19 April 1963 (age 54)
Recent winner of the 2009 British Composer Award, Graham works with artists as diverse as the Halle orchestra, New York City Ballet, Will Gregory, Wilson Sisters, Wayne McGregor, and Tokyo Symphony Orchestra. He is currently working on a Cello Concerto for Yo-Yo Ma for the 2011 Prom series. For more information visit: www.fitkin.com.
In his latest project the Fitkin Band, Graham has assembled a 9-piece band of virtuoso musicians and is touring the UK through 2010. This no-nonsense music, with punchy rhythms, tight grooves and phenomenal playing features saxes, trumpet, percussion, piano, harps, guitar and bass. Graham has recently been commissioned to write a chamber Opera by The Royal Opera House to be performed at the Linbury Theatre in 2012 which will feature the Fitkin Band plus vocalists.
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