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Sunday, May 20, 2018
World Premiere

"When Did We See You?"

by Dominick DiOrio

St. James Cathedral
65 E. Huron St.
Chicago, IL 60611 


Sunday, July 8, 2018
World Premiere

The Passion of Yeshua

by Richard Danielpour

Oregon Bach Festival
Silva Concert Hall, Hult Center
1 Eugene CenterEugene, OR 97401


Latest news

Welcome to SDG news central. Here is where you can keep up-to-date on the latest happenings around the world with SDG-related concerts, commissions, and events. If you attend an SDG-related event or hear an SDG-related concert, we'd love to hear from you! Click here to send us a message.

"A Fervent St. John Passion Soars!"

Chicago Bach Project 2012 St John Passion  

Long after the last note faded, the last claps diminished, and the pews emptied, resonances of the glorious music made on April 4, 2012, continue. Soli Deo Gloria's second annual Chicago Bach Project presentation, Bach's dramatic St. John Passion, left an imprint on all who heard it. We've posted photos and audience comments so you can share in some of the impact of the evening.


John Nelson to Lead Furman University Students and Soloists


Furman University Singers, Chorales,
and Symphony Orchestra

From April 9-15, 2012, Soli Deo Gloria’s Artistic Director, John Nelson, is in residency at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. During the course of the week, Nelson will meet with music students, conduct master classes, and rehearse with the orchestral and choral forces of the university in preparation for a concluding concert on Sunday afternoon, April 15, at 3:00 p.m.


BBC Music Magazine Hails "Missa Solemnis" DVD as "Magnificent"


Soli Deo Gloria's release of Beethoven's Missa Solemnis DVD has received high praise from the distinguished BBC Music Magazine.  In the March 2012 issue, reviewer Michael Tanner declares it "the most impressive I have ever heard."


St. Matthew Passion Rebroadcast


Chicago Bach Project April 2011
St. Matthew Passion performance,

St. Vincent de Paul Church, Chicago
(Photo: Antony Caldaroni)

On Friday, March 2, 2012, 8:00 p.m. CST (9:00 p.m. EST; 2:00 a.m. March 3 GMT) the Chicago classical radio station, 98.7 WFMT, is re-broadcasting the 2011 Chicago Bach Project performance of the St. Matthew Passion.

This is a broadcast you won't want to miss. The original concert was the launch event for SDG's Chicago Bach Project in April 2011 and was aired live on WFMT. The concert received rave reviews from critics and audience alike, and was named "One of the Top 10 Performances of 2011" by Chicago Classical Review.


Daniel Kellogg Premiere with South Dakota Symphony


Daniel Kellogg

On February 25 and 26, 2012, the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Delta David Gier, will present the world premiere of Daniel Kellogg’s From Everlasting to Everlasting. Commissioned by Soli Deo Gloria, this new 17-minute work is a Psalm cycle for orchestra and mezzo-soprano and is the fifth SDG commission from Dr. Kellogg.