Lisa Streich, born 1985 in Norra Råda Sweden, studied composition and organ in Berlin, Stockholm, Salzburg, Paris and Cologne with Johannes Schöllhorn, Adriana Hölszky, Mauro Lanza and Margareta Hürholz.
Master classes with Chaya Czernowin, Steven Takasugi and Beat Furrer, among others, round out her musical education.
Her music has been performed in Sweden, Germany, Israel, France, Austria, Great Britain, Japan, Canada and the USA. Performed by the Deutsches Symphonieorchester Berlin, Quatuor Diotima, Ensemble Recherche, Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, OENM, Eric Ericsson Chamber Choir and Sweden’s Radio Choir among others at the MATA Festival New York, Ultraschall Berlin, Tzlil Meudcan Tel Aviv, Ircam Paris, Wien Modern and in the Cologne Cathedral.
Prizes and scholarships include Cité des Arts Paris, Orchestra Prize of the Anne-Sophie Mutter Fonds, Busoni Förderpreis of the Akademie der Künste Berlin, Bernd Alois Zimmermann Scholarship, Rome Prize of the Villa Massimo, Roche Young Commission of the Lucerne Festival, and the Ernst von Siemens Composer Prize.
A portrait CD will be released April 2018 on the WERGO/Edition zeitgenössische Musik label.
Future performances and commissions include an orchestral work for the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra and Alan Gilbert, a violin concerto for the Munich Chamber Orchestra and Carolin Widmann. In addition, there is a new orchestral work for the Staatstheater Hannover, a string quartet for the Quatuor Diotima and a cantata for the Klangforum Heidelberg and the Heidelberger Musikfrühling. She is also composing a new work for the Ensemble Intercontemporain and the Collegium Novum Zurich, as well as a new work for orchestra for the Berlin Philharmonic.