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 is currently composing a full-length orchestral score for the BBC Philharmonic to accompany ‘Scary Fairy’, a new poem by Craig Charles. Iain’s recording of Arvo Part’s Trivium for organ is on the cover CD of this month’s BBC Music Magazine. His arrangements of songs by The Beatles and Ivor Gurney are on the new Insomnia album from Aurora Orchestra. Iain will be performing his chamber arrangement of Massenet’s Werther for English Touring Opera this Autumn, conducting from the piano. His new series of piano volumes Grade by Grade has just been published by Boosey & Hawkes. Iain’s setting for choir and organ of the canticles, the ‘Blues’ Service and his Christmas carol Sweet was the song have also been published by Boosey.