Stephen Layton
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1966-12-23
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Stephen Layton

Biography

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 ...

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

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Anton Bruckner
Ave Maria
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Ave Maria
Morten Lauridsen
Les Chansons des roses: Contre qui, Rose
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Les Chansons des roses: Contre qui, Rose
Benjamin Britten
Choral dances from Gloriana
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Choral dances from Gloriana
Aleksandr Grechaninov
All Night Vigil (Op.59), no.10;
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All Night Vigil (Op.59), no.10;
Morten Lauridsen
Lux aeterna for choir and orchestra: 3rd movement; O nata lux
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Lux aeterna for choir and orchestra: 3rd movement; O nata lux
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
John Byrt
All and some (Nowell sing ye)
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All and some (Nowell sing ye)
Peter Warlock
3 pieces by Peter Warlock: Lullaby my Jesus; A Cornish Christmas Carol; Benedicamus Domino
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3 pieces by Peter Warlock: Lullaby my Jesus; A Cornish Christmas Carol; Benedicamus Domino
Johann Sebastian Bach
Weihnachts-Oratorium (BWV.248), Pt.1, no.1; Jauchzet, frohlocket! [chorus]
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Weihnachts-Oratorium (BWV.248), Pt.1, no.1; Jauchzet, frohlocket! [chorus]
Morten Lauridsen
O Magnum Mysterium for chorus
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O Magnum Mysterium for chorus
Arvo Pärt
Berliner Messe for chorus and orchestra/organ; Gloria
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Berliner Messe for chorus and orchestra/organ; Gloria
Aaron Copland
Four Motets
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Four Motets
Gustav Holst
Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal (Songs from the Princess)
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Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal (Songs from the Princess)
Anton Bruckner
Ave Maria for chorus [a 7] [1861]
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Ave Maria for chorus [a 7] [1861]
John Rutter
Gloria for chorus, brass, organ and percussion, 1st mvt; Gloria in excelsis Deo
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Gloria for chorus, brass, organ and percussion, 1st mvt; Gloria in excelsis Deo
Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Cloud Capp'd Towers (3 Shakespeare Songs)
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The Cloud Capp'd Towers (3 Shakespeare Songs)
George Frideric Handel
O Praise The Lord with One Consent: Opening chorus
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O Praise The Lord with One Consent: Opening chorus
Karl Jenkins, Polyphony & Stephen Layton
Epilogue: The Canticle of Simeon (The Healer)
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Epilogue: The Canticle of Simeon (The Healer)
Eric Whitacre
Lux aurumque
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Lux aurumque
Eric Whitacre
Lux aurumque for chorus
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Lux aurumque for chorus
Gerald Finzi
White-flowering days for chorus (Op.37), no.8 in 'A Garland for the Queen', 1953
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White-flowering days for chorus (Op.37), no.8 in 'A Garland for the Queen', 1953
Samuel Barber
Agnus Dei
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Agnus Dei
Veljo Tormis
Autumn Landscapes - It Is Late Summer; Clouds Are Racing
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Autumn Landscapes - It Is Late Summer; Clouds Are Racing
Sir William Walton
Where does the uttered music go? - for SATB chorus
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Where does the uttered music go? - for SATB chorus
George Frideric Handel
Chandos Anthem - As pants the hart
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Chandos Anthem - As pants the hart
Arvo Pärt
7 Magnificat antiphons for chorus no.1; O Weisheit
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7 Magnificat antiphons for chorus no.1; O Weisheit
Arvo Pärt
The Beatitudes for chorus and organ
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The Beatitudes for chorus and organ
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Playlists featuring Stephen Layton
Essential Classics: Guest Choices
Essential Classics: Guest Choices
A Song for Guy
A Song for Guy
BBC Music's Ultimate Christmas Playlist
BBC Music's Ultimate Christmas Playlist


Past BBC Events

The Creation St David's Hall 2014-15
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St David's Hall, Cardiff
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May
The Creation St David's Hall 2014-15

The Creation St David's Hall 2014-15

8 May 2015
Prom 50: Britten, Colin Matthews & Mozart Proms 2011
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Royal Albert Hall
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Aug

Prom 50: Britten, Colin Matthews & Mozart Proms 2011

21 August 2011
Proms Chamber Music 03 Proms 2007
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Cadogan Hall
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Jul

Proms Chamber Music 03 Proms 2007

30 July 2007
Prom 23 Proms 2004
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Royal Albert Hall
2004-08-01T04:54:30
1
Aug

Prom 23 Proms 2004

1 August 2004
Proms Chamber Music 08 Proms 2002
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Victoria & Albert Museum
2002-09-09T04:54:30
9
Sep

Proms Chamber Music 08 Proms 2002

9 September 2002


Stephen Layton Biography

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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