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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


A new term has begun after my first busy Christmas as Director of Music at All Saints’, Leamington Spa, which included the second performance of my piece Rorate Coeli.  Read about our Advent Carol Service on the excellent choralevensong.org website:


I’ve been working with Jess Robinson on songs for the latest series of BBC Radio 4’s Now Show - check out episodes 6 and 7 on BBC Sounds, and hear our feminist take on James Bond from last year below:


My collaboration with the fabulous Barefaced Greek team has gone live on YouTube.  We’ll be making more films together in 2020!


West End in Schools are again touring five pantomimes with my music, reaching more than 500 schools this winter.  PLUS we’ve been making a brand new show for the Spring!    Read about it here:


I spent the beginning of the academic year at Cambridge University on my 4th stint as Composer for the Greek Play. In a break with (looong) tradition, the score for Oedipus at Colonus used only voices,  enhanced with sound-magic by Xavier Velastin.



Autumn / Winter 2019