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.



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

Fred Lerdahl Volume 5

Bridge Records, Inc (9484),
May 2017 (CD)

Composers: Fred Lerdahl
Artists: Windscape: Tara Helen O' Connor · Randall Wolfgang · Alan R. Kay · David Jolley · Frank Morelli, Quattro Mani, Weiss-Kaplan-Sumpf Trio, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and Roberto Abbado, conductor

The Music of Frank Wigglesworth

Composers Recordings, Inc. (CRI) (733),
Oct 1996 (CD)

Composers: Frank Wigglesworth
Artists: Tara Helen O'Connor, Sunghae Anna Lim