Stephen Layton

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Stephen Layton's most recent release Choral Works - Stanford (Hyperion Records) has entered the Specialist Classical Charts at No.1.  

To launch the International A Capella Choral Competition 2017, the combined forces of the Holst SIngers, members of The Gesualdo Six and Sansara took to the stage in St John's Smith Square to perform choral masterpieces by Arvo Pärt including his Passio.

Tune into BBC Radio 3 tomorrow to hear Stephen Layton conducting Bach's B Minor Mass live from Trinity College Chapel.  The Orchestra of the Age of Enlgihtenment joins Trinity College Choir as they they launch Trinity College's celebrations of the 700th anniversary of King's Hall.

“The Choir of Trinity College can do no wrong with Layton in command” writes Melanie Eskenazi (Music OMH) of their recent performance of Bach: Mass in B minor. 

“No one could ask for more incisive attack, more control of volume of greater understanding in terms of the shaping of phrases...

Leading Australian classical music and arts magazine Limelight has announced Stephen Layton's Howells: Collegium Regale & other choral works as its Recording of the Year 2016.  Recorded in Coventry Cathedral with Trinity College Choir, this is the second disc of...

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Stephen Layton

"...one 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)

"Stephen Layton's choir is - without doubt - the finest in the country."
Sir John Tavener

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