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Barnett: A Bluegrass Mass, feat. Monroe Crossing at Carnegie Hall

Location: New York, USA
Voicing: Mixed

Manhattan Concert Productions presents Barnett’s The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass, featuring bluegrass quintet Monroe Crossing, with the Masterworks Festival Chorus, led by esteemed Guest Conductor Philip Brunelle at legendary Carnegie Hall.


Monroe Crossing

David Robinson – Banjo, Resophonic Guitar

Derek Johnson – Guitar

Lisa Fuglie – Fiddle, Mandolin

Mark Anderson – Bass

Matt Thompson – Mandolin, Fiddle

Click here to watch a view to learn more about Monroe Crossing.


Within the 12 movements of Carol Barnett’s The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass, she blends the classical mass, modern choral sophistication, touching poetry and traditional bluegrass instrumentation into an exhilarating musical experience. As reviewed by the Minneapolis Star Tribune during its World Premiere in 2007 – “The contrasts between the sophisticated classical choral sound and the jubilant bluegrass harmonies were effectively used to make the text come alive…the triumphant Gloria…was an exuberant success. Likewise, the Credo…became a powerful Gospel number. This mass was a compelling statement of faith that ended on a note of sublime grace and peace.”

Guest Conductor Philip Brunelle is Founder and Artistic Director of VocalEssence, comprised of the 130-voice VocalEssence Chorus and the 32-voice professional Ensemble Singers.

Don’t miss this unforgettable evening of music with esteemed Guest Conductor Philip Brunelle! Click here to learn more about this concert and to book your tickets.


Tickets: $20-$110

CarnegieCharge (212) 247-7800

Box office at 57th & 7th Ave.

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