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Broadcast live on Radio 3, Wednesday 17th June's performance is available to listen again on BBC iplayer for the next 30 days.  

Haydn: Symphony No.101 in D, 'The Clock'
JC Bach: Sinfonia Concertante
Mozart: Symphony No.4 in D, K19
Handel: Dettingen Te Deum

Polyphony Tenor Oliver Jones talks about recording American Polyphony, the latest album from Stephen Layton and Polyphony

Stephen Layton and Polyphony are proud to announce their latest album on Hyperion Records: American Polyphony, featuring highlights from the choral repertoire by twentieth-century American giants Samuel Barber, Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland and Randall Thompson.


Stephen Layton is Artist of the Week on BBC Radio 3 from 8-12 June.  Each morning at 11.00am Sarah Walker will feature his recordings as part of the 'Essential Classics' programme

A recording of the February 2015 performance in the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam is now available along with photos from the concert.  


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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)

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

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