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. Iain was featured as a composer at the Wallace and Gromit Prom in the 2012 BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, more here.
LATEST: Iain’s orchestral work A Shipshape Shindig was performed in July at the BBC Proms in Hull by the Royal Northern Sinfonia. It is being performed in three concerts this December by the Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine with the conductor Paul Daniel. Iain orchestrated the unperformed score by Anthony Burgess for the play version of A Clockwork Orange, performed and broadcast by the BBC Philharmonic in September. He is making a chamber version of his Scary Fairy: Hansel and Gretel with poem by Craig Charles, for performance in Chester on December 18th. He recently arranged Mahler’s 9th Symphony for chamber orchestra, the BBC Ten Pieces III for mixed ensembles, a new chamber orchestra version of Tristan and Isolde, and songs from The Gruffalo for the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Concerts include playing the piano in music by Mahler and Strauss with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
Lennnon/McCartney (arr. Farrington) - Strawberry Fields Forever