Stephen Layton

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The City of London Sinfonia have launched a new Friends Scheme.  

City of London Sinfonia are celebrating Shakespeare’s 450th anniversary with some of the most incredible music for film and theatre inspired by the plays.

The line up of soloists for Thursday's concert in Auckland, New Zealand have a shared history.

This August has so far seen Stephen Layton conduct three performances of Bach's Mass in B minor in Melbourne and Geelong.  Last week culminated in a performance on Saturday 9 August in the Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne.  The concert will be broadcast on ABC Classic fm at 20:00 on Monday 11 August (11:00 GMT).

This month's Choir and Organ features an interview with Stephen Layton where he discusses the forthcoming release of a disc Arvo Pärt's music.  Recorded with Polyphony on the Hyperion record label...

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Stephen Layton

" of the world's finest interpreters of choral music..."
Classic FM Magazine

“…the effect is nothing short of electrifying…”
Gramophone Magazine (2007)

"Layton’s performances inspire the soul as they break the heart with their intense beauty."
American Record Guide (2008)

"... no words of mine can possibly do justice to the performance I have just heard in St Andrew’s Cathedral by Stephen Layton and his world beating choir Polyphony..."
Alan Cooper (2010)

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