Pianist, organist, composer and arranger
LATEST: Iain’s new work Beethoveniana was broadcast on the First Night of the BBC Proms 2020 in July. The piece is based on Beethoven’s nine Symphonies, and was recorded by all the five BBC orchestras and the BBC Singers in a ‘Grand Virtual Orchestra’.
Iain recently composed and recorded an opera for schools, with English Touring Opera, called Al-Haytham's Light. He arranged a set of Ivor Novello songs for Sir Bryn Terfel that were performed by him at the Barbican Centre with Britten Sinfonia. Iain performed at the BBC Proms 2020 in the Royal Albert Hall with Aurora Orchestra. Other recent performances and recordings have included with City of London Sinfonia, the Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, London Philharmonic Choir. A CD recording of Iain’s organ music Live Wire has recently been released on Priory Records. Iain composed a new organ work for the re-opening concert of the organ in St Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna, that was premiered in late 2020.
Most of Iain’s concerts in 2020/2021 have been cancelled or postponed for the foreseeable future owing to the coronavirus outbreak. Iain’s chamber orchestrations of symphonic works are currently receiving many performances around the world, as ensembles adapt to restrictions caused by the virus, including the USA, Japan, Australia, all across Europe and the UK.