The Fairfield Public Library will host its trio-in-residence, "The Lions Gate Trio," for a sixth season at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, in the Memorial Room of the main library, 1080 Old Post Road.

The program will be a tribute to Mendelssohn and include selections from his inspiration, J.S. Bach, according to the library.

The afternoon will also feature music by Connecticut composer Charles Ives.

The trio -- pianist Florence Millet, violinist Katie Lansdale and new cellist Darrett Adkins -- will perform Mendelssohn's Trio No. 1 in D minor, Opus 49 and the first movement of Ives' Piano Trio. Other selections to be played individually by trio members will include Alcotts from Ives Concord Sonata and Mendelssohn's Variations Serieuses, Opus 54 played by pianist Millet; J.S. Bach's Prelude and Sarabande from Suite No. 3 in C Major for solo cello played by Adkins; and the Presto from Bach's Sonata No. 3 in C Major for solo violin by Lansdale.

Also the trio-in-residence at the University of Hartford's Hartt School, Lions Gate has had previous residencies at Yale University, Tanglewood and the University of Pittsburgh.

The performance, underwritten by Friends of the Fairfield Public Library as part of the Soundwaves Concert Series, will be followed by a reception with light refreshments.

Registration for the free program is recommended as seating is limited. Register by visiting www.fairfieldpubliclibrary.org. Call 203-256-3160 for information.