Aleksander Szram specialises in performing music of the 20th and 21st Centuries and has released several albums of contemporary repertoire on the Prima Facie record label, including the Piano Concerto by Daryl Runswick, Inner Landscapes (Douglas Finch), A Land so Luminous (Kenneth Hesketh), and the album Aztec Dances with the recorder player Jill Kemp. He has recorded for Nimbus with the flautist Wissam Boustany, and given premieres of works by Frederic Rzewski, Dai Fujikura, Haris Kittos, Edward Gregson and David Bedford, among others.
As pianist in the ensemble Gemini, Aleksander has recorded three albums with Métier, including works by Jonathan Harvey, Sadie Harrison, Huw Watkins, Philip Grange, and the first recording of Mandala 3 by David Lumsdaine. As well as Gemini, Aleks works with Lontano and the Continuum Ensemble. He has performed in more than forty countries over six continents, and teaches piano, chamber music and academic studies at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, where he is a Senior Teaching Fellow.
Aleksander has appeared on BBC Radio3, Classic FM, Channel 4 and also on Colombian and Lebanese television. His chamber music partners include Wissam Boustany, Ian Clarke, Philip Fowke, Leonid Gorokhov, Stefan Hoskuldsson and Jill Kemp. Aleksander has also accompanied masterclasses given by Maxim Vengerov, James Galway and Elly Ameling and he is one of the few pianists who regularly accompanies from memory.