Regional Spotlight: Monroe Crossing and the Bethlehem Senior Choir

by Steve Staruch, Minnesota Public Radio
July 4, 2013

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Bethlehem Music Series is an annual series presented by the Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

To conclude the 31st season of the Bethlehem Music Series Monroe Crossing joined the Bethlehem Senior Choir led by David Mennicke for a performance of The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass by Carol Barnett.

Since its premiere several years ago this piece has received over 30 performances, including a performance at Carnegie Hall in New York City in 2013.

Monroe Crossing and the Bethlehem Senior Choir perform this tuneful and heartfelt work with great passion and bluegrass grit. It's a wonderful way to mark the July 4th afternoon.

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