Pianist, organist, composer, arranger
IAIN FARRINGTON has an exceptionally busy and diverse career as a pianist, organist, composer and arranger. He performed in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, more here.
LATEST: Iain composed a new work Gershwinicity for the BBC Proms 2018 season, performed at the Royal Albert Hall on 15th July. It is based on five Gershwin songs and was performed by five soloists and the BBC Concert Orchestra as part of a celebration of the BBC Young Musician of the Year. Iain also arranged excerpts from Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals for the same concert. Two of his song arrangements were performed by Sam Lee and the BBC Concert Orchestra at the Folk Prom on 3rd August. He is playing the piano in a Proms chamber concert on 27th August at Cadogan Hall. In September to November he will be performing A Mahler Piano Series at the 1901 Arts Club in London. It is an 11 concert series featuring a wide range of piano music, songs and symphonies. Iain has recently arranged pieces for BBC Philharmonic, City of London Sinfonia, Royal Northern Sinfonia and Ensemble 360. Concerts have included playing the piano in a chamber version of Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, and recitals with Sir Willard White, Sir John Tomlinson, Jacqueline Dankworth and Counterpoise.