Stephen Layton

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Polyphony’s latest disc 'Motets' by Karl Jenkins is due to be released by Deutsche Grammophon on May 5th. 

Stephen Layton has just returned from a trip to Denmark where he gave two concerts in Festsalen Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek with the Danish Radio Vocal Ensemble and Michala Petri (recorder).  The performances of Uģis Prauliņš' “The Nightingale” featured Danish actress Ghita Nørby...

As we enter Lent, here is a video with extracts from a concert performance of Paweł Łukaszewski’s ‘Via Crucis’.

A new CD of the choral music of Ēriks Ešenvalds with The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge on the Hyperion Records label is currently in production. 

Watch videos, view session photos and read more about Stephen Layton's creative collaboration with Ēriks Ešenvalds here.  

Stephen Layton's professional choir - Polyphony - is now on Twitter (@Polyphony_UK).

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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)

"... 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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