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Greater Love (2018)

March 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Greater Love (2018)
The Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Thomas Tallis and Julian of Norwich
by Yotin Tiewtrakul

Chloë Spreadborough, Soprano Solo
Sebastian Hartmer, Baritone Solo
Jochim Trede, Organ
Benjamin Hopff, Piano

Anglican Choir directed by Yotin Tiewtrakul

On Sunday 18 March 2018 at 6pm the Choir of the Anglican Church of St Thomas Becket in Hamburg is performing the premiere of “Greater Love”, a new piece for choir, organ, piano and two soloists. The composition by Yotin Tiewtrakul, the choir master at the “Englische Kirche”, tells the story of Christ’s Passion with passages of John’s gospel but also through the eyes of the medieval English mystic Julian of Norwich. Two well-known anthems by Thomas Tallis (“A new commandment” and “If ye love me”) are also part of the piece. Not suffering in itself but love redeems the world – this is the experience “Greater Love” wants to share with the listeners.

Have a listen to what the choir master has to say about the hymn “Of the Father’s heart begotten” here. This hymn will be sung by the congregation as part of the performance.


March 18
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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St Thomas Becket
Zeughausmarkt 22
Hamburg, 20459 Germany
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