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Alex Papp


About Alex

Alexander Papp is a 20 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.
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.
Upcoming performances include the project ‘Kaleidoscope’ for the Brandenburgisches Staatorchester, Franfurt (Oder) in 2022 and the ERSO for their 90th Birthday Concert at the Dukes Hall, Royal Academy of Music in March 2022.


April  22 – Chaos / Reconciliation
Commissioned by the Brandenburgishes Staatsorchester to be performed at the Kleist Forum, Frankfurt in April 2022 conducted by Howard Griffiths.

March 22 – Flashes of Light in a Hall of Mirrors
Commission for orchestra and tuba to be played at Dukes Hall, Royal Academy of Music in March 2022  by the Ernest Read Symphony Orchestra conducted by Chris Stark and featuring Grady Hassan.

Recent Performances

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


First rehearsal today 6th November with ERSO of Tuba Concerto for Grady Hassan!


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


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