Larissa O’Grady is a Dublin-based freelance violinist dedicated to performing contemporary music and exploring adventurous interpretations of the standard repertoire.Larissa has premiered the works of composers such as Donnacha Dennehy, Ann Cleare, Nico Muhly and David Lang. She performs as a soloist and chamber musician in a multitude of settings and frequently performs with Ireland's orchestras in principal positions. Larissa’s repertoire includes new compositions by some of today's most innovative and exciting composers. Her interests include extended violin techniques, collaboration and innovation in music. Larissa has collaborated with musicians, dancers, poets and designers and has recently completed a postgraduate course in Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UCD.