by Mike Telin
The new music ensemble No Exit will launch their 2014-15 concert season next week by shining a spotlight on the works of area composers, including the debut of two world premiere pieces. The performances will take place on Saturday, November 22 at 8:00 pm in Spaces Gallery and on Monday, November 24 at 8:00 pm in Cleveland State University’s Drinko Auditorium.
No Exit artistic director Timothy Beyer says that, “While we have always been very passionate in our focus on Cleveland-area composers, this concert is unique in that with the exception of the Jacob Druckman piece, the entire program consists of living composers from our area. I think that we live in an age where ʻregionalismʼ, in regard to art music, is not such a meaningful term anymore. Itʼs become a much bigger world than that. However, there is still something quite singular and extraordinary about so much music coming out of our neck of the woods. We wanted to present a program that reflected this.” [Read more…]