May 2015

“Vinci is the Lully of Italy: true, simple, natural, expressive”- for generations Leonardo Vinci was just another obscure Baroque composer, but in 2012, Parnassus Arts’ amazingly successful performances of his Artaserse lifted the veil from this forgotten genius of Italian opera, and from the mysterious all-male world of the 18th-century Roman stage. Il Catone in Utica offers another gourmet