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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


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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 Grand Statement

Daniel Kellogg

Daniel Kellogg

Big anniversaries call for expansive celebrations. And the 150th anniversary celebratory concert at Wheaton College (IL) is no exception. The gala event on November 20, 2010, is pulling out all the stops. The concert opens with a rousing, new Daniel Kellogg work commissioned by SDG and Wheaton College especially for this sesquicentennial. O Greening Branch, for chorus and symphonic band, was inspired by the poetry of Hildegard of Bingen.


Renaissance Man Bequeaths SDG

Bob Jones with Jean-Pierre Rampal

Bob Jones (left) with Jean-Pierre
Rampal in the mid-1900s.

Flight instructor. Flutist. Physician. Not your ordinary resume. But, then, Bob Jones is not your ordinary guy. And, to SDG, he is an extraordinary gift. You see, Bob has decided to bequeath a gift to Soli Deo Gloria.

The Chairman of SDG’s Board of Directors, Richard Gieser, interviewed Bob, and we’d like to share his inspiring story with you.


Thousands tune in for Missa Solemnis

Missa Solemnis in Lisbon - February 2010

Maestro Nelson conducts
Beethoven's Missa Solemnis

An audience of 2,000 gathered in Lisbon’s Gulbenkian Grand Auditorium for two performances of Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis last month. John Nelson led the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, the Gulbenkian Choir and soloists Tamara Wilson, Elizabeth DeShong, Nikolai Schukoff and Brindley Sherratt in a piece the conductor considers “one of the mountain peaks of the entire western classical tradition.” 3,400 people tuned in to the live video webcast on medici.tv, and an additional 50,000-70,000 viewers are expected over the next two months.


Bannister meets Pärt in Wales

VOG logo

A first-hand report from Peter Bannister, who attended the September 9, 2010, premiere of Arvo Pärt’s In Spe at Vale of Glamorgan Festival, which was made possible, in part, by contributions from Soli Deo Gloria. Peter was SDG’s representative at the Festival and gave a pre-concert lecture, “Arvo Pärt at 75,” at the BBC Hoddinott Hall, Wales Millenium Centre, Cardiff, Wales.


Project Uplift in Hungary


One of the exciting avenues of Soli Deo Gloria’s mission to promote sacred music takes shape in the work of Project Uplift. In these international projects, we usually seek to bring great works of sacred music to regions of the world where, for social, political, or economic reasons, they are seldom heard. This summer, however, Project Uplift goes to Hungary, where there is already an abundance of music and arts in this center of Eastern European culture.  We have a unique opportunity to support the work of Crescendo International at their Crescendo Summer Institute of the Arts, August 2-16, 2010, in Sárospatak, just outside of Budapest. This two-week Institute is an opportunity for aspiring young musicians to work with master musicians, but it is more than just a great music workshop and performance opportunity. Crescendo is a faith-based organization designed to encourage young musicians both musically and spiritually.