Lisa Streich

lisa-streich

Born in Norra Råda, Sweden in 1985 studied Composition and Organ in Berlin, Stockholm, Salzburg, Paris and Cologne with among others Johannes Schöllhorn, Adriana Hölszky, Mauro Lanza and Margareta Hürholz. Master classes with among others Chaya Czernowin, Steven Takasugi and Hanspeter Kyburz complete her musical education. Her works have been performed on stage in Sweden, Germany, Israel, Austria, France, Great Britain, USA and Canada and have been broadcast on Swedish, German, Norwegian, Canadian and Czech radio.

Her music has been played by among others Quatuor Diotima, Ensemble Recherche, Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, OENM, Ensemble Sonanza and Stockholms Kammarkör at among others Taschenopernfestival Salzburg, ICMC, Ultraschall, Ircam, Deutschlandfunk, Tzlil Meudcan, Swedish Radio, Acht Brücken, Cologne Cathedral and Schloss Solitude. She held a scholarship from Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes and Cité des Arts, Paris / Kungliga Musikaliska Akademin,Stockholm. In 2013 she was a beneficiary of the Anne-Sophie Mutter Fund / Norrköping Symphony Orchestra and recipient of the Busoni Förderpreis of the Academy of Arts, Berlin.

2014 she got a working scholarship from the Swedish Arts Grants Committee and she won the Bernd Alois Zimmermann Prize. In 2015 she was selected for the Edition Zeitgenössische Musik to have a portrait CD released on WERGO. She received a Roche Young Commission for a new orchestra piece for Lucerne Festival 2017, and she was awarded the Rome Prize by the German Arts Council to live in the Villa Massimo 2016/17. 2017/18 she has a composer residency with the ensemble recherche and she just received the Ernst von Siemens Composer Prize. Her piece SEGEL for Young Commissions was premiered at Lucerne Festival 2017 and was conducted by Gregor Mayrhofer.