Alexander Papp


About Alex

Alexander Papp is a 22 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 2020 Rushworth Composition Prize recipient at Liverpool Philharmonic. He has recently written for London Chamber Orchestra (LCO New) performed in September 2022.
His work has been performed at Wigmore Hall, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall with Ensemble 10/10, St. John’s Smith Square, 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.


April  23

Thursday 27th April 7.00 pm
Concert Hall, Frankfurt Oder


Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester, Frankfurt Oder

February  23

Friday 24th Feb 6.30 pm
Purcell Room, Southbank Centre

Serene Interference
violin and electronics
Daniel Pioro, Violin

Recent Performances

September 22

Friday 23rd Sept 7.30pm

A New World
St John’s  Smith Square, London

My new commission ‘Reactance’ for London Chamber Orchestra as part of LCO New, performed on Friday 23rd Sept at St John’s Smith Square.

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 Gala.

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.


recorded at Royal Academy of Music

Gr00ve, Dias Ensemble with improv Sax by Tom Waters.





Pink Mist

Whitman Ensemble, Narrator Dominic Stokes




Delighted to be continuing my studies at the Royal Academy of Music from September 23.


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


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Bedford MK40 2BD

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07947 304860