Larissa Kofman is an Israeli composer and music teacher. Larissa was born in 1974 in Kazan, USSR, and immigrated to Israel in 1995. There, she graduated the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance with a M.Mus degree in composition. Larissa also holds an M.A.Mus degree in Musicology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Larissa writes music in different genres for theatre, cinema and various instrumental ensembles. She works in collaboration with artists from Israel, Germany, Russia, and the Czech Republic. In 2019, Larissa had won an international Composers Competition in the Czech Republic.
Her list of works is distinguished by wide range of styles including:
"Children of Terezin" – a poem for chamber orchestra
"Steps and Dances" – a string quartet
"Purim Spiel Forever" – a rock-opera
Three Madrigals for soprano, oboe, bassoon, violin, cello, percussion, and piano
"Four Windows" (Scenes seen through strangers’ windows) - an octet