iPalpiti Orchestra wraps up festival at concert

The acclaimed iPalpiti Orchestra of 24 award-winning young musicians from 22 different countries presented a free concert July 18 in the San Dieguito Academy gymnasium. The event was the culmination of their two-week festival in Encinitas.

They performed Liszt’s “Hungarian Rhapsody,” Borodin’s “Nocturne,” Arensky’s “Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky,” Schnittke’s “Mischievous Polka,” and more. Eduard Schmieder was the conductor.

The event also included opportunity drawings of original art, gift certificates, and more to benefit the new arts center in Encinitas. For more information, visit

Photos by Jon Clark.