Upcoming Events

September 2017
Premiere of Fabio Luisi's 
St. Bonaventure Mass
Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus and Chamber Ensemble

Sunday, September 17, 5:00 p.m.
World Premiere
St. Bonaventure University
St. Bonaventure, NY
Click here for more information.

Tuesday, September 19, 5:30 p.m.
New York Premiere 
The Cloisters of the
Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, NY
For ticket information,
visit The Cloisters website.
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Saturday, October 28, 2017
Fourth Annual SDG Fall Gala

The Cliff Dwellers
200 S Michigan Avenue, 22nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60604 

Featuring the World Premiere of SDG-Commissioned Trio for Flute, Cello, and Piano by Pulitzer-finalist Carter Pann. Click here for more information. 

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.

Chicago Bach Project 2015: St. John Passion

John Nelson with Nick Phan and Matthew Brooks

John Nelson conducting the Chicago Bach Project
(with soloists Nicholas Phan and Matthew Brook)

Grammy Award-winning conductor John Nelson returns Friday, March 20, 2015, to lead the fifth annual Chicago Bach Project in a performance of J. S. Bach’s powerful St. John Passion, featuring top-tier Chicago musicians in the Chicago Bach Choir (Donald Nally, chorus master) and Orchestra, with a world-class roster of soloists.


SDG Fall Gala in Chicago to Benefit Anita Nelson Fund

The Cliff Dwellers, Chicago
The Cliff Dwellers, Chicago

SDG's 20th Anniversary Celebration continues with a very special evening in Chicago. We invite you to join us for our Fall Gala to benefit The Anita Nelson Fund.


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!