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 to 2004 he was Chief Conductor of the Netherlands Kammerkoor. From 2000 to 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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Past BBC Events

St David's Hall 2018-19: Handel: Messiah
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St David's Hall, Cardiff
2018-12-06T21:38:30
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6
Dec
2018
St David's Hall 2018-19: Handel: Messiah

St David's Hall 2018-19: Handel: Messiah

St David's Hall, Cardiff
St David's Hall 2014-15: The Creation
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e4jv4f
St David's Hall, Cardiff
2015-05-08T21:38:30
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8
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
2011-08-21T21:38:30
21
Aug
2011

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

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2007: Proms Chamber Music 03
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ezr8gw
Cadogan Hall
2007-07-30T21:38:30
30
Jul
2007

Proms 2007: Proms Chamber Music 03

Cadogan Hall
Proms 2004: Prom 23
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/eg8rzc
Royal Albert Hall
2004-08-01T21:38:30
1
Aug
2004

Proms 2004: Prom 23

Royal Albert Hall

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