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 medley of BBC TV children’s theme tunes was recorded for BBC Music Day in June, and is available to watch online. Iain’s orchestral work A Shipshape Shindig was performed in July at the BBC Proms in Hull by the Royal Northern Sinfonia. Iain has orchestrated the unperformed score by Anthony Burgess for the play version of A Clockwork Orange, to be performed by the BBC Philharmonic. He has also recently arranged Mahler’s 9th Symphony for chamber orchestra, the BBC Ten Pieces III for mixed ensembles, and a new chamber orchestra version of Tristan and Isolde. Forthcoming orchestrations include various works for the London Philharmonic Orchestra, City of London Sinfonia and the Scottish Ensemble. Concerts include playing the piano in concerts of music by Mahler and Strauss with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
Lennnon/McCartney (arr. Farrington) - Strawberry Fields Forever