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Mass in B Minor tickets

Chicago Bach 

Project 2015
Chicago Bach Choir and Orchestra

The Chicago Bach Project, hailed by the Chicago Tribune as one of “the highlights of the classical music season,” returns on MARCH 11, 2016, for its sixth annual presentation of Bach’s sacred choral-orchestral masterworks. The 2016 concert features Bach’s great Mass in B Minor, considered by many the greatest composition in Western classical music.

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Psalms Project CD

Psallite CD cover

The SDG Psalms Project has been happening around the world, in concert halls and houses of worship, for three years. The next phase is the early 2016 release of new CD entitled Psallite, which will include 5 of the 15 Psalms Project commissions. Recorded by Cor Cantiamo, conducted by Eric A. Johnson.

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SDG Commission to be Performed in Sarajevo

Sarajevo Philharmonic
Sarajevo Philharmonic

Soli Deo Gloria is pleased to be a sponsor of two Sarajevo Philharmonic performances of the SDG-commissioned piano concerto Lumen de Lumine by Jacob Bancks, directed by Chicago-based conductor Nyela Basney, with pianist Daniel Paul Horn, Professor of Piano and Chair of Keyboard Studies at Wheaton College Conservatory of Music.

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St. John Passion "soars to new heights"

St. John Passion score
Chicago Bach Project, St. John Passion 2015

Soli Deo Gloria, fittingly, presented the fifth installment of the Chicago Bach Project on March 20, 2015, the eve of Bach's 330th birthday. Hailed as an "Event, with a capital E" by the Chicago Sun Times, this year's performance featuredThe Passion according to St. John by Johann Sebastian Bach.

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Distinguished Panel to Discuss St. John Passion

St. John Passion score 

Why is Bach's St. John Passion so controversial?

Soli Deo Gloria is sponsoring a panel discussion addressing the issue of anti-Judaism in Bach's masterwork. The panel consists of two prominent theologians, two musicologists, and John Nelson, the conductor for the Chicago Bach Project presentation of the St. John Passion on March 20, 2015.

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