Alexander Papp


About Alex

Alexander Papp is a 21 year old composer who holds a scholarship to study composition at the Royal Academy of Music with Phillip Cashian and Rubens Askenar.
Previously studying composition with Gary Carpenter at the Academy, he studied with Brian Elias and Simon Speare at the Purcell School of Music and previously with Emma-Ruth Richards and Paul Whitmarsh. He was a composer with the NYO in 2019 and was an associate composer with the Britten Sinfonia Academy in 2016/17.
Alex was the 2019 Rushworth Composition Prize recipient at Liverpool Philharmonic.
His work has been performed at Wigmore Hall, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall with Ensemble 10/10, St James Church, Paddington, Kings Lynn Festival, St John’s Church, Waterloo, The Deal Festival, The New Auditorium, Glasgow, The Fitzwilliam Museum and West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge.
Summer courses he has attended include the Advanced Composition Course with Nico Muhly at Dartington Music Summer School and he was invited to observe the 4th International Young Composers Academy Ticino Musica with Oscar Bianchi and Francesca Verunelli.


May 22

ictus for solo Trumpet and electronics to be performed on the 26th May at the Royal Academy of Music performed by Will Thomas


Recent Performances

March 6th 2022 – Dukes Hall Royal Academy of Music
“Flashes of Light in a Hall of Mirrors” performed by Ernest Read Symphony Orchestra
“Eurythmia” Fanfare performed by ERSO as part of their 90th Birthday Galla.

October 6th 2021 – Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
“The Myth of Bertie & Bella” performed by Ensemble 10/10.

A list of recent works can be viewed below. Scores and recordings are available by arrangement.


I will shortly be uploading recording and scores of some recent pieces. Other pieces can be found on Soundcloud and You Tube



Delighted to have been selected to write for the London Chamber Orchestra as part of LCO New and work with Freya Waley-Cohen.


For more information or to arrange performances  and/or commissions please send me your email address.


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