Live webcast of St. Matthew Passion; John Nelson conducting in Paris

Nicholas Phan
Soli Deo Gloria

July 5, 2011
Free concert live from St. Denis Basilica
J. S. Bach
St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244

John Nelson, conductor
Werner Güra, Evangelist
Stephen Morscheck, Jesus
Lucy Crowe, soprano
Christine Rice, mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Phan, tenor
Matthew Brook, bass
Ensemble Orchestral de Paris
Maîtrise de Paris
Schola Cantorum of Oxford

Ready for a reprise of the St. Matthew Passion? As a Chicago Bach Project enthusiast, you'll want to tune in to a free SDG-sponsored video webcast of John Nelson conducting Bach's "Great Passion" live from the St. Denis Basilica on the outskirts of Paris. (You'll also have a chance to hear soloists Stephen Morscheck and Nicholas Phan again, along with Stephen Alltop playing continuo.)

The occasion is the closing concert of the month-long St. Denis Festival, an annual classical music event that brings in first-class musicians from around the world for a month of exceptional programs.
Soli Deo Gloria is partnering with Ideale Audience and to offer this state-of-the-art live webcast on Tuesday, July 5, 2011, 1:30 p.m. Central (8:30 p.m. in France).  Click here for the webcast (or simply go to (You'll need to register, but it's free.) The concert will also be available for online viewing for 60 days after the broadcast, free of charge.
For more information on the broadcast and the Basilica, and an interview with Maestro Nelson on his love of the St. Matthew, visit