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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Stephen Layton Tracks

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Aleksandr Grechaninov
All Night Vigil (Op.59), no.6;
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All Night Vigil (Op.59), no.6;
Arvo Pärt
7 Magnificat antiphons for chorus no.4; O Schlussel Davids
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7 Magnificat antiphons for chorus no.4; O Schlussel Davids
Herbert Howells
I love all beauteous things
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I love all beauteous things
Morten Lauridsen
Nocturnes for choir and piano [2005], Sure on this shining night
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Nocturnes for choir and piano [2005], Sure on this shining night
Herbert Howells
Jubilate (Collegium Regale)
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Jubilate (Collegium Regale)
Herbert Howells
Behold, O God our defender
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Behold, O God our defender
Lukaszewski, The Choir Of Trinity College, Cambridge & Stephen Layton
Ave maria
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Ave maria
Trad., Ralph Vaughan Williams, Holst Singers & Stephen Layton
Loch Lomond
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Loch Lomond
Robert Schumann
John Anderson (Romances and Ballads III, Op.145)
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John Anderson (Romances and Ballads III, Op.145)
William Walton
Jubilate Deo for chorus and organ
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Jubilate Deo for chorus and organ
Maija Einfelde
Vakars (Evening)
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Vakars (Evening)
Anton Bruckner
Ave Maria
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Ave Maria
Benjamin Britten
Choral dances from Gloriana
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Choral dances from Gloriana
Francis Poulenc
4 Motets pour le temps de Noel
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4 Motets pour le temps de Noel
Trad. French, Reginald Jacques, The Choir Of Trinity College, Cambridge & Stephen Layton
Away in a Manger
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Away in a Manger
Peter Wishart
Alleluya, a new work is come on hand - Carol Op.17, No.3
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Alleluya, a new work is come on hand - Carol Op.17, No.3
Jonathan Rathbone
Oxen
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Oxen
Peter Warlock
3 Christmas pieces: [As dew in Aprylle; Bethlehem Down (When he is king we will give him the king's gifts); I saw a fair maiden]
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3 Christmas pieces: [As dew in Aprylle; Bethlehem Down (When he is king we will give him the king's gifts); I saw a fair maiden]
Herbert Howells
3 pieces for Christmas - Carol Anthem No.1 Here is the little door; Long, long ago; Carol anthem No.3 Sing Lullaby
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3 pieces for Christmas - Carol Anthem No.1 Here is the little door; Long, long ago; Carol anthem No.3 Sing Lullaby
Playlists featuring Stephen Layton
Essential Classics: Guest Choices
Essential Classics: Guest Choices
Radio 3 Breakfast: Music Box
Radio 3 Breakfast: Music Box
A Song for Guy
A Song for Guy
Clemency Burton-Hill
Clemency Burton-Hill


Past BBC Events

The Creation St David's Hall 2014-15
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St David's Hall, Cardiff
2015-05-08T16:04:00
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May
2015
The Creation St David's Hall 2014-15

The Creation St David's Hall 2014-15

19:30
St David's Hall, Cardiff
Prom 50: Britten, Colin Matthews & Mozart Proms 2011
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Royal Albert Hall
2011-08-21T16:04:00
21
Aug
2011

Prom 50: Britten, Colin Matthews & Mozart Proms 2011

19:00
Royal Albert Hall
Proms Chamber Music 03 Proms 2007
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Cadogan Hall
2007-07-30T16:04:00
30
Jul
2007

Proms Chamber Music 03 Proms 2007

13:00
Cadogan Hall
Prom 23 Proms 2004
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Royal Albert Hall
2004-08-01T16:04:00
1
Aug
2004

Prom 23 Proms 2004

21:00
Royal Albert Hall
Proms Chamber Music 08 Proms 2002
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Victoria & Albert Museum
2002-09-09T16:04:00
9
Sep
2002

Proms Chamber Music 08 Proms 2002

13:00
Victoria & Albert Museum

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