Upcoming Performances

Fri, Jul 6th: Tara Helen O'Connor, Dover Quartet, David Shifrin, Fred Sherry, Nokuthula Nqwenyama, Valerie Coleman, Mark Dover and J.P. Redmond

Lincoln Recital Hall at Portland State University, Portland, OR

  • VALERIE COLEMAN A Right to Be for Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano (2017)
  • J. P. REDMOND Three Literary Snapshots for Flute, Viola, Piano (2015)
  • NOKUTHULA NGWENYAMA Primal Message for Viola Quintet (Commission)
  • MARK ABEL Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano (2017)                                  

Mon, Jul 9th: Tara Helen O'Connor, Ransom Wilson, Jennifer Frautschi, David Ian Rosenbaum, Andy Akiho, Nokuthula Ngwenyama, J.P. Redmond, Fred Sherry and Peter Lloyd

Kaul Auditorium, Reed College , Portland, OR

  • BACH Trio Sonata in G Major for Two Flutes and Continuo, BWV 1039
  • JOHN LUTHER ADAMS there is no one, not even the wind (2016)
  • DVORAK Quartet in A-flat Major for Strings, op. 105

Tue, Jul 10th: Tara Helen O'Connor, Ransom Wilson, Jennifer Frautschi, David Ian Rosenbaum, Andy Akiho, Nokuthula Ngwenyama, J.P. Redmond, Fred Sherry and Peter Lloyd

Lincoln Performance Hall at Portland State University, Portland, OR

  • BACH Trio Sonata in G Major for Two Flutes and Continuo, BWV 1039       
  • JOHN LUTHER ADAMS there is no one, not even the wind (2016)
  • DVORAK Quartet in A-flat Major for Strings, op. 105
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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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SELECT RECORDINGS

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

Jeremy Denk Plays Ives

Think Denk Media (2567),
Jul 2010 (CD)

Composers: Charles Ives
Artists: Jeremy Denk, Tara Helen O'Connor

Music@Menlo Live: 2016 Russian Reflections Disc 7

Music@Menlo Live (B01N54J7RO),
Feb 2017 (CD)

Composers: Rachmaninov, Prokofiev and Mozart
Artists: Tara Helen O’Connor, Wu Qian, Ani Kavafian, Paul Huang, Paul Neubauer, Matthew Lipman, Clive Greensmith, Lucille Chung, and Gloria Chen

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