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Choral Singing Meets Bluegrass In 'The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass'

Dolce Canto, Missoula's premier vocal ensemble, presents "The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass", in collaboration with Monroe Crossing. The performance "weaves together the traditions of the Catholic liturgy and classical choral singing with contemporary poetry and traditional bluegrass instrumentation."Peter Park, founding conductor and artistic director of Dolce Canto joins Cherie Newman to talk about the upcoming performances. Get your tickets now to see "The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass" at any of these upcoming performances:

Saturday, July 25, 7:00 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Coeur d'Alene

Sunday, July 26, 4:00 p.m.,St. Timothy's Summer Music Festival, St. Timothy's Memorial Chapel, Georgetown Lake

Tuesday, July 28, 7:00 p.m.  Snowbowl, Missoula

Chérie Newman is a former arts and humanities producer and on-air host for Montana Public Radio, and a freelance writer. She founded and previously hosted a weekly literary program, The Write Question, which continues to air on several public radio stations; it is also available online at and
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