Stephen Layton

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English organist and conductor, born 1966 in Derby.
As a boy he was a chorister in the Choir of Winchester Cathedral. He founded the Polyphony choir in 1986, whilst organ scholar of King’s College Cambridge. He served as organist and subsequently director of music at Temple Church, London from 1997 to 2006. His former posts also include chief conductor of the Nederlands Kamerkoor, chief guest conductor of the Danish National Choir.
He is currently musical director of the Holst Singers (since 1993), director of music at Trinity College, Cambridge (since 2006) and artistic director / principal conductor of the City of London Sinfonia (since the 2010-2011 season).
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Stephen Layton - 'At Twilight', Choral Music album art Percy GraingerEdvard Grieg / Polyphony, David Wilson-Johnson, Paul Agnew (2), Stephen Layton Percy GraingerEdvard Grieg / Polyphony, David Wilson-Johnson, Paul Agnew (2), Stephen Layton - 'At Twilight', Choral Music (Album) Hyperion UK 1995 Sell This Version
CDA66947 Stephen Layton - Requiem album art John Rutter - Polyphony, Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Stephen Layton John Rutter - Polyphony, Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Stephen Layton - Requiem(CD) Hyperion CDA66947 US 1997 Sell This Version
CDA66960 Stephen Layton - Berliner Mass · Magnificat · Seven Magnificat Antiphons · De Profundis · The Beatitudes album art Arvo Pärt / Polyphony, Stephen Layton Arvo Pärt / Polyphony, Stephen Layton - Berliner Mass · Magnificat · Seven Magnificat Antiphons · De Profundis · The Beatitudes(CD, Album) Hyperion CDA66960 UK 1998 Sell This Version
Stephen Layton - Vespers album art Gretchaninov* - Holst Singers*, Stephen Layton Gretchaninov* - Holst Singers*, Stephen Layton - Vespers (Album) Hyperion UK 1999 Sell This Version
CDA67206 Stephen Layton - The Three Kings And Other Choral Music album art Peter Cornelius (2) / Polyphony, Stephen Layton Peter Cornelius (2) / Polyphony, Stephen Layton - The Three Kings And Other Choral Music(CD, Album) Hyperion CDA67206 UK 2000 Sell This Version
CDA67259 Stephen Layton - Gloria (And Other Sacred Music) album art John Rutter, Polyphony, City Of London Sinfonia, The Wallace Collection, Andrew Lumsden, Stephen Layton John Rutter, Polyphony, City Of London Sinfonia, The Wallace Collection, Andrew Lumsden, Stephen Layton - Gloria (And Other Sacred Music)(CD, Album) Hyperion CDA67259 US 2001 Sell This Version
CDA67330 Stephen Layton - Coronation Te Deum album art Sir William Walton, Polyphony, The Wallace Collection, Stephen Layton Sir William Walton, Polyphony, The Wallace Collection, Stephen Layton - Coronation Te Deum(CD, Album) Hyperion CDA67330 UK 2002 Sell This Version
Stephen Layton - Triodion album art Arvo Pärt - Polyphony, Stephen Layton Arvo Pärt - Polyphony, Stephen Layton - Triodion (Album) Hyperion UK 2003 Sell This Version
CDH55171 Stephen Layton - This Have I Done For My True Love - Partsongs By Gustav Holst album art Gustav Holst - The Holst Singers, Stephen Layton Gustav Holst - The Holst Singers, Stephen Layton - This Have I Done For My True Love - Partsongs By Gustav Holst(CD, Album, RE) Helios CDH55171 UK 2004 Sell This Version
CDA67475 Stephen Layton - Schuon Hymnen, The Second Coming, Exhortation And Kohima, Shûnya And Other Choral Works album art John Tavener / Polyphony, Stephen Layton John Tavener / Polyphony, Stephen Layton - Schuon Hymnen, The Second Coming, Exhortation And Kohima, Shûnya And Other Choral Works(CD, Album) Hyperion CDA67475 UK 2004 Sell This Version
Stephen Layton - Seven Last Words From The Cross album art MacMillan* / Polyphony, Britten Sinfonia, Stephen Layton MacMillan* / Polyphony, Britten Sinfonia, Stephen Layton - Seven Last Words From The Cross (Album) Hyperion US 2005 Sell This Version
