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The Seckerson Tapes: Conductor Stephen Layton | reviews, news & interviews

The Seckerson Tapes: Conductor Stephen Layton

The Seckerson Tapes: Conductor Stephen Layton

Choral master on his crusade to bring the music of the Baltic to London audiences

Conductor and choral scholar Stephen Layton: One of the lucky ones
Conductor and choral scholar Stephen Layton once said that he often wondered what happened to the little boy at his primary school who he thought sang better than he did. The discovering and nurturing of raw talent is an issue very close to his heart and he offers three heartfelt cheers for the work of TV's Gareth Malone in that regard. Stephen was one of the lucky ones - he won a series of scholarships which defined his future and took him from Winchester Cathedral via Eton to King's College Cambridge.

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