Mentor Public Library hosts expert talk on influences of Mozart's music
Mar. 27—Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart lived during the American Revolution and start of the French Revolution, and now discover how the revolutionary atmosphere on two continents influenced his music during a free program at 6:30 p.m. April 10 at Mentor Public Library's Main Branch, 8215 Mentor Ave.
Stephanie Ruozzo, the director of education and engagement for the Cleveland Opera Theater, will explore the themes of class relations and social upheaval in three operas by Mozart and his librettist, Lorenzo da Ponte — "Le Nozze di Figaro," "Don Giovanni" and "Cosi Fan Tutte."
Ruozzo's talk is open to all, but due to limited space, registration is required. Sign up at www.mentorpl.org or by calling the library at 440-255-8811, ext. 1.