Pianist, organist, composer, arranger
IAIN FARRINGTON has an exceptionally busy and diverse career as a pianist, organist, composer and arranger.
LATEST: Iain composed a song, an orchestral medley as well as numerous arrangements for the CBeebies Prom as part of this year’s BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, London. He also arranged two pieces by Soumik Datta for a Late Night Prom. He recently co-composed, orchestrated and conducted the score of Horrible Histories: The Movie. Iain composed and arranged the music for Peppa Pig: My First Concert, a sell-out series in London and a UK tour, and has recently arranged the new BBC Ten Pieces set for multi-ability performers. He recorded a CD of his organ music that will soon be released on Priory Records. This Autumn, Iain is performing three concerts at the 1901 Arts Club in London: a piano duet recital with John Reid that includes Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, an all-Gershwin concert with Peter Sparks (clarinet) and Kyle Horch (saxophone), and a solo recital of Iain’s own classical, jazz and pop arrangements. In 2018, Iain performed A Mahler Piano Series at the 1901 Arts Club in London, an eleven concert series featuring a wide range of piano music, songs and Mahler symphonies arranged for solo piano. More information here. He is currently arranging various pieces for Aurora Orchestra, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, and Royal Opera House Education.