Defunensemble will have two concerts at the Time of Music festival in year 2018. Time of Music’s and defunensemble’s co-commission work from Alexander Schubert has been moved to the festival programme of 2019. Commission from one of the most noted young composers and artists in Europe was scheduled to have its first performance at a concert in Viitasaari Theatre on Wednesday 4.7. Schubert will visit this year’s Time of Music festival, prepare the commission and give a lecture at the Electronics Lab course about his works and working methods. defunensemble will play his piece “Star Me Kitten” in their concert on Friday 6 July.
All-around legend M.A. Numminen presents a night of poetry and electroacoustic music together with defunensemble, soprano Sirkka Lamminen, baritone Riku Pelo and DJ This Charming Man. The concert full of rock and poetry will take place on Wed 14 March at 7pm in G Livelab, Helsinki.
Defunensemble will perform on Fri 3 November in Vigo (Spain) and on Sat 4 November in Ponteverda (Spain), as part of the 5th Vertixe Sonora Festival 2017. The concerts in Vertixe Sonora will feature works by composer Perttu Haapanen, Sami Klemola, Christian Winther Christensen and Hikari Kiyama among others. Defunensemble will continue its' own concert series at the WHS Teatteri Union, Helsinki, where the ensemble will have two performance on the 1st and 2nd of December. The programme for the December concerts will be released in details soon. See you in the concerts!
New chamber opera 'The Judge's Wife' composed by Riikka Talvitie and directed by Teemu Mäki will have its' first performance on Thu 16, Sat 18 and Sun 19 March 2017 at the Balder Hall. The Judge's Wife was originally written by Caryl Churchill for television in 1972. The performance will be held in English, with Finnish surtitles.
Defunensemble will be performing in a sold-out concert in WHS Teatteri Union (Sat 11 February) as part of the Musica nova Helsinki festival. Our upcoming concerts in Helsinki will also include performances in the Balderin Sali Hall on 16-19 March in the new chamber opera 'The Judge's Wife' composed by Riikka Talvitie.
Defunensemble started its own concert serie at the WHS Teatteri Union on Fri 21 October. Next concert will take us to Tartu where the ensemble will perform on Sun 23 October in Genialistide Klubi, as part of the 15th International Modern Music Festival AFEKT. Our upcoming concerts will also include performances on Fri 11 Nov. (WHS Teatteri Union, Helsinki), Fri 9 Dec. (Kanuti Gildi SAAL, Tallinn) and Sat 10 Dec. (WHS Teatteri Union, Helsinki). See you in the concerts!
Our upcoming concerts in Helsinki will include performances in WHS Teatteri Union on Fri 21 October and Sat 10 December. The whole autumn season 2016 will be released in its entirety in September. Stay tune.
The spring season 2016 take us to Wrocław, Poland to the Musica Polonica Nova festival for a concert on Sat 9 April. Our upcoming concerts in Finland will include performances at the Tampere Biennale, at the Cirko Festival and at the Klang Concert Series.
Defunensemble will be performing in Harpa in Reykjavik as part of the Nordic Chamber Ensemble Project.
Defunensemble will be performing at the Flow Festival on 15.8.2015, and the chamber opera Autuus (Bliss) will be performed at the Helsinki Festival on 16.-18.8.2015.
The spring season 2015 take us to Piteå, Sweden to the New Directions festival for a concert on 27 March. In Helsinki defunensemble will premiere Peter Ablinger's new work at the Klang Concert Series on 30 March and coach young Sibelius Academy NYKY Ensemble musicians for a concert on 17 April.
The defunensemble is notorious for shaking up the contemporary Finnish music scene. In this concert it plays works with electronics by composers of the youngest generation, sounding out some of the latest musical trends in the United States and Denmark.
Saturday 7.2.2015 10 pm at Dubrovnik (Eerikinkatu 11).