Better than flowers
This Mother’s Day, how about treating Mom to an orchestra concert? The Auburn Symphony (which features musicians from across the region) is performing at the Mondavi Center with Peter Jaffe conducting. Sacramento’s own Ira Gerswhin specialist, pianist Richard Glazier (pictured), will be the soloist for “Rhapsody in Blue.” Also on the program: “Symphony No. 1 (Titan)” by Gustav Mahler and Leonard Bernstein’s “Overture to Candide.” $40; 3 p.m. Sunday, May 8, at the Mondavi Center, 1 Shields Avenue in Davis; (530) 754-2787; www.mondaviarts.org.