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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 Pianist15 hours ago
Backstage snap at last nights gala concert!

Not all, but MOST of the amazing people I’ve had the extreme privilege of working with these past few days at Sunshine Coast Chamber Music Festival 🥰.

A particularly big 👏 for artistic director Louise King for a thoughtful and charismatic curation of this amazing new festival ❤️

#squad #sunshinecoast #sccmf #chambermusic
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Alex Raineri Pianist2 days ago
Tomorrow morning at Sunshine Coast Chamber Music Festival!

This program is filled with DELIGHTFUL British/Australian music which I am delighted to be playing with Sonia Wilson, Courtenay Cleary, Raquel Bastos and Louise King.

https://sccmf.com.au/green-bushes/
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Alex Raineri Pianist4 days ago
A little slice of media for Sunshine Coast Chamber Music Festival with Courtenay Cleary. Thanks 7NEWS Sunshine Coast 😍
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Alex Raineri Pianist5 days ago
Sooooo excited to be heading to the inaugural Sunshine Coast Chamber Music Festival for several shows this week.

First up is a solo recital tomorrow night, a double-bill with Muses Trio.

I am playing many pieces which are extremely excellent, all depicting nature and birdsong 🌳 🦅 🎶

Hyde - Brownhill Creek in Spring
Rachmaninoff - Lilacs
Connor D'Netto - Glenro
Sondheim (arr. Brown) - Birds of Victorian England
Sondheim (arr. Sheik) - Johanna in Space
Takemitsu - Rain Tree Sketch II
Messiaen - L’alouette Lulu from Catalogue D’Oiseaux
Corrina Bonshek - Nature Spirit
Glinka (arr. Balakirev) - The Lark
Lennon (arr. Dobinson) - Blackbirds

https://sccmf.com.au/double-bill/
Alex Raineri Pianist
Alex Raineri Pianist1 week ago
Chapter 2 in our sonata cycle! 2pm today at 4MBS Classic FM for Camerata - Queensland's Chamber Orchestra 🎶

https://camerata.net.au/performances/in-recital-with-brendan-joyce/
Alex Raineri Pianist
Alex Raineri Pianist1 week ago
Tomorrow! (Friday, 6pm) at Holy Trinity Church, Fortitude Valley with Jonathan Henderson for Contra Concerts 🎶

Music by Beethoven, Paul Dean, and a premiere by Lisa Cheney - Composer 😍

https://www.contraconcerts.com.au/sonicbeethoven-bris

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15 hours ago
Backstage at last nights gala! Not all, but MOST of the amazing people I’ve had the privilege of working with at Sunshine Coast Chamber Music Festival 🥰.

A particularly big 👏 for Louise King for a thoughtful and charismatic curation of this amazing new festival ❤️ https://t.co/WtCSzfysnY
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2 days ago
Tomorrow morning at Sunshine Coast Chamber Music Festival!

This program is filled with DELIGHTFUL British/Australian music which I am delighted to be playing with Sonia Wilson, Courtenay Cleary, Raquel Bastos and Louise King.

https://t.co/8O3hlEcBCx
1 week ago
Chapter 2 in our sonata cycle! 2pm today at 4MBS Classic FM for Camerata - Queensland's Chamber Orchestra 🎶

https://t.co/jduxL1lLeu
2 weeks ago
Contra Concerts ‘Sonic Beethoven’ - Jonathan Henderson and I have some incredible music to share by LVB, Paul Dean, and Lisa Cheney 😍.

Join us Friday 6pm at Holy Trinity Church, Fortitude Valley. Sunday’s show in Toowoomba is #soldout 🤟

https://t.co/EC3ivH3svj
2 weeks ago
So looking forward to playing an epic recital with the spectacular Eva Kong 😍 for @OperaQueensland 🎶. Very limited tix remaining, at https://t.co/XXDJ1IbzC0

‘Death Becomes Her’ is a collection of Eva’s favourite death operatic death scenes 💀 https://t.co/h8dPVg8O6P
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4 weeks ago
Tomorrow Laura and I take to the Bris Music Fest DIGITAL stage.

With 16,516kms between us, we’re excited to be collaborating on a beautiful setlist made famous by extraordinary women, and one frog.

Tix 20AUD and y’all can tune in from anywhere. https://t.co/OwhF5AnWdV https://t.co/mNTPgF4CNZ
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