Stephen Layton

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At the end of the month, Hyperion will release a new disc of Christmas music from Stephen Layton and The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge. Yulefest! is a collection of seasonal music both sacred and secular, featuring arrangements of old favourites and some exciting new works.

The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge are in the United States of America for a series of concerts of sacred and secular music.  

The first concert of the tour is in the Church of St Ignatius Loyola, New York City, and is part of the Sacred Music in Sacred Space series. 

Tallinn's Nargenfestival presents a fortnight of music of the esteemed Estonian composer Arvo Pärt in honour of his 80th Birthday.

Stephen Layton will be conducting chamber choir Voces Musicales in works from the albums 'Kanon Pokajanen' and 'Litany'.

American Polyphony with Stephen Layton has entered the USA's Classical Billboard Chart at No.6.

In the UK, it is No.2 in the Specialist Classical Chart and No.7 in the Classical Artist Albums Chart.

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"Darkness, even in winning, loses; and light, even in losing, wins. Such are the aspirations and metaphysics of The Veil of the Temple" writes the late Sir John Tavener.  This Saturday, this epic all night vigil will be performed in Nidaros Cathedral, Norway.  

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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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