Sami Klemola


Sami Klemola (b. 1973) is a Helsinki-based composer and sound artist. His compositional output includes works for symphony orchestra, chamber music with and without electronics, opera, music for dance works, theater and circus, and several sound installations.

Klemola is the artistic director of the defunensemble, a contemporary music ensemble performing electroacoustic contemporary music. Klemola teaches composition and electroacoustic music at the Sibelius Academy of the University of the Arts in Helsinki. Inspired by Klemola’s kinetic and optical art, the 3-part series … On Escher, was nominated for the Teosto Prize in spring 2020