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Alex Baranowski

Composer | Arranger | Sound Designer

About Alex

Alex Baranowski is a composer based in London.

Recently he scored Ruth Wilson and Jude Law produced True Things (The Bureau / BBC Films), two series of hit BBC One comedy Staged staring David Tennant and Michael Sheen (managing to make multiple lists of “Best TV shows of 2020” on both sides of the Atlantic); BAFTA nominated The Windermere Children for Wall to Wall / Warner Brothers (with a soundtrack released by Sony Classics); and A Perfect Enemy directed by Spanish director Kiké Maíllo (based on the bestselling novel by Amélie Northomb).

He notably recently collaborated with Oscar winning Taika Waititi for The Letter, a two and a half minute film for Coca Cola Christmas.

He was previously nominated for a Tony Award for Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan on Broadway; won Music + Sound Awards including Best Feature Film for McCullin (also nominated for two BAFTA’s) and his ballet adaption of 1984 for Northern Ballet won the South Bank Award for dance after a sold out run at Sadler’s Wells. 

He has collaborated with directors including Taika Waititi, Danny Boyle, Wes Anderson, Sir Nicholas Hytner, Rupert Goold, Benedict Andrews, Michael Grandage, Jacqui Morris and Michael Samuels. 

Other recent film projects include A Christmas Carol staring Carey Mulligan and Andy Serkis and Nureyev, multi acclaimed feature documentary released in cinemas by Universal Pictures.

Alex has also collaborated with musicians including The xx (with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and live at the Hollywood Bowl), Jungle, Underworld, Peter Hook (Joy Division) and virtuoso violinists Daniel Hope and Angéle Dubeau.

He was recently nominated as Breakthrough Composer of the Year from the International Film Music Critics Association, and is presently completing his first album.

Alex Baranowski | Music Showreel

  1. A New Beginning [from THE WINDERMERE CHILDREN] Alex Baranowski 3:10
  2. Musica Universalis [from the Deutsche Grammophon album SPHERES] Alex Baranowski 2:36
  3. The Cookie Jar [from STAGED] Alex Baranowski 2:55
  4. Thoughts Of Home [from THE WINDERMERE CHILDREN] Alex Baranowski 1:12
  5. Immortal, Universal [from NUREYEV] Alex Baranowski 4:33
  6. Constellations [single released with Deutsche Grammophon] Alex Baranowski 3:10
  7. Elysian Fields [from A Streetcar Named Desire] Alex Baranowski 4:08
  8. Ochi Chernye [BBC World Cup Theme] Alex Baranowski 1:01
  9. Escape To The Woods [from THE WINDERMERE CHILDREN] Alex Baranowski 1:17
  10. England Is Very Green [from THE WINDERMERE CHILDREN] Alex Baranowski 1:11
  11. Margot [from NUREYEV] Alex Baranowski 3:23
  12. Politics [from NUREYEV] Alex Baranowski 2:25
  13. Opening, Darkroom [from McCULLIN] Alex Baranowski 3:14

Last Videos

“The Letter” directed by Taika Waititi

7 Portraits Of Solitude (Music from NUREYEV)

Staged – BBC ONE Teaser

Last News

“True Things” feature film for The Bureau & BBC Films

Very happy to have scored True Things for The Bureau and BBC Films directed by BAFTA nominated director Harry Wootliff (Only You). Staring Ruth Wilson...

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“The Windermere Children” nominated for a BAFTA

Very proud that after winning Best EuropeanTV Movie of the Year prize at Prix Europa earlier in 2020, the film also picked up...

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“Breakthrough Composer of the Year” nomination from the International Film Music Critics Association

Very honoured to be nominated as “Breakthrough Composer of the Year” from the International Film Music Critics Association alongside some incredible talents in...

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