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 score for ‘Scary Fairy’ accompanying a poem by Craig Charles was broadcast on Friday October 30th on BBC Radio 2, as part of Friday Night is Music Night. Iain is currently touring the UK with his chamber arrangement of Massenet’s Werther for English Touring Opera, conducting from the piano. His new chamber arrangement of Rachmaninov’s 2nd Symphony has recently been premiered. His arrangements of songs by The Beatles and Ivor Gurney are on the new Insomnia album from Aurora Orchestra. Iain’s new series of piano volumes Grade by Grade has just been published by Boosey & Hawkes.
George Gershwin (arr. Iain Farrington) - I got rhythm