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: After the success of Scary Fairy, Iain will be composing another orchestral score to accompany a poem by Craig Charles. It will be performed on BBC Radio 2 as part of Friday Night is Music Night with the BBC Philharmonic in December 2016. Iain’s new arrangements of Ivor Gurney’s Five Elizabethan Songs for choir and piano were performed by the BBC Singers on 11th February, broadcast live on BBC Radio 3. Iain’s series of piano volumes Grade by Grade has been recently published by Boosey & Hawkes. He is currently making chamber orchestrations of Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius and Mendelssohn’s Lobegesang.
George Gershwin (arr. Iain Farrington) - I Got Rhythm