Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.
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Layton guest conducts widely, with among others the Philadelphia Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Academy of Ancient Music, English National Opera, Britten Sinfonia and the English, Scottish, Irish and Australian chamber orchestras. Founder and Director of Polyphony, Layton is Chief Guest Conductor of the Danish Radio Choir and Music Director of Holst Singers, while also working with the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, the Latvian Radio Choir and the Polish Chamber Choir. He has been Director of Music at the Temple in London and Chief Conductor of the Netherlands Chamber Choir.
In 2006 he was made a Fellow and Director of Music of Trinity College, Cambridge. In 2010 he succeeded the late Richard Hickox as Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the City of London Sinfonia.