23-year-old pianist Alex Raineri is currently based in Brisbane and is an active recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician. He has toured in California, South-East Asia, England, New Zealand, Germany, Austria, and has a vast amount of recital and chamber music engagements in Australia including regular broadcasts on ABC Classic FM and the MBS Networks. He has performed concertos 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 won a number of major prizes including the Kerikeri International Piano Competition, Australian National Piano Award, and ANAM Concerto Competition. He is the pianist and co-artistic director of the contemporary music ensemble Kupka’s Piano and pianist with the Southern Cross Soloists. Other chamber partnerships have been with Andreas Ottensamer, Sara Macliver, ELISION Ensemble, Greta Bradman, eighth blackbird, Ensemble Offspring, Kathryn Stott, Slava Grigoryan, Brett Dean, Paul Dean, and others.
Alex is presently under the tutelage of Leah Horwitz OAM and Timothy Young and is undertaking a Doctor of Musical Arts program at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music. He is both a graduate and fellow of the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM).