Upcoming Performances

Sat, Jul 20th: Tara Helen O’Connor, Kathleen McIntosh, Jennifer Frautschi, Paul Huang, Miami String Quartet (Benny Kim, Cathy Meng Robinson, Scott Lee, Keith Robinson) and Mark Tatum

St. Francis Auditorium, New Mexico Museum of Art , Santa Fe, NM

  • PJ. S. Bach Trio Sonata in C Major, BWV 1037
  • Vivaldi Cello Sonata in E Minor, RV 40
  • Vivaldi Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 4, No. 2, from La stravaganza, RV 279
  • J. S. Bach Violin Concerto in E Major, BWV 1042

Thu, Jul 25th: Tara Helen O'Connor, Adam Neiman, Hye-Jin Kim, Ara Gregorian and Peter Stumpf

Southern Vermont Arts Center , Manchester, VT

  • Mozart Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, K. 478
  • Prokofieff Sonata in D Major
  • Jacob Four Fancies for Flute, Violin, Viola, & Cello (1976)
  • Elgar Piano Quintet in A minor, Op. 84

Thu, Aug 1st: Tara Helen O’Connor and Stephen Prutsman in Recital

Martin Family Hall at the Menlo School 50 Valparaiso Avenue, Atherton, CA

Carte Blanche Concert 

  • J. S. Bach Sonata in g minor for Flute and Keyboard, BWV 1020 (before 1735; attributed to C. P. E. Bach)
  • Reynolds Share for Alto Flute and Piano (2003)
  • Schubert Introduction and Variations on Trockne Blumen for Flute and Piano, op. 160, D. 802 (1824)
  • Fauré Fantaisie for Flute and Piano, op. 79 (1898)Gieseking Sonatine for Flute and Piano (1935)
  • Prutsman Voyage to the Moon for Flutes, Piano, and Silent Film (2019) (West Coast premiere)
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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

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

On Alligators

Tzadik (8010),
Jan 2005 (CD)

Composers: Charles Wuorinen
Artists: Charles Wuorinen, Tara O'Connor, Fred Sherry, Kevin Bowyer, Jennifer Frautschi, Peter Kolkay, Sunghae Anna Lim, Charles Neidich, Richard O'Neill, Gerard Reuter, Herbert Blomstedt, Garrick Ohlsson, Brentano String Quartet, San Francisco Symphony

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Innova (653),
Apr 2006 (CD)

Composers: Belinda Reynolds
Artists: Tara Helen O'Connor, Gregory Hesselink, Margaret Kampmeier, Roy Whelden, New Millennium Ensemble, American Baroque, Citywinds

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