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 has composed a new work Gershwinicity for the Proms 2018 season, to be performed at the Royal Albert Hall on July 15th. It is based on five Gershwin songs and will be performed by five soloists and the BBC Concert Orchestra as part of a celebration of the BBC Young Musician of the Year. Iain is also arranging excerpts from Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals for the same concert. He is playing the piano in a Proms chamber concert on 27th August at Cadogan Hall. Iain recently arranged all the music for the critically acclaimed production of Streetwise Opera’s Tell me the truth about Love. Iain is currently making chamber arrangements for Aurora Orchestra, City of London Sinfonia, Royal Northern Sinfonia and Ensemble 360. Future concerts include 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.
Gershwin (arr. Farrington) - I got rhythm