Stephen Layton - Lux Aeterna album art Morten Lauridsen - Polyphony & Britten Sinfonia / Stephen Layton Morten Lauridsen - Polyphony & Britten Sinfonia / Stephen Layton - Lux Aeterna (Album) Hyperion UK 2005 Sell This Version
Stephen Layton - Cloudburst And Other Choral Works album art Eric Whitacre, Polyphony, Stephen Layton Eric Whitacre, Polyphony, Stephen Layton - Cloudburst And Other Choral Works (Album) Hyperion UK 2006 Sell This Version
Stephen Layton - Nocturnes album art Morten Lauridsen / Polyphony, Britten Sinfonia, Stephen Layton Morten Lauridsen / Polyphony, Britten Sinfonia, Stephen Layton - Nocturnes (Album) Hyperion UK 2007 Sell This Version
CDA67601 Stephen Layton - Tormis (Choral Music) album art Holst Singers*, Stephen Layton Holst Singers*, Stephen Layton - Tormis (Choral Music)(CD, Album) Hyperion CDA67601 UK 2008 Sell This Version
CDA67678 Stephen Layton - Dettingen Te Deum • Zadok The Priest • Organ Concerto No 14 album art Handel* / The Choir Of Trinity College, Cambridge*, Academy Of Ancient Music*, Richard Marlow, Stephen Layton Handel* / The Choir Of Trinity College, Cambridge*, Academy Of Ancient Music*, Richard Marlow, Stephen Layton - Dettingen Te Deum • Zadok The Priest • Organ Concerto No 14(CD, Album) Hyperion CDA67678 UK 2008 Sell This Version
CDA67800 Stephen Layton - Messiah album art George Frideric Handel* / Julia Doyle · Iestyn Davies · Allan Clayton · Andrew Foster-Williams / Polyphony / Britten Sinfonia, Stephen Layton George Frideric Handel* / Julia Doyle · Iestyn Davies · Allan Clayton · Andrew Foster-Williams / Polyphony / Britten Sinfonia, Stephen Layton - Messiah(2xCD) Hyperion CDA67800 UK 2009 Sell This Version
CDA67708 Stephen Layton - Not No Faceless Angel (Choral Music By Gabriel Jackson) album art Gabriel Jackson (2), Polyphony, Stephen Layton Gabriel Jackson (2), Polyphony, Stephen Layton - Not No Faceless Angel (Choral Music By Gabriel Jackson)(CD, Album) Hyperion CDA67708 UK 2009 Sell This Version
CDA67756 Stephen Layton - Ikon II album art Holst Singers*, Stephen Layton Holst Singers*, Stephen Layton - Ikon II(CD) Hyperion CDA67756 UK 2010 Sell This Version
CDH55433 Stephen Layton - Jungle Book album art Grainger* - Polyphony, Stephen Layton Grainger* - Polyphony, Stephen Layton - Jungle Book(CD, RE) Hyperion CDH55433 UK 2011 Sell This Version
CDA67832 Stephen Layton - Beyond All Mortal Dreams (American A Capella) album art The Choir Of Trinity College, Cambridge*, Stephen Layton The Choir Of Trinity College, Cambridge*, Stephen Layton - Beyond All Mortal Dreams (American A Capella)(CD, Album) Hyperion CDA67832 UK 2011 Sell This Version
CDA67914 Stephen Layton - Requiem album art Howells*, Choir Of Trinity College Cambridge*, Stephen Layton Howells*, Choir Of Trinity College Cambridge*, Stephen Layton - Requiem(CD, Album) Hyperion CDA67914 UK 2012 Sell This Version
6.220605 Stephen Layton - The Nightingale album art Michala Petri, Danish National Vocal Ensemble, Stephen Layton, Uģis Prauliņš Michala Petri, Danish National Vocal Ensemble, Stephen Layton, Uģis Prauliņš - The Nightingale(SACD, Hybrid, Multichannel) OUR Recordings 6.220605 Germany 2012 Sell This Version
CDA67901/2 Stephen Layton - St John Passion BWV245 album art Bach*, Polyphony, Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment, Stephen Layton, Ian Bostridge, Neal Davies, Carolyn Sampson, Iestyn Davies, Nicholas Mulroy, Roderick Williams (3) Bach*, Polyphony, Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment, Stephen Layton, Ian Bostridge, Neal Davies, Carolyn Sampson, Iestyn Davies, Nicholas Mulroy, Roderick Williams (3) - St John Passion BWV245(2xCD, Album) Hyperion CDA67901/2 UK 2013 Sell This Version
4793232 Stephen Layton - Motets album art Karl Jenkins, Polyphony, Stephen Layton Karl Jenkins, Polyphony, Stephen Layton - Motets(CD, Album) Deutsche Grammophon 4793232 Europe 2014 Sell This Version