Upcoming Performances

Thu, Jun 25th: Tara Helen O'Connor, Gilles Vonsattel and the Orion String Quartet

Kaul Auditorium at Reed College, Portland, OR

  • Mozart Flute Quartet in D Major, K. 285
  • Schubert String Quartet No. 1 in A Minor, D. 804, Op. 29 ("Rosamunde")
  • R. Schumann Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44

Fri, Jun 26th: Tara Helen O'Connor, Ida Kavafian and the Orion String Quartet

Lincoln Recital Hall at PSU, Portland, OR

  • Roberto Sierra¬† Duo Concertante (2015)
  • Jacob TV "It" for Flute and Soundtrack (2012)
  • Wynton Marsalis Suite from "At The Octoroon Balls" (1995)

Wed, Jul 1st: Tara Helen O'Connor, David Shifrin, Anna Polonsky, Daniel Phillips, Gilles Vonsattel, Peter Wiley, Robert Blocker and Henry Kramer

Alberta Rose Theater, Portland, OR

  • Poulenc Clarinet Sonata (1962)
  • Debussy Cello Sonata
  • Dutilleux Sonatine for Flute and Piano (1943)
  • Saint Saens Tarantelle for Flute, Clarinet and Piano in A Minor, Op. 6
  • Ravel¬†Piano Trio in A Minor


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.




New Focus (6812),
Feb 2015 (CD)

Composers: Matthew Greenbaum
Artists: Tara Helen O'Connor, Calvin Wiersma, Re'ut Ben-Ze'ev, Julie Bishop, Cygnus Ensemble, Momenta String Quartet

The Music Of Rolv Yttrehus

Composers Recordings, Inc. (Cri) (843),
Jan 2000 (CD)

Composers: Rolv Yttrehus
Artists: Tara Helen O'Connor, Margaret Parkins, Wade Weast, Michael Manly, George Hoyt, Barbara Hegner, Ted Sturm, Daniel Kennedy, John Ferrari, Bronwen Jones, Peter Jarvis, Composers Guild of New Jersey Performance Ensemble

Broken Consort

CRI (NWCR834),
Jun 2000 (CD)

Composers: Sebastian Currier, John Halle, Charles Wuorinen, Chester Biscardi, David Lang, William Anderson, Anthony Braxton, Robert Pollock
Artists: Cygnus Ensemble: Tara Helen O'Connor, Elizabeth Farnum, Jacqueline Leclair, Jacqui Carrasco, Joan Forsyth,, John Whitfield, Oren Fader, William Anderson