The Mendelssohn Project performs at Wednesdays@Noon


A large number of people recently enjoyed a performance by The Mendelssohn Project at the Wednesdays@Noon concert series Aug. 6 held at the Encinitas Library.

Music lovers can enjoy lunch with a free mini-concert at Wednesdays@Noon, the lunchtime concert series hosted weekly by the city of Encinitas.

Now in its third year, the series features outstanding musicians from throughout Southern California performing at the Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive. Bring lunch, or buy a nibble from the coffee cart. Concerts run from noon to 12:45 p.m.

“We want to encourage established musicians who perform all styles of music to participate in Wednesdays@Noon,” said Judy Thum, chairwoman of the Commission for the Arts. Email a bio, contact information and an audio sample to; call 760-633-2746.

The remaining August lineup concerts:

• Aug. 20: Verdi: A Family Affair! Members of the North County Opera Soiree perform selections from “Rigoletto,” “La Traviata,” “Il Trovatore,” “Simon Boccanegra,” and more.

• Aug. 27: An All Chopin Program with pianist Peter Gach. He will perform the Ballade in G minor, the A-flat Polonaise, and more.

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