Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 | Drew Peterson, piano
Nicolai: Overture from “The Merry Wives of Windsor”
Strauss: Suite from “Der Rosenkavalier”
The romantic comedy is a standard film genre — and this month, the Sequoia Symphony puts a musical spin on it. The theme runs through Rachmaninoff’s romantic and exhilarating second piano concerto, and two fantastic orchestral showpieces from comic operas round out the program.