Blog Press Releases

Soundstreams 2022/23: 40 years of Excellence in Canadian Music

World Premieres from Michael Greyeyes, Chan Ka Nin, Paul Frehner, Lieke van der Voort, SlowPitchSound plus appearances by Tōnu Kaljuste, Soundstreams’ Choir 21, NEXUS Percussion, Penderecki String Quartet, Elizabeth Shepherd,… Read More

Celebrating R. Murray Schafer Soundstreams’ 40th Anniversary Concert

May 11, 2022 // Toronto, ON – Lawrence Cherney, Founding Artistic Director, Soundstreams, has announced a concert to celebrate and commemorate the legacy of R. Murray Schafer, to be performed… Read More

Soundstreams returns to stage with ‘A Love Song to Toronto’

Soundstreams Returns to the Stage With  ‘A Love Song to Toronto’ April 5, 2022 // Toronto, ON – Lawrence Cherney, Founding Artistic Director, Soundstreams, today announced details about the company’s… Read More

Soundstreams Announces Beth Brown as New Executive Director

Soundstreams Announces New Additions to Team: Beth Brown is named New Executive Director; Coco Chen and Rebecca Cuddy elected to Board of Directors  Beth Brown. Photo by Dahlia Katz. October 25, 2021 (Toronto, ON) // Soundstreams… Read More

Soundstreams Announces World Premiere of Love Songs

October 18, 2021 // Toronto, ON – Lawrence Cherney, Founding Artistic Director, Soundstreams, today announced additional details about the company’s world premiere production of Love Songs, as part of the company’s 2021/22 season. The digital… Read More

Soundstreams Announces RBC Bridges Showcase

October 5, 2021 // Toronto, ON – Soundstreams was pleased today to announce the world premiere of the RBC Bridges Showcase, featuring six world premieres written by RBC Bridges emerging… Read More

Coco Chen & Rebecca Cuddy join the Soundstreams Board of Directors

September 29, 2021 – Soundstreams today announced the appointment of Coco Chen and Rebecca Cuddy as new members of the Soundstreams Board of Directors. Coco Chen began playing the violin… Read More

Soundstreams Announces Garden of Vanished Pleasures

September 1, 2021 // Toronto, ON – Lawrence Cherney, Founding Artistic Director, Soundstreams, today announced additional details about the company’s 2021/22 season premiere, Garden of Vanished Pleasures, produced as part of Soundstreams’ 2021 Digital… Read More

Soundstreams Announces 2021/22 Season – Renewal & Rebirth

WORLD PREMIERE WORK DEVISED BY MICHAEL GREYEYES, TIM ALBERY, LIEKE VAN DER VOORT, CHRISTOPHER MAYO & MORE  August 3, 2021 // Toronto, ON – Lawrence Cherney, Founding Artistic Director, Soundstreams, today… Read More

Soundstreams Announces the World Premiere of Quiet Time Curated by Robin Dann

July 13, 2021 // Toronto, ON – Soundstreams has announced details of the world broadcast premiere of Quiet Time, featuring new music from Canadian composers Robin Dann, Allison Cameron and Matthew Pencer. An audiovisual experience to be released on… Read More

Soundstreams Announces Emma Fowler as Interim Executive Director

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 (Toronto, ON): Soundstreams Board of Directors President Daniel Weinzweig has announced the appointment of Emma Fowler as the organization’s Interim Executive Director, as previous E.D. Menon Dwarka steps down to pursue new opportunities.   Emma joined Soundstreams in 2016 as Production and… Read More

Composer Spotlight: Bruce A. Russell, Part 3

We’re pleased to be featuring composer Bruce A. Russell this February as part of Black History Month.  Piece: Linea Nigra, for string octet (2015) Watch: On Vimeo. From the Composer: Linea… Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: Soundstreams Announces the World Premiere of Electric Messiah 2020

TO BE BROADCAST THIS DECEMBER Friday November 27, 2020 // Toronto, ON – Soundstreams has announced its original reimagining of Handel’s masterpiece Messiah in a special broadcast event airing for free on December 17, 2020 at 8 PM EST. This… Read More

ANNOUNCEMENT: Six composers chosen for the 2020 Bridges Workshop

By Felix Mills, Community Engagement Manager The results are in! RBC Bridges, Soundstreams’ workshop for early-career composers, is an annual workshop that brings together celebrated composer mentors, a professional resident… Read More

Get-to-Know Nicole Lizée

by Zoe Lin, Manager of Advancement and Patron Engagement Nicole Lizée, born in Gravelbourg, a small town in south-central Saskatchewan, is the mastermind behind The Lost Karaoke Tapes. A “brilliant… Read More

Soundstreams welcomes its new Executive Director

As we start a new decade, Soundstreams welcome our new Executive Director – Menon Dwarka. “My goal over the next few years will be to more clearly connect works like… Read More

LUDWIG VAN TORONTO: PREVIEW | Cree And Sami Culture Meet In Operatic Form In Soundstreams’ Two Odysseys

From the article: “We need to be able to talk about our experiences using our own voices and it doesn’t always have to be about our trauma, because we’re more… Read More

Music + Brews: Soundstreams partners with Collective Arts Brewing for 2019/20 season

by Tim Crouch, Director of Marketing and Patron Experience We at Soundstreams love the occasional good brew. As does our audience! That’s why we’re ‘hoppy’ to announce a partnership with… Read More

Soundstreams to Begin Search for New Executive Director

TORONTO –  September 30, 2019 – Daniel Weinzweig, president of the Soundstreams Board of Directors announced today that Executive Director Ben Dietschi will be leaving Soundstreams after seven years, the… Read More

PRESS RELEASE: SOUNDSTREAMS ANNOUNCES 35TH SEASON!

Monday April 10, 2017 // Toronto – Artistic Director Lawrence Cherney is delighted to announce Soundstreams’ 35th season. The main stage series features five sensational shows: Northern Encounters, with music… Read More

SOUNDSTREAMS APPOINTS BEN DIETSCHI EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Thursday, June 16, 2016 // Toronto – Soundstreams is pleased to announce the appointment of Ben Dietschi as Executive Director effective immediately. After diligently serving as Interim General Manager of… Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Soundstreams announces 2016/17 season

Sensory surprises abound in Soundstreams’ 2016/17 season, announced today by Artistic Director Lawrence Cherney. The company’s 34th season reaffirms Soundstreams’ position as one of Canada and the world’s leading contemporary… Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Soundstreams presents Electric Counterpoint at The Theatre Centre, March 19

Soundstreams presents the second and final concert in our 2015/16 Ear Candy series dedicated to big ideas in small venues. Electric Counterpoint at The Theatre Centre on March 19 plays… Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Soundstreams and Massey Hall announce ‘Steve Reich at 80’ artists

Soundstreams and Massey Hall today announced the artists from across North America who will take the stage with Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Steve Reich on April 14, 2016 at Massey Hall…. Read More