Stephen Layton
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1966-12-23
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Stephen Layton

Stephen Layton Biography (Wikipedia)

Stephen Layton (born 23 December 1966) is an English conductor.

Layton was raised in Derby, where his father was a church organist. He was a chorister at Winchester Cathedral, and subsequently won scholarships to Eton College and then King's College, Cambridge as an organ scholar under Stephen Cleobury.

Whilst studying at Cambridge, Layton founded the mixed-voice choir Polyphony in 1986. He was appointed the musical director of the Holst Singers in 1993, replacing Hilary Davan Wetton, who had founded the group in 1978. Layton has served as assistant organist at Southwark Cathedral and musical director of Wokingham Choral Society. Beginning in 1997, he served as organist and subsequently director of music at the Temple Church. From 1999-2004 he was Chief Conductor of the Netherlands Kammerkoor. From 2000-2012 he was Chief Guest Conductor of the Danish National Vocal Ensemble. In 2006, he became Director of Music at Trinity College, Cambridge. In November 2009, the City of London Sinfonia announced the appointment of Layton as its second Artistic Director, effective with the 2010-2011 season, for an initial contract of 3 years. Layton is also to have the title of Principal Conductor.

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Veljo Tormis
Four Estonian Lullabies: Lulling
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Four Estonian Lullabies: Lulling
Veljo Tormis
Four Estonian Lullabies: Hushaby, lullaby!
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Four Estonian Lullabies: Hushaby, lullaby!
Leos Janacek
Otcenas (The Lord's Prayer)
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Otcenas (The Lord's Prayer)
Benjamin Britten
A Boy was Born, Op. 3
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A Boy was Born, Op. 3
Arvo Pärt
Seven Magnificat Antiphons: No.4 O Schlüssel Davids
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Seven Magnificat Antiphons: No.4 O Schlüssel Davids
Henryk Mikolaj Górecki
Totus tuus
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Totus tuus
Arvo Pärt
...which was the Son of...
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...which was the Son of...
Eric Whitacre
Sleep (Five Elizabethan Songs)
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Sleep (Five Elizabethan Songs)
Arvo Pärt
O Morgenstern (7 Magnificat Antiphons)
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O Morgenstern (7 Magnificat Antiphons)
Karl Jenkins
Healing Light from The Peacemakers
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Healing Light from The Peacemakers
Anton Bruckner
Virga Jesse floruit
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Virga Jesse floruit
Benjamin Britten
Five Flower Songs
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Five Flower Songs
Morten Lauridsen
Les Chansons des Roses: no.1 En une seule fleur & No.2
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Les Chansons des Roses: no.1 En une seule fleur & No.2
Gustav Holst
I sowed the seeds of love
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I sowed the seeds of love
Francis Poulenc
Gloria & Laudamus te from Gloria
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Gloria & Laudamus te from Gloria
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Over hill, over dale (Three Shakespeare Songs)
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Over hill, over dale (Three Shakespeare Songs)
Georgy Vasilevich Sviridov, James Bowman, Holst Singers & Stephen Layton
The Ikon (Songs of Troubled Times)
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The Ikon (Songs of Troubled Times)
Aleksandr Grechaninov
All Night Vigil (Op.59), no.6;
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All Night Vigil (Op.59), no.6;
Percy Grainger
Ye banks and braes of bonny doon
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Ye banks and braes of bonny doon
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Past BBC Events

St David's Hall 2014-15: The Creation
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St David's Hall, Cardiff
2015-05-08T20:10:42
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May
2015
St David's Hall 2014-15: The Creation

St David's Hall 2014-15: The Creation

19:30
St David's Hall, Cardiff
Proms 2011: Prom 50: Britten, Colin Matthews & Mozart
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Royal Albert Hall
2011-08-21T20:10:42
21
Aug
2011

Proms 2011: Prom 50: Britten, Colin Matthews & Mozart

19:00
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2007: Proms Chamber Music 03
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Cadogan Hall
2007-07-30T20:10:42
30
Jul
2007

Proms 2007: Proms Chamber Music 03

13:00
Cadogan Hall
Proms 2004: Prom 23
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Royal Albert Hall
2004-08-01T20:10:42
1
Aug
2004

Proms 2004: Prom 23

21:00
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2002: Proms Chamber Music 08
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Victoria & Albert Museum
2002-09-09T20:10:42
9
Sep
2002

Proms 2002: Proms Chamber Music 08

13:00
Victoria & Albert Museum

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