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.



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

Music@Menlo Live, From Bach, Disc 6

Music@Menlo Live (5373826862),
Dec 2013 (CD)

Composers: Bach, Saint Saens, Debussy and Tournier
Artists: Tara Helen O’Connor, Paul Neubauer, Bridget Kibbey, Kristin Lee, Dmitri Atapine, Gilles Vonsattel, WuHan

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