Upcoming Performances

Mon, Apr 13th: Joyce DiDonato and Friends: Tara Helen O'Connor, Anthony McGill, Emmanuel Ceysson, Bryan Wagorn, and the Brentano String Quartet

Zankal Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York, NY

Program to include works by Ravel, Debussy, and others

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)


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.



The Art of Fugue

Deutsche Grammophon (28947776314),
Feb 2008 (Download)

Composers: Johann Sebastian Bach
Artists: Windscape: Tara Helen O' Connor, Randall Wolfgang, Alan R. Kay, David Jolley, Frank Morelli, Orion String Quartet: Daniel Phillips, Todd Phillips, Steven Tenenbom, Timothy Eddy, The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

H.C.E. (Here Comes Everybody)

CRI (NWCR772),
Feb 2007 (CD)

Composers: Richard Festinger, John Cage, Charles Wuorinen, Morton Feldman, Robert Morris
Artists: New Millenium Ensemble: Tara Helen O?Connor, Marianne Gythfeldt, Sunghae Anna, Lim, Gregory Hesselink, Margaret, Kampmeier, Johan Ferrari & Mary Nessinger


Tzadik (8018),
Oct 2005 (CD)

Composers: John Zorn
Artists: Tara O'Connor, Lisa Bielawa, Martha Cluver, Abby Fischer, Kirsten Sollek, Martha Sullivan, Jennifer Choi, Lois Martin, Richard O'Neill, Fred Sherry, June Han, Stephen Gosling, David Shively, Ikue Mori, Brad Lubman