Alex Ho is a Chinese-British composer based in London. One of the London Symphony Orchestra’s Soundhub composers, he has had his music performed/commissioned by the LSO, Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Opera House, National Opera Studio, Royal Academy of Dance, Ensemble Paramirabo, Juice Vocal Ensemble and Roderick Williams. Most recently, he has been commissioned for performances at SoundState Festival (Southbank Centre) and Sound Unbound (Barbican Centre), with further features at nonclassical and on BBC Late Junction.
He is the co-director of Tangram, a new music collective catalysing transnational imagination and celebrating the vitality of Chinese cultures. Alex studied Music at Oxford University and graduated with first-class honours in 2016 before completing a master’s in composition at Cambridge University in 2017 where he was awarded the Arthur Bliss Prize in Composition for his final portfolio that attained the highest mark across the university.
He is currently studying for a doctorate at the Royal College of Music with a full AHRC scholarship (LAHP Studentship supported by RCM). He is one of Sound and Music’s 2018 New Voices, and the winner of Sound and Music’s George Butterworth Award 2020.