In a unique pairing, the 60-voice, classically-oriented Third Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir joins a five-piece bluegrass band to present "The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass" this weekend. The composition is by American composer Carol Barnett, libretto by Marisha Chamberlain. Director of Music Peter DuBois will lead the Chancel Choir and bluegrass musicians on guitar, mandolin, fiddle, and bass. There will be additional sacred works on the program, including "The Souls of the Righteous" by Geraint Lewis.
The Third Presbyterian Chancel Choir performs Sunday, November 10, 7:30 p.m. at the Third Presbyterian Church, 4 Meigs St., freewill donation accepted, thirdpresbyterian.org, 271-6513.