Highly distinctive Finnish contemporary music group, defunensemble, gives premieres of the most essential electroacoustic repertoire both classic and current, while simultaneously actively commissioning new works incorporating the latest technologies. Tonight defunensemble will perform new works by composers Veli-Matti Puumala, Kemialliset Ystävät and Sami Klemola. The group formed in 2009 is known for its innovative concert programmes performed by some of the most active personalities in the Finnish contemporary music scene. This is international exploratory music, and tonight defunensemble will nail it.

Formed only as recently as in 2009, defunensemble has astonishingly fast established itself as one of the most important contemporary music groups in Finland. The ensemble’s vigorous mission is to systematically delve into the world of electroacoustic music. Defunensemble gives Finnish premieres of the most essential electroacoustic repertoire both classic and current, while simultaneously actively commissioning new works incorporating the latest technologies. With artistic director Sami Klemola the ensemble’s concert concepts have proven to be highly innovative, blending different sub-genres of the electroacoustic persuasion with an unprecedented street credibility—any dusty notions of classical music are soon forgotten. A serious professional undertaking, the musicians and sound designers of defunensemble are some of the most active personalities in the Finnish contemporary music scene. After conquering the major Finnish festivals, the ensemble is already gaining international pull, their concert calendar is filling rapidly.

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Evening program: Veli-Matti Puumala: New work (first performance), Kemialliset Ystävät / Jan Anderzén: New work (first performance), Sami Klemola: New work (first performance)