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Alex Silverman has won acclaim and awards for his composition, arrangement, and direction of music. Though he is most often found in the theatre or in front of a choir, his output includes work for TV, Radio and Film. He is comfortable working in a broad range of styles- from Baroque Opera to contemporary Jazz, sometimes both at the same time. Alex’s approach to music-making is thoughtful and playful, and his distinctive voice has proved increasingly popular with performers, critics and audiences alike.

“Music Director Silverman is the man to watch”

The Independent

“A master of pastiche” 

The Times

“Silverman’s arrangements are the show’s greatest asset”

Evening Standard



I have written some music for a new film of Inua Ellam’s beautiful poem The Long Song Goodbye, made for 1418Now and released on Armistice Day.


A feminist James Bond, and some great vocal impressions:

I was thrilled to make this song with Jess Robinson for BBC Radio 4’s Now Show.


I worked with the Royal Ballet’s Will Tuckett to bring Bing, CBeebies’ favourite bunny, to the stage.  The tour continues til April 2019.

Look          Book

West End in Schools are touring five pantomimes with my music this winter, including our brand new Dick Whittington, featuring Xander Armstrong as the Voice of the Bells. They will play in more than 500 schools between November 18 and Feb 19.


I’m returning to Cambridge for my fourth stint as Composer for the Greek Play.  This incredible project, mounting Classical tragedy (and some Comedy!) in the original language, has an unbroken history stretching back to 1882.  Highlights from 2016 below:

Antigone    Lysistrata


Going on / Coming up