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. A new recording of Heatwave is now available on Stone Records. Iain’s orchestral work A Shipshape Shindig was performed on 22nd July at the BBC Proms in Hull by the Royal Northern Sinfonia. Forthcoming concerts include playing the organ in a BBC Prom on 20th August in the Royal Albert Hall with the BBC Singers. Iain is currently orchestrating the unperformed score by Anthony Burgess for his own play version of A Clockwork Orange, to be performed by the BBC Philharmonic. He is also arranging Mahler’s 9th Symphony for chamber orchestra, the BBC Ten Pieces III for mixed ensembles, a new chamber orchestra version of Tristan and Isolde, as well as forthcoming orchestrations of various works for the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Scottish Ensemble.
Lennnon/McCartney (arr. Farrington) - Strawberry Fields Forever