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Stephen Layton: 10 facts about the great conductor
3. Forming Polyphony
Whilst studying at Cambridge, Layton founded the mixed-voice choir Polyphony in 1986. Since then they have performed and recorded regularly to great critical acclaim around the world. Recent reviews declare Polyphony ‘one of the best small choirs now before the public’ and ‘possibly the best small professional chorus in the world’.