Margot Forgan-Smith Chair
24 year old Australian pianist Alex Raineri described by Limelight Magazine as “a soloist of superb skill and musicality”, is a sought-after recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician. International performances include tours of California, South-East Asia, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Germany and Austria. Alex regularly broadcasts on ABC Classic FM and the MBS Networks and has performed concertos with the Queensland, Tasmanian, Darwin and West Australian Symphony Orchestras, Orchestra Victoria, Four Winds Festival, Bangalow Festival and the Queensland Pops Orchestra.
Alex has won a number of major competitions including the Kerikeri International Piano Competition, Australian National Piano Award, ANAM Concerto Competition, Michael Kieran Harvey Scholarship and others. Chamber partnerships include performances with Andreas Ottensamer, Sara Macliver, Natalie Clein, Greta Bradman, Kathryn Stott, Slava Grigoryan, Brett Dean, Opera Queensland and Expressions Dance Company. Alex is a fellow of the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) and is presently undertaking doctorate studies at Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University.
Born in Brisbane
Soloist since 2015
Photo: Aaron Tait Photography