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: In September to November Iain 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. More information here. Iain has composed a new work for the BBC Concert Orchestra, A Sea Shanty Shake-Up, which they will be performing on tour in China in November. He is composing a work for orchestra and narrator with a new poem by Craig Charles, Scary Fairy Saves Christmas. It will be performed by the BBC Philharmonic at The Lowry in Manchester this December. Iain composed a new work Gershwinicity for the BBC Proms 2018 season, performed at the Royal Albert Hall. Iain also arranged excerpts from Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals for the same concert. He also made new orchestral arrangements for the Folk Prom and the Tango Prom. He played the piano in a Proms chamber concert at Cadogan Hall. 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.