Blog Behind the Scenes

The Poetry and Music of The Three Faces of Jerusalem

We have had a lot of great feedback about the concert last Sunday, and a lot of curiosity about the poetry and music presented, so we wanted to share some… Read More

New Year, New Face at Soundstreams

It’s a new year and Soundstreams is happy to welcome Ben Dietschi to the team as the new Metcalf Foundation Intern. Ben has worked with Soundstreams in a volunteer capacity… Read More

The Beauty of Bridges

Five and a Half Bridges, James Rolfe’s new composition, will premiere at The Three Faces of Jerusalem concert on Sunday January 27 at Koerner Hall. James worked with poet André… Read More

How to Tell your LOL from your ROFL: A Text Messaging Cheat Sheet

We commissioned Ana Sokolovic to write a new work for our upcoming Latvian Radio Choir concert. Ana created ASAP 4 SATB, a new choral work with text based on the… Read More

What does it take to Celebrate Soundstreams?

2 conductors 1 pianist 1 flutist 2 trumpeters 2 contrabassists 4 cellists 4 violists 4 percussionists 12 violinists 22 singers   24 hours of rehearsal over 5 days in 4… Read More

Schafer & Soundstreams: The Architecture of Big Ideas

R. Murray Schafer has a special place within Soundstreams. He shares, with our artistic director, Lawrence Cherney, a passion for the larger architectural possibilities of music, the ‘big ideas.’ Schafer’s… Read More

What is Sound Stories?

Within our new site we thought that we’d introduce a blog to showcase Soundstreams’ inner world. The posts on Sound Stories will not be written in one voice but will… Read More