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Artist Hyperion Records

Iain Farrington (piano)

Iain Farrington has an exceptionally busy and diverse career as a pianist, organist, composer and arranger. He studied at the Royal Academy of Music, London and at Cambridge University. He has also participated in masterclasses with MalcolmMartineau at the Britten-Pears School in Aldeburgh.

As a solo pianist, accompanist, chamber musician and organist, Iain has performed at all the major UK venues, including the Wigmore Hall, the Purcell Room, the Proms 2007, the Royal Opera House, the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, St David’s Hall, Cardiff, and Birmingham Symphony Hall. Abroad, he has given concerts in Japan, South Africa, Jordan, Malaysia, Hong Kong and all across Europe. He regularly works with many of the country’s leading musicians, including John Mark Ainsley, Lesley Garrett, Sir Simon Rattle, the London Sinfonietta and the BBC Singers. He regularly gives broadcasts on BBC Radio Three.

Iain was Organ Scholar at St John’s College, Cambridge University, and Organ Scholar at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle where he played for numerous Royal occasions. His solo performance in the Proms 2007 on the Royal Albert Hall organ was critically acclaimed, the Independent writing 'he’s an authentic star, and deserves to have a Prom all to himself.'

Iain is also a prolific composer and arranger; his solo piano arrangement of Elgar/Payne Symphony No 3 is published by Boosey and Hawkes, and his transcription of Elgar’s Five Piano Improvisations is published by Novello. As a composer, Iain’s works have been performed in the USA, Canada, New Zealand, Sweden, France and Germany.


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