Graham Fitkin and Nick Shipman in Concert to celebrate the 80th Birthday of Steve Reich including the Premiere of Switching, by Graham Fitkin commissioned by Queen Anne’s School and The Grey Coat Foundation.
Graham Fitkin is a British composer who works with dance, film and digital media as well as concert orchestral and chamber music. Graham has worked with some of today’s most influential performers including Powerplant, Yo-Yo Ma and the Smith Quartet. He has also directed educational projects including our own project, Switching, which will premiere at the event.
Nick Shipman is a leading Clarinettist who is becoming increasingly in demand and is building himself a reputation as a hugely exciting and engaging musician. He has appeared as a soloist with many orchestras and recent engagements have included a concert tour of Holland with the Camenae Collective and a performance in the Muziek in de Maartenskerk International Chamber Music Series.
Together, they will help to celebrate the 80th birthday of Steve Reich, one of America’s best loved composers. His music has been performed by some of the world’s leading orchestras and ensembles. He has one a number of important awards in his illustrious career and it is only right that we honour him by celebrating his birthday.
The event will begin at 7.30pm in the School Hall with tickets priced at £10 for adults and free for Queen Anne’s pupils. To book tickets, please click on the link below to complete our online booking form, or alternatively contact Claire Richards, Music Administrator.