Lisa Streich, born in Norra Råda, Sweden in 1985 studied composition and organ in Berlin, Stockholm, Salzburg, Paris, and Cologne.
Her works have been performed on stage in Scandinavia, Germany, Israel, Austria, France, Switzerland, Great Britain, the US, and Canada and have been broadcast on Swedish, German, Norwegian, Canadian, and Czech radio. Her music has been performed by ensembles such as Quatuor Diotima, Ensemble Recherche, Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, and DSO Orchestra in venues that include Ircam, Deutschlandfunk, Tzlil Meudcan, Swedish Radio, and Cologne Cathedral.
She held a scholarship from Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes and Cité des Arts, Paris. In 2013 she was a beneficiary of the Anne-Sophie Mutter Fund and recipient of the Busoni Förderpreis of the Academy of Arts, Berlin. In 2014 she won the Bernd Alois Zimmermann Prize and in 2015 she was selected for the Edition Zeitgenössische Musik to have a portrait album released. 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 Villa Massimo during 2016/17. In 2017/18 she had a composer residency with the Ensemble Recherche. In 2017, she received the Siemens Composer’s prize.