Lisa Streich – Performance Precarity

Wednesday 10 March 2021, 12-2pm [online via Minerva]

How is it possible to enter a different cosmos of time beside our very own time and life? What is that limbo that we can get thrown into in a concert – who is responsible for that? The music? The score ? The performer? The listener? Or does it only happen when all three of them find a common denominator? A simultaneous understanding, a harmony of sorts ? This space or time could be called limbo, hereafter, parallel world or the other side of homo sapiens. It is a moment where I can understand or feel the whole meaning of human existence – just for a split second. A moment that is free of singularity and full of plurality, parallelity, possibility.

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 ao Chaya Czernowin, Steven Takasugi, Beat Furrer and Daniel Roth complete her musical education. Her works have been performed in among other countries in Sweden, Germany, Israel, France, Austria, Great Britain, Japan, Canada and the US. Her music has been played by among others Deutsche Symphonieorchester Berlin, Quatuor Diotima, Ensemble Recherche, Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, OENM, Eric Ericson chamber choir and Sweden´s radio choir at among others MATA New York, Ultraschall Berlin, Tzlil Meudcan Tel Aviv, Ircam Paris, Vienna Modern and Cologne Cathedral. Prizes and scholarships include Cité des Arts Paris, orchestra prize by the Anne-Sophie Mutter Fund, Busoni Förderpreis of the Academy of Arts Berlin, Bernd Alois Zimmermann Prize, the Rome Prize Villa Massimo, Roche Young Commission by the Lucerne Festival and the Ernst von Siemens composers prize. She has a portrait CD at WERGO / Zeitgenössische Musik (2018) and KAIROS (2019). She lives on Gotland, Sweden.

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