Australian Symphony Orchestras, Southern Cross Soloists, Orchestra Victoria, Four Winds Festival Orchestra, Bangalow Festival Orchestra and the Queensland Pops Orchestra.

Alex has been the recipient of a number of major awards including the Kerikeri International Piano Competition and Australian National Piano Award. Alex is the pianist with the Southern Cross Soloists and other notable chamber partnerships include; Andreas Ottensamer, eighth blackbird, ELISION, Sara Macliver, Natalie Clein, Greta Bradman, Li Wei Qin, Teddy Tahu Rhodes, Jack Liebeck, Kathryn Stott, Slava Grigoryan, Brett Dean and many others.

He is the artistic director of the annual Brisbane Music Festival and is a passionate exponent of contemporary music having given 129 world premieres and 89 Australian premiere performances to date. Discography includes; Transfiguration (2019), Inventions (2019), I’ll Walk Beside You – Teddy Tahu Rhodes & Southern Cross Soloists (2018 – ABC Classics) and braneworlds – Kupka’s Piano (2017).

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Alex Raineri Pianist1 hour ago
Thank you Stage Whispers 🥰
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Alex Raineri Pianist1 hour ago
Thank you Limelight and Stage Whispers for the lovely reviews of last weeks Musica Viva Australia concert with Sofia Troncoso and Patrick Nolan.

"A real treat to see a performance that’s so well-planned, and which feels as if the audience has been taken on a journey. Top-notch." https://limelightmagazine.com.au/reviews/patrick-nolan-sofia-troncoso-alex-raineri-musica-viva/

https://www.stagewhispers.com.au/reviews/musica-viva
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Alex Raineri Pianist11 hours ago
Footage of a really beautiful concert has just hit the internet, take a look 😍
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Alex Raineri Pianist3 days ago
Tonight and tomorrow. It’s going to be beautiful. Join Sarah, Shaun and I for ‘A Poet’s Love’, co-presented by Opera Queensland and Brisbane Music Festival 🎶.

Tickets at https://www.oq.com.au/whats-on/a-poets-love-sarah-crane-shaun-brown-alex-raineri/
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Alex Raineri Pianist7 days ago
On Wednesday evening I am THRILLED to be appearing on stage for Musica Viva Australia with two fabulous colleagues; Sofia Troncoso + Patrick Nolan. The program is ridiculously beautiful and I hope Brisbane friends can join us x #musicaviva #performance #classical

Tix at https://www.musicaviva.com.au/concert-season/2022/patrick-nolan-sofia-troncoso-alex-raineri/

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Tonight and tomorrow. It’s going to be beautiful. Join Sarah, Shaun and I for ‘A Poet’s Love’, co-presented by @OperaQueensland and Brisbane Music Festival 🎶. Tickets at https://t.co/SgQlK9p0pc
We hope you can join us digitally tomorrow x

Enjoy the teaser 🥰

https://t.co/rRcsDRrj81
Next up for Brisbane Music Festival! Both Sides Now premieres digitally on October 31st (this Sunday) and tix are only $20. Tune in from anywhere! 🌎

https://t.co/D3oWJbWePR https://t.co/ZiXco1Wpce
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This Sunday, Brisbane Music Festival does something very very bold. It’s going to be fun, sexy, confronting, hilarious, sassy, and oh so saucy. Join us from your sofas, it’s a digital event. Tix are only $20. It’s gonna be a wild ride 🔥.

Tix at https://t.co/eVjcxrLqX6 https://t.co/g8hucCcEji
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