Louisville Chorus

Daniel Spurlock, Music Director

78th 2016-2017 Season

Mission / Reviews

Mission

To enrich the spirit of the community and the lives of its citizenry by offering a wide variety of musical performances in regionally diverse venues. Special attention is given to broadening the appeal of the choral arts form for new and existing audiences.

Patron Comments

A Moving and emotional experience . . .Creates a mood that emerses one solely in the sound . . . Versatility unmatched . . . Clear, great dynamics . . . Amazing rich, full sound . . . Perfection . . . Poignant . . . Beautiful presentations . . . Awesome . . . So moved . . . Will never miss again . . . Captivating . . .. Breathtaking . . . Wonderful . . . Truly outstanding!

Critiques

Under the skilled baton of Daniel Spurlock, they sang the most gorgeous pianissimos and the most chilling fortissimos! Evening of pure magic . . .  emotional, inspirational & fun . . . —theartslouisville.com Fetching choral elegance . . . Vigor and clearly delineated dynamics . . . sumptuous well-blended sound that easily filled the spacious sanctuary . . . balanced evenly from section to section and reflecting appreciation for whatever idiom came to the foreground . . . crystal clear articulation, exquisite balance, subtlety of timbre, and a detailed approach to dynamics . . . real attention to shifting styles . . . All selections emerged with considerable interpretive sympathy. . . . most distinctive reading of a core work (Mozart: Requiem) . . . same sensation as The Chorus sang Dvorak's Mass in D Major, Op. 86 . . . fresh, vigorous, and deeply affecting . . . responded with unflagging energy and tonal detail . . . Daniel Spurlock had prepared them well and it showed again and again. . . . He and his colleagues have every right to be proud. —Courier-Journal