Upcoming Performances

Thu, Aug 18th: Daniel Phillips, Ani Kavafian, Benny Kim, Jeffrey Swann, Toby Appel, Ayane Kozasa, Eric Kim and June Han

Taos Community Center, Taos, NM

"Romance and the Plague"

  • Dvořák 4 Romantic Pieces, Op. 75
  • Caplet Conte Fantastique
  • Dvořák Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 81 

Thu, Aug 18th: Tara Helen O’Connor, Adam Barnett-Hart, Maureen Nelson, Brendan Speltz, Tiani Butts, Masumi Per Rostad, Edward Arron, Nicholas Canellakis, Brook Speltz and Michael Brown

Robert Mondavi Winery, 7801 St. Helena Highway, Oakville, CA

  • Valerie Coleman Maombi Asante for Flute, Violin and Cello
  • Maureen Nelson Renaissance Suite — from Spain to France to Peru
  • Louise Farrenc Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano
  • Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel Piano Trio Op. 11

Sat, Aug 20th: Tara Helen O'Connor, Stephen Prutsman and The Telegraph Quartet: Eric Chin, Joseph Maile, Pei-Ling Lin and Jeremiah Shaw

Purchase Tickets St. Helena Performing Arts Center, 1401 Grayson Avenue, St. Helen, CA

  • Three classic silent films, with original music by Stephen Prutsman
  • A Trip to the Moon  Georges Méliès
  • The Cameraman's Revenge  Wladyslaw Starewicz
  • Sherlock Jr.  Buster Keaton
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ABOUT TARA

Tara Helen O'Connor is a charismatic performer noted for her artistic depth, brilliant technique, and colorful tone spanning every musical era. Winner of an Avery Fisher Career Grant and a two-time Grammy nominee, she is now a season artist of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. A Wm. S. Haynes flute artist, Tara regularly participates in the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Music@Menlo, the Chamber Music Festival of the Bluegrass, Spoleto USA, Chamber Music Northwest, Mainly Mozart Festival, Music from Angel Fire, the Banff Centre, the Great Mountains Music Festival, Chesapeake Music Festival and the Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival.

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Earthshine

Bibimbop (5637218897),
Feb 2004 (CD)

Composers: Beata Moon
Artists: Tara Helen O'Connor, Marianne Gythfeldt, Ann Ellsworth, Jacqueline Leclair, Laura Koepke

DVD: Live From Lincoln Center Simple Gifts: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center at Shaker Village

PBS Distribution ( LVLC601),
Oct 2016 (CD)

Composers: Copland, Dvorak, Barber, Foster and O'Connor
Artists: Tara Helen O’Connor, David Shifrin, Peter Kolkay, Gilles Vonsattel, Wu Han, Kristin Lee, Arnaud Sussmann, Paul Neubauer, David Finckel, Daxun Zhang, The Escher String Quartet: Adam Barnett-Hart, Aaron Boyd, Pierre LaPointe and Brook Speltz

A Menacing Plume

New World Records (80747),
Apr 2014 (CD)

Composers: Rand Steiger
Artists: Talea Ensemble: James Baker, Tara Helen O’Connor, Arthur Sato, Steven Beck, Stephen Gosling, Matthew Gold, Alex Lipowski, Yuki Numata Resnick, Chris Gross, Olivier Pasquet, Rand Steiger, Rane Moore, Elizabeth Weisser; Miller Puckette, Rand Steiger, Ben Reimer, and Leanne Zacharias

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