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Psalms Project Premiere in Naperville

Richard Dubugnon
Composer Richard Dubugnon

As one of the final four commissions in SDG's three-year Psalms Project pilot program, the world premiere of Swiss-French composer Richard Dubugnon’s Psalm 10 for a cappella choir will be premiered in Naperville, Illinois, by chamber choir Cor Cantiamo, conducted by Eric A. Johnson.


Cor Cantiamo Gives U.S. Premiere of Bryars' Psalm

Cor Cantiamo  

Chamber choir Cor Cantiamo, conducted by Eric A. Johnson, will perform the U.S. premiere of British composer Gavin Bryars’ Psalm 141, along with four additional SDG Psalms commissions, in a centuries-spanning concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 1, at St. Raphael Catholic Church in Naperville, Illinois.


SDG Celebrates its Twentieth Anniversary

U.S. Premiere of MacMillan  

May 2014 was a milestone month in the history of Soli Deo Gloria. On Sunday May 4 and Monday May 5, the city of New York became the arena for SDG’s 20th Anniversary Season Celebration, and what a celebration it was!


World and U.S. premieres of MacMillan St. Luke Passion

U.S. premiere of MacMillan St. Luke Passion at Duke University Chapel

James MacMillan's new St. Luke Passion was premiered in Amsterdam at The Royal Concertgebouw on March 15, 2014, and at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, on April 13, 2014.


St. Matthew Passion - "The Pinnacle"

Chicago Bach Project 2014 St. Matthew Passion  

Two-hundred and eighty-seven years to the date of the first performance of J. S. Bach's St. Matthew Passion in 1727, the Chicago Bach Project returned to the beginning of its cycle of Bach masterworks on Friday, April 11, 2014, to offer the "Great Passion" to a resoundingly appreciative audience at the Harris Theater in Millennium Park (Chicago) and to a world-wide audience via live streaming on