Stephen Layton

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Stephen Layton and Handel’s Messiah go hand in hand in the festive season.   Last week, Stephen started his Messiah season with two performances in Belfast’s Waterfront Hall in Northern Ireland. 

As Artistic Director of this annual festival, it is my delight to introduce this year's programme.   At the end of a year of reflection and commemoration of the start of World War I, our annual Christmas Festival celebrates themes of rebirth and creation in music which gives us all, whatever our beliefs, faith in...

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.

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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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